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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Finishing touch neededFAYETTEVILLE -- Many analysts project Arkansas to give the best of the SEC West
Finishing touch needed
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
FAYETTEVILLE -- Many analysts project Arkansas to give the best of the SEC West a great go of it in Coach Bret Bielema's third season because the Razorbacks are considered one of the toughest teams in the country to get prepared to play. The second... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Wounded Saban bad news for everyone elseWith only 10 starters back, including three on offense, Alabama and Nick Saban
Wounded Saban bad news for everyone else
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
With only 10 starters back, including three on offense, Alabama and Nick Saban are in rare air. The Crimson Tide aren't considered the team to beat in the SEC West this season. That is Auburn, which has only 12 starters back, four on offense, but... Read more
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TribLIVE
College football preview: ACCClemson, Ga. Tech ride their QBs Clemson sophomore quarterback Deshaun Watson
College football preview: ACC
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
Clemson, Ga. Tech ride their QBs Clemson sophomore quarterback Deshaun Watson is so good he didn't even have to play a full season last year to be named preseason player of the year. Watson missed five games with injuries, but he was voted ACC... Read more
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The News & Observer
Davis looking for breakout year, as are Tar Heels | News & Observer August 29, 2015 UNC senior Quinshad Davis looking to ret
Davis looking for breakout year, as are Tar Heels
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
| News & Observer August 29, 2015 UNC senior Quinshad Davis looking to return to freshman-year production Receiver embodies many of the questions... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
ACC preview: School-schoolBoston College Eagles Last season: 7-6 (4-4 ACC, 4th in Atlantic Division) Th
ACC preview: School-school
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
Boston College Eagles Last season: 7-6 (4-4 ACC, 4th in Atlantic Division) The Coach: Steve Addazio (3rd year, 14–12 with Eagles) The Buzz: B.C. has developed a reputation for being a gritty, physical squad under Addazio. That offensive philosophy... Read more
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The News & Observer
Gene Chizik finds “karma” in fresh start at UNCEvery morning when he walks into the North Carolina football offices, Gene Chiz
Gene Chizik finds “karma” in fresh start at UNC
The News & Observer / Posted 3 days ago
Every morning when he walks into the North Carolina football offices, Gene Chizik passes the statue out front of Charlie “Choo Choo” Justice, the one with Justice standing tall, looking stern, tough, his helmet in his hand. It makes Chizik... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
Are you ready for some UNC football?DTH Sports at a Glance Logan Ulrich Published 21 minutes ago Welcome back to D
Are you ready for some UNC football?
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 3 days ago
DTH Sports at a Glance Logan Ulrich Published 21 minutes ago Welcome back to DTH Sports At A Glance — your dose of sports news from the student journalists at The Daily Tar Heel. Every Friday, we'll let you know... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
Defensive coordinator Gene Chizik comes to UNC after 2-year hiatus Pat James | Published 13 minutes ago Coach Chizik monitors the North Carolina
Defensive coordinator Gene Chizik comes to UNC after 2-year hiatus
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 3 days ago
Pat James | Published 13 minutes ago Coach Chizik monitors the North Carolina football team practice on Aug. 25. Photo by Dillon Deaton She knew the time would come. For two years,... Read more
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The News & Observer
2015 UNC football: Things to know | News & Observer Offense returns nearly intact, though offensive line has to
2015 UNC football: Things to know
The News & Observer / Posted 4 days ago
| News & Observer Offense returns nearly intact, though offensive line has to improve for unit to reach potential How much defensive improvement is realistic in first year in new system? The schedule is more... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
UNC football coach Tray Scott looks to restore defensive lineUNC football defensive line coach Tray Scott talks about what brought him to th
UNC football coach Tray Scott looks to restore defensive line
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 6 days ago
UNC football defensive line coach Tray Scott talks about what brought him to the program. Tray Scott, the youngest member of the North Carolina coaching staff, never hesitates to get his hands dirty. Whether it’s 7 a.m. in the weight room or in the... Read more
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NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk
CFT 2015 Preseason Preview: Coaching Hot SeatLike death and taxes, another certainty in life is that, somewhere, a college c
CFT 2015 Preseason Preview: Coaching Hot Seat
NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk / Posted 7 days ago
Like death and taxes, another certainty in life is that, somewhere, a college coach’s backside is feeling a little toasty. Such is the case as we get set to embark on a sparkling new football season, with a handful of coaches feeling the heat from... Read more
