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Yahoo Sports
ACC Preview: Two national championship contenders in one divisionHood at running back and receivers Ryan Switzer and Mack Hollins back on offens
ACC Preview: Two national championship contenders in one division
Yahoo Sports / Posted 17 hours ago
Hood at running back and receivers Ryan Switzer and Mack Hollins back on offense. UNC’s defense improved after the hire of Gene Chizik, but is still the team’s weaker side of the ball. The Heels will be tested early when they open against Georgia... Read more
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Al.com
Why are preseason polls so wrong about Auburn so often?there. The 2013 SEC champions in Gus Malzahn's first year as head coach starte
Why are preseason polls so wrong about Auburn so often?
Al.com / Posted yesterday
there. The 2013 SEC champions in Gus Malzahn's first year as head coach started unranked. The 2010 national champions of Gene Chizik started No. 22. The 2004 unbeaten but unfulfilled team of Tommy Tuberville started No. 17 and finished No.... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Tar Heels aim to stop run, continue defensive turnfrom awful to merely adequate was a key factor in matching a school record with
Tar Heels aim to stop run, continue defensive turn
KECI Missoula / Posted 5 days ago
from awful to merely adequate was a key factor in matching a school record with 11 wins. For defensive coordinator Gene Chizik, the next step for that unit is obvious entering the opener against Georgia and beyond. ''We have to get better... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Tar Heels aim to stop run, continue defensive turnfrom awful to merely adequate was a key factor in matching a school record with
Tar Heels aim to stop run, continue defensive turn
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 5 days ago
from awful to merely adequate was a key factor in matching a school record with 11 wins. For defensive coordinator Gene Chizik, the next step for that unit is obvious entering the opener against Georgia and beyond. ''We have to get better... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
Dr. Saturday's preseason Top 25: 25-18of the bargain? UNC’s D was abysmal in 2014 but showed improvement (the phrase
Dr. Saturday's preseason Top 25: 25-18
Yahoo Sports / Posted 5 days ago
of the bargain? UNC’s D was abysmal in 2014 but showed improvement (the phrase “bend but don’t break” comes to mind) with Gene Chizik as coordinator in 2015. With eight returning starters, Chizik’s unit has a chance to continue an upward... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
Dr. Saturday's preseason Top 25: 25-18of the bargain? UNC’s D was abysmal in 2014 but showed improvement (the phrase
Dr. Saturday's preseason Top 25: 25-18
Yahoo Sports / Posted 6 days ago
of the bargain? UNC’s D was abysmal in 2014 but showed improvement (the phrase “bend but don’t break” comes to mind) with Gene Chizik as coordinator in 2015. With eight returning starters, Chizik’s unit has a chance to continue an upward... Read more
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The News & Observer
Cole Holcomb's journey from walk-on to UNC starting linebackerfor the defense and one that led to the firing of the old defensive coaching st
Cole Holcomb's journey from walk-on to UNC starting linebacker
The News & Observer / Posted 7 days ago
for the defense and one that led to the firing of the old defensive coaching staff and the hiring of a new one, led by Gene Chizik. Throughout most of spring practice in 2015, Holcomb was still a little-known walk-on. Opportunities for... Read more
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WRAL Sports Fan
UNC's ability against its kryptonite will be key to season openeror eight carries," and broke tackles in that scrimmage, Smart said. He'll be t
UNC's ability against its kryptonite will be key to season opener
WRAL Sports Fan / Posted 8 days ago
or eight carries," and broke tackles in that scrimmage, Smart said. He'll be the task for UNC's defense, which coordinator Gene Chizik says is focused on stopping the run this year. “We have to get better at stopping the run,” he said.... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Fedora, Tar Heels aim to repeat as ACC division championfrom record-setting bad in 2014 to adequate in its first season under defensive
Fedora, Tar Heels aim to repeat as ACC division champion
KECI Missoula / Posted 11 days ago
from record-setting bad in 2014 to adequate in its first season under defensive coordinator and former Auburn head coach Gene Chizik. And that's really all it took for the Tar Heels to make a leap. North Carolina allowed 24.5 points and 435.9... Read more
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The News & Observer
How UNC’s Jalen Dalton became big(ger)has grown, though, in more than just the literal sense. “I’m really proud of J
How UNC’s Jalen Dalton became big(ger)
The News & Observer / Posted 11 days ago
has grown, though, in more than just the literal sense. “I’m really proud of Jalen Dalton and where he’s going,” Gene Chizik, the UNC defensive coordinator, said. “There’s no question about it. Our defensive line has to have a capacity... Read more
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The News & Observer
UNC's run defense in year two under Gene Chizik: What to expectUNC's Gene Chizik has history of success in second season as coordinator | News
UNC's run defense in year two under Gene Chizik: What to expect
The News & Observer / Posted 12 days ago
