North Carolina Tar Heels Articles

Jameis Winston
The much-hyped showdown in ACC turned out to be a one-sided affair.Florida State and Clemson was only the fourth meeting with two ACC teams ranked in the top five of the Associated Press poll, but the Seminoles simply dominated the Tigers in a 51-...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Jameis Winston
After spending most of the year out of the spotlight with few marquee matchups, the national focus in college football for Week 8 is in the ACC.Clemson-Florida State is a matchup of two top-five teams, with the winner of this game staying alive in...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Tajh Boyd
The ACC has been a little off the national radar for most of this season, but at least for one weekend (Oct. 19), the spotlight will be on this conference. Clemson-Florida State is a huge top-five showdown and should be one of the best games of the...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Logan Thomas
Week 7 was a table-setter for the rest of the ACC season.Clemson avoided an upset bid by Boston College, which sets up a huge showdown against Florida State next week. The Tigers and Seminoles are both national title contenders, and the matchup in...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Anthony Boone
With Florida State and Miami on bye, Week 7 was off the radar in terms of national attention. However, Saturday’s games set the table for what should be an interesting second half of the season in the ACC.Clemson survived an upset bid by...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
North Carolina entered 2013 with high expectations. The Tar Heels finished 8-4 with NCAA sanctions preventing this team from playing in a bowl game last season and was picked by some to win the Coastal Division.However, North Carolina has been one...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
The ACC hasn’t been able to brag No. 1 conference status for a while. Last season it was the Big Ten. Before that, the Big East had its run.Perhaps expansion diluted the ACC product a bit in past years. Until last season, Miami didn’t...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Week 6 in the ACC is headlined by a huge matchup in both divisions.In the Atlantic, Maryland travels to Florida State. The Terrapins have already matched their win total from last season, and their offense has improved with a healthy C.J. Brown...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Stephen Morris
Week 1 was a good debut for most of the teams in the ACC. North Carolina was handled by South Carolina on the road, but Virginia knocked off BYU, and Clemson scored a huge non-conference victory over Georgia.Although non-conference wins aren’...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Week 1 of the 2013 college football season is in the books, and a few coaches are feeling the pressure after their opening week performance.Connecticut’s Paul Pasqualoni takes the top spot in Athlon’s hot seat rankings after Week 1. The...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Tajh Boyd
Considering the bad losses suffered by some of the other BCS leagues, Week 1 was a solid debut for the ACC in 2013.Clemson scored a huge victory against Georgia, which should propel the Tigers into a top-five spot in most weekly polls. Clemson...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney didn’t make a huge impact on the stat sheet on Thursday night (three tackles), but the junior was around the line of scrimmage most of the night. Clowney’s presence altered North Carolina...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Jadeveon Clowney
College football’s 2013 season kicks off with an ACC-SEC matchup between North Carolina and South Carolina. The Tar Heels were ineligible to play in the postseason last year but compiled an impressive 8-4 record in coach Larry Fedora’s...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Tajh Boyd
Most of the ACC should have an easy Week 1 victory, but there are a few marquee matchups that will play a role in the national and conference title picture.The showdown between Georgia and Clemson is easily one of the best games of the opening...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Nick Saban
With kickoff for the 2013 college football season just around the corner, there’s just enough time for one more set of predictions.Athlon’s editors met before the preseason magazine was released to iron out the predictions after spring...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Jameis Winston
Every year, college football fans are introduced to a handful of players that become household names by the end of the season. Predicting which players will breakout any year is never an easy task.Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston ranks as...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
College Football's Top 50 Must-See Games of 2013
Kansas State and Baylor was the most important game in the Big 12 last year. It was Texas A&M that upset Alabama last fall, not LSU. Stanford surprised the nation by knocking off Oregon in Eugene. And Florida State battled Clemson for the right...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Yesterday, Athlon looked at the most beneficial home schedules in college football for the 2013 season. We considered the best home schedules to be those that would be most helpful to a team’s goals by bringing the toughest opponents to the...
David Fox
1 year ago
ACC expansion solidified the league and added to the depth of both the football and basketball lineups.The basketball benches, though, is where ACC fans may notice the biggest upgrade. Both of the country’s 900-win coaches now work in the...
David Fox
1 year ago
College football is all about the stories — the rivalries, the personal connections and the connection to history.Alabama’s trip to Texas A&M, provided Johnny Manziel plays, is notable for the title implications and the rematch from...
David Fox
1 year ago
Florida State Seminoles
Who would have thought that North Carolina State hosting Florida State would have been the most important game in the ACC in 2012?That thrilling, nail-biting, fourth-down-converting loss to the Wolfpack in a crazed Carter-Finley Stadium hurt the...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
When we sit down to iron out our Top 25 Poll each year at Athlon Sports, we are trying to project the final year-end standings not build a preseason power poll. It might be a small and subtle difference but an important one to acknowledge.We don...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Two ACC teams will play in the highest-profile games of the first week when Clemson hosts Georgia and Virginia Tech faces Alabama in Atlanta. The deciding conference title, though, will wait until mid-October. That’s when Clemson,...
David Fox
1 year ago
The ACC gets knocked for its poor BCS bowl record (3-13) and for not being able to compete with the SEC on a regular basis. While this is true, John Swofford has this league heading in the right direction with team stability and plenty of room for...
Braden Gall
1 year ago

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