Latest North Carolina Tar Heels football News

Michigan State hires Kapilovic as offensive line coach

Feb. 17, 2020 8:51 PM EST

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State is hiring Chris Kapilovic as its offensive line coach and running game coordinator. The school announced the move Monday night. Kapilovic filled those same roles last season at Colorado under new Michigan State coach Mel Tucker. The Spartans hired Tucker last week...

Police: Ex-UNC athlete had $160K worth of marijuana, edibles

Feb. 12, 2020 9:19 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A former college football player was arrested after receiving a parcel in North Carolina that contained about $160,000 worth of marijuana and THC edibles, authorities said. Christopher Jamel Hawkins, 37, was charged with intent to sell and deliver marijuana, conspiracy to deliver...

Baylor hires ex-UNC coach Fedora as offensive coordinator

Jan. 25, 2020 9:33 PM EST

WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor has hired former North Carolina and Southern Miss head coach Larry Fedora as its offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach for new head coach Dave Aranda. Fedora, an offensive analyst for Texas this past season, started his college coaching career at Baylor. He was a Bears...

Clemson's Tevin Mack (13) and teammates celebrate after an NCAA college basketball game against Duke Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, in Clemson, S.C. Clemson won 79-72. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)

Consolation prize: Clemson knocks off No. 3 Duke in hoops

Jan. 14, 2020 10:55 PM EST

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — What a wild ride the past four days have been for Clemson fans. The Tigers beat No. 3 Duke 79-72 on Tuesday night to sandwich wins over the Atlantic Coast Conference's basketball blue bloods around Monday's loss in the College Football Playoff title game. Tuesday night's win over the...

UNC hires Nebraska's Dewitt to coach OLBs, special teams

Jan. 6, 2020 12:40 PM EST

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina has hired Nebraska’s Jovan Dewitt as its outside linebackers coach and special teams coordinator. UNC announced Dewitt’s hire Monday after Dewitt spent the past two seasons in the same role with the Huskers. He replaces Scott Boone, with a team...

North Carolina head coach Mack Brown watches from the sideline during the second half of an NCAA college football game against North Carolina State in Raleigh, N.C., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)

Assistant coach Boone won't return to UNC staff for 2020

Jan. 2, 2020 6:38 PM EST

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina assistant coach Scott Boone won't return next season. In a statement Thursday, team spokesman Jeremy Sharpe said the outside linebackers coach and special teams coordinator was no longer on Mack Brown's staff. “We appreciate all that he did for us this season...

North Carolina quarterback Sam Howell looks to pass against Temple during the first half of the Military Bowl NCAA college football game, Friday, Dec. 27, 2019, in Annapolis, Md. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

North Carolina breezes past Temple 55-13 in Military Bowl

Dec. 27, 2019 4:58 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Having guided North Carolina to a winning season and a lopsided bowl victory in his first year back at the school, Mack Brown has raised expectations — for himself and the fans — moving forward. The veteran coach wouldn't have it any other way. Freshman Sam Howell threw...

File-This Nov. 7, 2019, file photo shows South Florida quarterback Jordan McCloud (12) eluding a sack by Temple defensive end Quincy Roche during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Tampa, Fla. Roche was named American Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Year after ringing up 13 sacks, including 10 in the Owls' final four games. In a pivotal victory over then No. 21 Maryland, the 6-foot-4, 235-pounder had a sack, a blocked kick and six tackles. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)

Mack Brown leads North Carolina into Military Bowl vs Temple

Dec. 26, 2019 4:56 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — During a season in which North Carolina endured an inexplicable loss to Appalachian State and stood at 4-6 in mid-November, the Tar Heels can complete a satisfying comeback -- by the team and coach Mack Brown -- with a victory over Temple on Friday in the Military Bowl. Brown first...

North Carolina head coach Mack Brown runs to take a timeout during the first half of an NCAA college football game against North Carolina State in Raleigh, N.C., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)

North Carolina, Temple meet for 1st time in Military Bowl

Dec. 26, 2019 12:30 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Military Bowl: North Carolina (6-6, 4-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) vs Temple (8-4, 5-3 American Athletic Conference), Friday at noon EST (ESPN). Line: North Carolina by by 4 1/2. Series Record: First meeting. WHAT'S AT STAKE North Carolina seeks to complete a winning season with its...