East Carolina put up 55 points and 603 yards against North Carolina last year with an offense that featured quarterback Shane Carden, who accounted for six touchdowns, and Justin Hardy, who is in reach of the FBS record for career receptions. On Saturday, the UNC defense is prepared to make amends.
The ACC on Thursday announced the 2014 Class of Legends for its 10th Annual Dr Pepper Football Championship Game, which will be played in Charlotte Dec. 6.
East Carolina quarterback Shane Carden knows the best way for the Pirates to earn national attention — beat the big names that annually appear on their nonconference schedule. The Pirates certainly are doing that against the Atlantic Coast Conference.
True freshman Jared Cohen will start at right guard in place of injured junior Landon Turner when UNC (2-0) visits East Carolina (2-1) on Saturday (3:32 p.m., ESPNU).
UNC's players haven't forgotten how ECU came into Kenan Stadium last year and gained 603 yards in a 55-31 win.
Nine games into the upcoming NBA regular season, the Charlotte Hornets have a 9 p.m. tip with the Phoenix Suns. Hornets rookie P.J. Hairston is due in Durham County District Court that morning, Nov. 14. He was supposed to be in court Friday, Sept. 12, but his case has been delayed again.
Tackling has been a major focus during UNC’s bye week, especially East Carolina (1-1) up next. The Pirates’ spread offense should force the Tar Heels (2-0) to make tackles in space when the teams meet at sold-out Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium on Sept. 20.
North Carolina junior wide receiver T.J. Thorpe has been praised for his work in the locker room this season. Soon the Jordan High School product expects to make an impact on the field as well.
ESPN calls a play for the Tar Heels-Pirates game.
UNC senior safety Tim Scott undercut San Diego State wide receiver Lloyd Mills on a wheel route in the end zone with 14 seconds left, sealing a 31-27 win for the Tar Heels at a sold-out Kenan Stadium.
San Diego State might bring an innovative defense filled with exotic blitzes, pre-snap movement and different coverages to Kenan Stadium for its matchup with No. 21 North Carolina tonight (8:05 p.m., ESPNews).
Three fellow teams ranked in the top 20 join Duke at Koskinen Stadium for women's soccer doubleheaders Friday and Sunday
Going through training camp, North Carolina guard Landon Turner said that the offensive line’s mantra was: “We’re not going to be the weak link. We’re going to prove everyone wrong.”
Texas A&M mades a big jump in the AP Top 25 poll Tuesday after the most impressive performance of the opening weekend of college football. Florida State and Alabama lost some support in the first poll of the regular season after close victories against heavy underdogs.
There's no doubt about who will start under center for UNC gainst San Diego State this weekend..