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Daily Herald
Tar Heels hoping offseason revamp means big step forwardCHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- North Carolina has spent the months since the end of a fru
Tar Heels hoping offseason revamp means big step forward
Daily Herald / Posted 12 days ago
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- North Carolina has spent the months since the end of a frustrating season trying to repair a fractured locker room as well as a broken defense. Fourth-year coach Larry Fedora is waiting to find out if the Tar Heels have done... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
ACC looks to showcase depth beyond Florida StateThe Associated Press GREENSBORO, N.C. — The Atlantic Coast Conference recently
ACC looks to showcase depth beyond Florida State
Savannah Morning News / Posted 13 days ago
The Associated Press GREENSBORO, N.C. — The Atlantic Coast Conference recently has produced a Heisman Trophy winner, a No. 1 overall draft pick, a BCS champion and a playoff team. OK, that wasn’t the whole league, but just one school — Florida... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
Sophomore linebacker Cayson Collins makes his case for a starting position Logan Ulrich | Published 3 hours ago After a forced fumble against Miami on N
Sophomore linebacker Cayson Collins makes his case for a starting position
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 14 days ago
Logan Ulrich | Published 3 hours ago After a forced fumble against Miami on Nov. 1, Collins scooped up the loose ball just as it squirted from the pile and raced 39 yards for... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
Q&A with former UNC football coach Mack BrownBefore 16 seasons as the head football coach at Texas, Mack Brown held the same
Q&A with former UNC football coach Mack Brown
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 14 days ago
Before 16 seasons as the head football coach at Texas, Mack Brown held the same position at North Carolina for 10 years. After joining the Tar Heels in 1988, he led UNC to 69 wins during his tenure, placing him in a tie with Bill Dooley for the... Read more
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The News & Observer
What Gene Chizik wants his UNC defense to be known for | News & Observer August 13, 2015 New defensive coordinator Gene Chizik wa
What Gene Chizik wants his UNC defense to be known for
The News & Observer / Posted 17 days ago
| News & Observer August 13, 2015 New defensive coordinator Gene Chizik wants his defense to be defined by physicality Tar Heels defense... Read more
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The News & Observer
Luke DeCock and Mark Armstrong break down the defensive changes for UNC | News & Observer News & Observer columnist Luke DeCock and ABC 11's Mark A
Luke DeCock and Mark Armstrong break down the defensive changes for UNC
The News & Observer / Posted 18 days ago
| News & Observer News & Observer columnist Luke DeCock and ABC 11's Mark Armstrong talk about the... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Biggest Storylines Heading into Florida's Fall CampThe expectations for new head coaches have changed a bit over the last decade.
Biggest Storylines Heading into Florida's Fall Camp
Bleacher Report / Posted 18 days ago
The expectations for new head coaches have changed a bit over the last decade. The ability to recruit, catch lighting in a bottle and turn around programs that have struggled in a hurry has virtually erased the margin for error for newcomers. Urban... Read more
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The News & Observer
Chizik under spotlight now, but UNC defense will be soon enough | News & Observer August 12, 2015 New North Carolina defensive coordinator
Chizik under spotlight now, but UNC defense will be soon enough
The News & Observer / Posted 18 days ago
| News & Observer August 12, 2015 New North Carolina defensive coordinator tasked with turnaround Training-camp... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Best Head Coach-QB Tandems in CFBGus Malzahn has had some excellent college quarterbacks during his meteoric ris
Best Head Coach-QB Tandems in CFB
Bleacher Report / Posted 19 days ago
Gus Malzahn has had some excellent college quarterbacks during his meteoric rise as a coach, and Auburn's offensive guru is now handing the reins of his attack to one of the most hyped signal-callers in school history in Jeremy Johnson. Malzahn... Read more
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Bleacher Report
SEC Teams Most Likely to Not Make Bowl GameIt's August, which means your team—yes, even if you're a fan of Vanderbilt—is a
SEC Teams Most Likely to Not Make Bowl Game
Bleacher Report / Posted 19 days ago
It's August, which means your team—yes, even if you're a fan of Vanderbilt—is a surefire division title contender and a stone-cold, lead-pipe lock to make the second annual College Football Playoff. That's not possible, though, and the roller... Read more
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KTVN Reno
ACC looks to showcase depth beyond Florida StateGREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - The Atlantic Coast Conference recently has produced a H
ACC looks to showcase depth beyond Florida State
KTVN Reno / Posted 19 days ago
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - The Atlantic Coast Conference recently has produced a Heisman Trophy winner, a No. 1 overall draft pick, a BCS champion and a playoff team. OK, that wasn't the whole league, but just one school - Florida State. This is... Read more
