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  • UNC head coach Larry Fedora (UNC Athletics)

    Coach Fedora: UNC Getting Back to Fundamentals in Bye Week

    September 8, 2014 at 7:13 pm

    UNC head football coach Larry Fedora is glad his Tar Heels are 2-0, but knows there’s a need for improvement with a touch schedule looming after the bye week.

  • Jeff Schoettmer with the Tar Pit student section (Elliott Rubin)

    Tar Heels Feeding Off Electricity, Energy of Kenan Fans

    September 7, 2014 at 4:56 pm

    UNC head coach Larry Fedora and players were quick to point out the impact of the rowdy crowd that generated a true home-field advantage inside a striped-out Kenan Stadium Saturday night in the Tar Heels’ 31-27 comeback win over the San Diego State Aztecs.

  • Ryan Switzer gets the handoff for the Tar Heels (Elliott Rubin)

    Tar Heels Conquer Aztecs With 31-27 Comeback Stripe Out Win

    September 6, 2014 at 11:30 pm

    The No. 21 North Carolina football team rallied from a 24-14 fourth quarter deficit to down San Diego State 31-27 and improve to 2-0 on the season in a raucous atmosphere inside Kenan Stadium Saturday night.

  • The Grid: Week 3

    September 5, 2014 at 6:30 pm

    Week three of high school football on WCHL features a local showdown between two undefeated teams as the 2-0 Carrboro Jaguars play host to the 2-0 Chapel Hill Tigers. The matchup pits two squads hungry to continue their turnarounds from a season ago. The Tigers have earned some revenge from losses in 2013 with back-to-back […]

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    Breakin’ It Down: San Diego State

    September 5, 2014 at 12:18 pm

    The No. 21 Tar Heels will attempt to improve to 2-0 under head coach Larry Fedora for the first time when they welcome the streaking San Diego State Aztecs to Chapel Hill for a Saturday night showdown that will mark the second ever game between the two schools on the gridiron. UNC claimed the only […]

  • Tar Heel defenders rush to scoop up a Liberty turnover. (Elliott Rubin)

    No. 21 Tar Heels Brace for Chaotic, Speedy Aztec Assault Saturday

    September 4, 2014 at 5:59 pm

    The No. 21 North Carolina football team enters Saturday hoping to start a season 2-0 for the first time under head coach Larry Fedora when the Tar Heels welcome the 1-0 San Diego State Aztecs to Kenan Stadium for an 8 p.m. kickoff under the lights.

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    The Grid: Week 3

    September 4, 2014 at 4:53 pm

    Week three of high school football on WCHL features a local showdown between two undefeated teams as the 2-0 Carrboro Jaguars play host to the 2-0 Chapel Hill Tigers.

  • Jack Tabb (keepingitheel.com)

    Ebron to Tabb: UNC TE’s Turn To Embrace Spotlight

    September 2, 2014 at 7:20 pm

    UNC tight end Jack Tabb isn’t your normal senior veteran. Although in his final season at Chapel Hill, he’s adapting to life in the spotlight for the first time.

  • Coach Fedora had plenty to learn about his squad last Saturday (Elliott Rubin)

    Larry Fedora: Youthful Tar Heels Learning From Mistakes, Growing

    September 1, 2014 at 5:30 pm

    When it comes to the whopping 67 players that got on the field last weekend, Coach Fedora says the more the merrier.

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    Coach Fedora, UNC Players Reflect on Week One Win

    August 31, 2014 at 6:34 pm

    UNC head coach Larry Fedora addressed the media following Carolina’s win Saturday night in Chapel Hill and had a lot to discuss.