UNC's Gene Chizik has history of success in second season as coordinator | News & Observer August 11, 2016 9:41 AM UNC defensive coordinator Gene Chizik led significant improvement... Read more
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The News & Observer
UNC’s No. 1 preseason mission: Fix the run defensethe way it often does in college football, with coaches gathered before a scree
UNC’s No. 1 preseason mission: Fix the run defense
The News & Observer / Posted 13 days ago
the way it often does in college football, with coaches gathered before a screen studying replays and looking for clues. Gene Chizik, the UNC defensive coordinator, said he has watched the Baylor game “eight to nine” times since last season... Read more
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The News & Observer
Things we think we know days into UNC practiceis a move that makes sense, and one that's possible in part because of Jones' v
Things we think we know days into UNC practice
The News & Observer / Posted 13 days ago
is a move that makes sense, and one that's possible in part because of Jones' versatility. Said UNC defensive coordinator Gene Chizik: “We're trying to put our best, biggest, most physical players out there. So right now that's where we feel like... Read more
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The News & Observer
UNC defensive knowledge “night and day” from last year, Gene Chizik saysUNC defensive coordinator Gene Chizik sees "night and day" difference | News &
UNC defensive knowledge “night and day” from last year, Gene Chizik says
The News & Observer / Posted 14 days ago
UNC defensive coordinator Gene Chizik sees "night and day" difference | News & Observer August 9, 2016 2:20 PM When it comes to knowing what they’re doing defensively it’s... Read more
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The News & Observer
UNC opens practice under pressure to improve on 2015’s 11-3 seasonit’s supposed to go, and he’ll be okay.” The defense outperformed expectations
UNC opens practice under pressure to improve on 2015’s 11-3 season
The News & Observer / Posted 18 days ago
it’s supposed to go, and he’ll be okay.” The defense outperformed expectations last year under former Auburn head coach Gene Chizik, jumping from 104 to 18 nationally in pass defense. Expecting more improvement on that side of the ball seems... Read more
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The News & Observer
UNC's top preseason practice priorities& Observer August 5, 2016 10:08 AM UNC plans to expand its defensive playbo
UNC's top preseason practice priorities
The News & Observer / Posted 18 days ago
& Observer August 5, 2016 10:08 AM UNC plans to expand its defensive playbook in Gene Chizik’s second season as defensive coordinator. Robert Willett - rwillett@newsobserver.com And welcome to the fifth... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Montgomery Catholic OL Brian Anderson on North Carolina commitment: "home for me"man," stated Anderson. One of the coaches from the Tar Heel staff that has rec
Montgomery Catholic OL Brian Anderson on North Carolina commitment: "home for me"
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 25 days ago
man," stated Anderson. One of the coaches from the Tar Heel staff that has recruited Anderson is former Auburn head coach Gene Chizik. He's now entering his second season as UNC's defensive coordinator. "It was really just an awesome thing to... Read more
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ajc.com
Ranking UGA's most important games of 2016sees a Smart-coached team in action. And the Tar Heels could be dangerous, with
Ranking UGA's most important games of 2016
ajc.com / Posted 27 days ago
sees a Smart-coached team in action. And the Tar Heels could be dangerous, with a high-scoring offense and a defense under Gene Chizik that could be improved. The reason it isn’t higher on this list is because it’s the first game, and it’s... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
Notes from ACC Football Kickoff 2016Tar Heels ranked first in the ACC in turnovers -- combining for eight of the te
Notes from ACC Football Kickoff 2016
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 1 months ago
Tar Heels ranked first in the ACC in turnovers -- combining for eight of the team’s 17 interceptions on the season. Coach (Gene) Chizik always tells us that, 'It's not a coach's game. It's a player's game, and you guys are the ones to make plays on... Read more
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The News & Observer
Larry Fedora’s hottest ACC Kickoff takeswanted to stay as basic as possible for our players. And it helped us be succes
Larry Fedora’s hottest ACC Kickoff takes
The News & Observer / Posted 1 months ago
wanted to stay as basic as possible for our players. And it helped us be successful last year. No doubt about it. Now, Gene (Chizik) and the defensive know, we’ve got to expand our package. And we will. And we have. And so you’ll see some... Read more
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WRAL Sports Fan
UNC reinforcing their confidence in Trubiskyball, the Tar Heels look to expand their repertoire and build on an outstanding
UNC reinforcing their confidence in Trubisky
WRAL Sports Fan / Posted 1 months ago
ball, the Tar Heels look to expand their repertoire and build on an outstanding freshman year under defensive coordinator Gene Chizik. "We're going to go out and compete every day like we're the number one defense in the nation," senior... Read more
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