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Salon.com
ACC looks to showcase depth beyond Florida StateGREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — The Atlantic Coast Conference recently has produced a H
ACC looks to showcase depth beyond Florida State
Salon.com / Posted 20 days ago
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — The Atlantic Coast Conference recently has produced a Heisman Trophy winner, a No. 1 overall draft pick, a BCS champion and a playoff team. OK, that wasn’t the whole league, but just one school — Florida State. This is... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
ACC looks to showcase depth beyond Florida StateGREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - The Atlantic Coast Conference recently has produced a H
ACC looks to showcase depth beyond Florida State
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 20 days ago
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - The Atlantic Coast Conference recently has produced a Heisman Trophy winner, a No. 1 overall draft pick, a BCS champion and a playoff team. OK, that wasn't the whole league, but just one school - Florida State. This is... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
2015 college football previewWith the 2015 college football season set to begin Sept. 3, Local10.com preview
2015 college football preview
Local 10 Miami / Posted 23 days ago
With the 2015 college football season set to begin Sept. 3, Local10.com previews some of the most anticipated games of the year. Michigan at UtahFans and alumni hope Jim Harbaugh can restore mighty Michigan to the top of the college football pyramid... Read more
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Bleacher Report
15 Biggest College Football Questions Entering 2015 SeasonThe four teams that played in the inaugural College Football Playoff were all t
15 Biggest College Football Questions Entering 2015 Season
Bleacher Report / Posted 23 days ago
The four teams that played in the inaugural College Football Playoff were all traditional powers, programs that have had plenty of success lately and also began the season among the top contenders. But lurking just on the outside of that four-team... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
Catching up with UNC linebacker Jeff Schoettmer Pat James | Published 26 minutes ago North Carolina linebacker Jeff Schoettme
Catching up with UNC linebacker Jeff Schoettmer
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 24 days ago
Pat James | Published 26 minutes ago North Carolina linebacker Jeff Schoettmer (10) enters the 2015 season as the leader of the Tar Heels' defense (Photo from Sept. 27). Photo by Halle Sinnott One of... Read more
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The News & Observer
Gene Chizik using elementary approach to rebuild UNC defense | News & Observer August 6, 2015 Experience as third-grade teacher helps s
Gene Chizik using elementary approach to rebuild UNC defense
The News & Observer / Posted 24 days ago
| News & Observer August 6, 2015 Experience as third-grade teacher helps shape approach as coach Players rave about teaching... Read more
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The News & Observer
Andrew Carter on UNC Football | 08.06.15 | News & Observer 08.06.15 The News & Observer’s Andrew Carter rep
Andrew Carter on UNC Football |
The News & Observer / Posted 24 days ago
08.06.15 | News & Observer 08.06.15 The News & Observer’s Andrew Carter reports on the Tar Heels’ football practice and the impact of new defensive coordinator Gene Chizik on Thursday,... Read more
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ESPN
Malik Simmons of North Carolina Tar Heels reinstated for first practiceCHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- North Carolina started preseason practice with suspended c
Malik Simmons of North Carolina Tar Heels reinstated for first practice
ESPN / Posted 27 days ago
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- North Carolina started preseason practice with suspended cornerback Malik Simmons back on the team. Coach Larry Fedora said Monday he reinstated Simmons, who had been held out of all football-related activities since July 24,... Read more
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Rocky Mount Telegram
The Rocky Mount TelegramCHAPEL HILL – North Carolina started preseason practice with suspended cornerba
The Rocky Mount Telegram
Rocky Mount Telegram / Posted 27 days ago
CHAPEL HILL – North Carolina started preseason practice with suspended cornerback Malik Simmons back on the team. Coach Larry Fedora said Monday he reinstated Simmons, who had been held out of all football-related activities since July 24, after he... Read more
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The News & Observer
Fedora feels sense of urgency as UNC opens football practice | News & Observer August 3, 2015 Has defense to fix, offense that needs to
Fedora feels sense of urgency as UNC opens football practice
The News & Observer / Posted 27 days ago
| News & Observer August 3, 2015 Has defense to fix, offense that needs to gel Sees limited time to get ready for... Read more
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The News & Observer
UNC football begins preseason practice: what to watch | News & Observer August 3, 2015 Defensive progression key under first-yea
UNC football begins preseason practice: what to watch
The News & Observer / Posted 28 days ago
