North Carolina Tar Heels Articles

Miami Hurricanes
John Swofford’s league was at a crossroads and it feels like the ACC made the right choice.A Grant of Rights has been signed, the Louisville Cardinals — and mastermind athletic director Tom Jurich — are joining the ranks (and will...
Braden Gall
10 months ago
Clemson Tigers
The Bowl Championship Series is dead. But even the harshest of BCS detractors must acknowledge that the 16-year run was arguably the best era of college football in the history of the sport.The era was highlighted by the advent of the BCS...
Braden Gall
11 months ago
Jameis Winston
The ACC finished the BCS era on a high note. Florida State defeated Auburn for the national championship, and Clemson won the Orange Bowl over Ohio State. Also, the ACC had 11 teams play in a bowl.After a satisfying end to the 2013 season, the ACC...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
Oregon Ducks
Tune in to the Athlon Sports Cover 2 Podcast as our staff talks college football every week leading up to the 2014 season.iTunes | Podcast ArchiveThe dust has barely settled on what was a truly magnificent ending to the BCS era. Not only in the...
Braden Gall
11 months ago
Marcus Paige
The last few weeks have given a few big-name programs and coaches much to think about on the practice court.Louisville is recalibrating without Chane Behanan for a team that already showed flaws that could prevent the Cardinals from defending their...
David Fox
11 months ago
Marquise Williams
For the second year in a row, Cincinnati will try and defeat an ACC team with a distinct home-field advantage in the Belk Bowl in Charlotte, N.C. This year the Bearcats’ opponent is North Carolina, as the Tar Heels return to the postseason...
Mark Ross
11 months ago
Florida State Seminoles
Numbers and statistics are unquestionably a huge part of the game. Any game, for that matter.Some like to keep it simple and use the ol' eyeball test, while others fall on the sabermetric side of things. In the football world, that means total...
Braden Gall
11 months ago
Clemson Tigers
The 2013 college football regular season had distinct and unique character. The No. 2 team in the nation didn’t lose every weekend like in 2007. And one player didn’t captivate the nation like Cam Newton in 2010 or Johnny Manziel last...
Braden Gall
12 months ago
Let’s get this out of the way: The greatest conference in college basketball history the ACC is not. ... yet.Don’t blame the powerhouses, though. Even though North Carolina has two losses it would like to forget, the Tar Heels have...
David Fox
12 months ago
Willie Cauley-Stein
At first, the question for Kentucky’s trip to North Carolina on Saturday is: How did we get here?The Wildcats and the Tar Heels have four losses between them. Kentucky’s two losses, even on neutral courts to major teams, are probably...
David Fox
1 year ago
Jimbo Fisher
Overall, 2013 was a pretty good year for the ACC. Florida State went 13-0 and is set to play Auburn for the national championship. Clemson went 10-2 – its only losses to Florida State and South Carolina – and the Tigers will play in...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
The award for the most bizarre start to the season undoubtedly goes to North Carolina.The Tar Heels lost at home to a team Athlon picked second in its division in the Ohio Valley (Belmont) and a week later defeated our preseason No. 2 team (...
David Fox
1 year ago
Nik Stauskas
Before the season started, Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski talked of the newly expanded ACC as perhaps the best conference in the history of the game.To accomplish that, the ACC may have to overcome the Big Ten. The Big Ten was the nation’s top...
David Fox
1 year ago
Jameis Winston
The ACC went 1-3 against its SEC rivals, but Florida State’s win over Florida puts the Seminoles in position to play for the national championship with a victory in the ACC title game next Saturday.Duke’s surprising season continued...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Jameis Winston
National respect, BCS bowls and the Coastal Division title are all up for grabs in the ACC this Saturday.With four games against the SEC, the ACC has a chance to earn some national respect, especially if Clemson can go on the road and beat South...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Frank Beamer
True college football fans like to examine and dissect statistics, whether it's a quarterback's completion percentage or a team's winning record on the road. We, however, love stats. With that in mind, we scoured the ACC to put together...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Dabo Swinney
The ACC didn’t have a matchup with national interest in Week 13, but there were plenty of key developments from the few conference games.Boston College running back Andre Williams continued his ridiculous season with a huge outing against...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Tom Savage
The ACC features only four matchups with teams in conference play this Saturday, while Florida State, Georgia Tech, Clemson and North Carolina step out of the ACC for a non-conference affair.With the Atlantic Division title settled, the focus of...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Jimbo Fisher
True college football fans like to examine and dissect statistics, whether it's a quarterback's completion percentage or a team's winning record on the road. We, however, love stats. With that in mind, we scoured the ACC to put together...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Andre Williams
The ACC lacked a marquee game for Week 12, but there was plenty of intrigue in the six-game slate.Duke defeated Miami 48-30 to assume sole possession of first place in the Coastal Division. The Blue Devils still have to play Wake Forest and North...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Jamison Crowder
It’s another light week of games in the ACC for Week 12. Florida State clinched the Atlantic Division title with last Saturday’s win over Wake Forest, and the Seminoles can bolster their national championship position with an impressive...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Logan Thomas
True college football fans like to examine and dissect statistics, whether it's a quarterback's completion percentage or a team's winning record on the road. We, however, love stats. With that in mind, we scoured the ACC to put together...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Jameis Winston
With Oregon’s loss to Stanford on Thursday night, Florida State is officially in the driver’s seat to play for the national title. And the Seminoles continued to win in impressive fashion, handling Wake Forest 59-3.North Carolina and...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Stephen Morris
The ACC dominated the college football spotlight last Saturday, as Florida State-Miami took center stage as a top-10 matchup. The Seminoles handled the Hurricanes with ease, essentially locking up the Atlantic Division.Miami’s Coastal...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Bryn Renner
North Carolina quarterback Bryn Renner suffered a shoulder injury against NC State and will miss the rest of the 2013 season.Renner threw for 1,765 yards and 10 touchdowns this season and completed 65.8 percent of his throws.Losing Renner is a...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago

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