| News & Observer August 3, 2015 Defensive progression key under first-year coordinator Gene Chizik Much expected out of the offensive... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Why Garrett Gilbert May Surpass Colt McCoy And Vince Young At TexasVince Young? You've heard it all: high school player of the year, 30-2 as a sta
Why Garrett Gilbert May Surpass Colt McCoy And Vince Young At Texas
Bleacher Report / Posted 28 days ago
Vince Young? You've heard it all: high school player of the year, 30-2 as a starter, back-to-back Rose Bowl MVPs, breaker of the loss streak against Oklahoma (and likely saving Mack Brown's job in the process), responsible for the first conference... Read more
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The News & Observer
UNC, NC State, Duke start football practice: a roundtable discussion | News & Observer August 2, 2015 Key issues for Tar Heels, Wolfpack and Bl
UNC, NC State, Duke start football practice: a roundtable discussion
The News & Observer / Posted 28 days ago
| News & Observer August 2, 2015 Key issues for Tar Heels, Wolfpack and Blue Devils Potential on offense a... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Panthers QB Cam Newton’s developing leadership style: Fun, but demandingCHARLOTTE, NC (Jonathan Jones/The Charlotte Observer) - Cam Newton ruminated o
Panthers QB Cam Newton’s developing leadership style: Fun, but demanding
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 29 days ago
CHARLOTTE, NC (Jonathan Jones/The Charlotte Observer) - Cam Newton ruminated on the start of another training camp, rubbing his chin. This is Newton’s fifth training camp, and the Panthers’ franchise quarterback’s Friday epiphany that he’s become... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Warriors still have plenty of talentSports Minute: Here is the latest Alabama sports news from The Associated Press
Warriors still have plenty of talent
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 30 days ago
Sports Minute: Here is the latest Alabama sports news from The Associated PressSports Minute: Here is the latest Alabama sports news from The Associated Press Gene Chizik built one of the nation's top defenses as an Auburn assistant, worked as... Read more
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WTVY Dothan
Former Auburn Head Coach Gene Chizik Being Counted On To Help Improve UNC DefenseChizik returns to coaching to fix Tar Heels' woeful defense By AARON BEARD AP
Former Auburn Head Coach Gene Chizik Being Counted On To Help Improve UNC Defense
WTVY Dothan / Posted 30 days ago
Chizik returns to coaching to fix Tar Heels' woeful defense By AARON BEARD AP Sports Writer CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) -- Gene Chizik built one of the nation's top defenses as an Auburn assistant, worked as defensive coordinator during Texas'... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Chizik returns to coaching to fix Tar Heels' woeful defenseCHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) - Gene Chizik built one of the nation's top defenses as
Chizik returns to coaching to fix Tar Heels' woeful defense
KTVN Reno / Posted 30 days ago
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) - Gene Chizik built one of the nation's top defenses as an Auburn assistant, worked as defensive coordinator during Texas' national-championship run then returned to the Tigers to win another title as head coach. That history... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Chizik returns to coaching to fix Tar Heels' woeful defenseCHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) - Gene Chizik built one of the nation's top defenses as
Chizik returns to coaching to fix Tar Heels' woeful defense
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 30 days ago
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) - Gene Chizik built one of the nation's top defenses as an Auburn assistant, worked as defensive coordinator during Texas' national-championship run then returned to the Tigers to win another title as head coach. That history... Read more
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CBS Sports
Jim Harbaugh plans to be Michigan 'lifer;' who else fits 'lifer' mold?Jim Harbaugh plans on being the head coach at Michigan for a long time. (USATSI
Jim Harbaugh plans to be Michigan 'lifer;' who else fits 'lifer' mold?
CBS Sports / Posted 30 days ago
Jim Harbaugh plans on being the head coach at Michigan for a long time. (USATSI) Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh was the focus of Friday's morning session at Big Ten media days in Chicago. Harbaugh spoke at the podium for 15 minutes, but he also did... Read more
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SportingNews
'Nice guys' of Big Ten have everything but a conference championshipCHICAGO — Nebraska coach Mike Riley is such a nice guy he couldn’t stop laughin
'Nice guys' of Big Ten have everything but a conference championship
SportingNews / Posted a month ago
CHICAGO — Nebraska coach Mike Riley is such a nice guy he couldn’t stop laughing while fending off that nice-guy reputation. “I don’t know about all that with the nice guy thing,” Riley said at Big Ten Media Days on Friday. “I always tell people I... Read more
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The News & Observer
Fedora hopes to get both sides working together for UNC | News & Observer July 31, 2015 The Tar Heels had major problems on defens
Fedora hopes to get both sides working together for UNC
The News & Observer / Posted a month ago
| News & Observer July 31, 2015 The Tar Heels had major problems on defense but were just “average” on offense Senior QB Marquise... Read more
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