North Carolina Rumors & News

  • Marquise Williams: If I ever see McCants I'll probably square up with him

    Hero Sports "As I mentioned last week, former North Carolina basketball star Rashad McCants isn't mincing his words when it comes to his feelings surrounding the current NCAA allegations against his alma mater. In 2014, McCants -- who was a starter on the the 2004-05 national title team -- came out..." May 28

  • Former LSU quarterback Brandon Harris completes transfer to UNC

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Brandon Harris is officially in the running to replace Mitchell Trubisky as North Carolina's quarterback next season. The Tar Heels announced Friday that Harris' move to UNC is complete as a graduate transfer from LSU. Harris started 15 games for the Tigers over three seasons, completing..." May 12

  • North Carolina lands commitment from 4-star in-state LB Payton Wilson

    USA Today High School Sports "Larry Fedora and North Carolina are heating up. On Monday, the Tar Heels earned a commitment from Payton Wilson, one of the nation’s top linebacker prospects who is committed to play in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl. Wilson is a key UNC target because of both long-term positional need and his..." May 01

  • Former Agent Terry Watson Pleads Guilty to Giving Cash to Ex-UNC Players

    Bleacher Report "A former NFL agent admitted to paying former North Carolina Tar Heels Robert Quinn, Marvin Austin and Greg Little when he pleaded guilty to violating North Carolina's sports agent law Monday. The Associated Press (h/t ESPN.com) reported Terry Watson said he provided approximately $24,000 cash..." April 17

  • Larry Fedora 'not anywhere close' to finding replacement for Trubisky

    Fay Observer "As described by coach Larry Fedora on Saturday, North Carolina’s quarterback competition sounded a bit like a game of musical chairs this spring. All three players vying to replace NFL-bound Mitch Trubisky as the Tar Heels’ quarterback got an equal share of the snaps in UNC’s spring game...." April 09

  • Lawyers: Player accused of assault didn't break UNC rules

    WRAL Sports "Lawyers say the University of North Carolina has determined a football player charged with sexual battery didn't violate campus policy in his contact with a female student. Attorneys for Allen Artis and his accuser said Thursday that university officials found no violation of campus policy. A..." April 07

  • Ex-LSU QB Brandon Harris announces he's transferring to North Carolina

    CBS Sports "We know where former LSU quarterback Brandon Harris will be play football next. Harris announced Sunday on Facebook that he would be transferring to North Carolina. He previously announced a transfer from LSU last month. Harris went through roughly a six-week recruiting phase before eventually..." March 26

  • Tar Heels Flip USC OL Grad Transfer Khaliel Rodgers

    Scout "North Carolina has landed Southern Cal graduate transfer Khaliel Rodgers, he informed Inside Carolina on Thursday evening. "North Carolina is a great school," Rodgers said. "... It's just a great coaching staff and they gave me an opportunity. I really thought to myself that it was a great..." March 24

  • North Carolina lands 4-star OT Avery Jones for 2018

    Scout "Four-star offensive lineman Avery Jones verbally committed to North Carolina on Tuesday night, according to Inside Carolina sources. Jones, a 6-foot-4, 270-pounder from Havelock (N.C.) High, pledged to the Tar Heels over scholarship offers from Duke, Maryland, Missouri, NC State, Vanderbilt,..." March 15

  • North Carolina DC Gene Chizik steps down

    CBS Sports "Gene Chizik's two-year run as defensive coordinator at North Carolina is coming to an end. The former Auburn coach announced Thursday he is stepping down to spend more time with his family. Chizik led the Tar Heels defense for two seasons, helping that side of the ball turn it around during the..." February 10

  • Former Auburn RB/WR Stanton Truitt commits to North Carolina

    Oanow "Stanton Truitt has a new home. Less than a month after announcing after the Sugar Bowl that he would transfer from Auburn, the former running back and wide receiver announced on Twitter that he had committed to North Carolina. "No better feeling than God giving you another opportunity at..." January 30

  • North Carolina lands 4-star RB C.J. Cotman

    247 Sports "Athlete CJ Cotman (Clearwater, Fla./Central Catholic) verbally committed to North Carolina, as first-reported by 247Sports. Cotman chose UNC over Ohio State, Auburn, Tennessee and 27 other verbal offers. Cotman officially visited North Carolina December 9. "I loved everything about it..." January 13

  • North Carolina QB Mitch Trubisky declares for NFL Draft

    CBS Sports "North Carolina junior quarterback Mitch Trubisky declared for the NFL Draft on Monday, doing so in a special letter to Tar Heels fans published by The Players' Tribune. "After a lot of prayer and thought, I have decided to forgo my senior year and enter the NFL draft," Trubisky wrote. "This has..." January 09

  • North Carolina's M.J. Stewart to return for senior season

    Scout "A day after the season finale, M.J. Stewart decided he's not done in Chapel Hill. The Tar Heel junior cornerback, who had seven tackles in Friday's Sun Bowl loss to Stanford, announced on Saturday that he'll remain at UNC for his senior year. “After gathering as much information as possible..." December 31

  • Trubisky annoyed by NFL draft questions: 'I hate it'

    Raleigh News & Observer "If this really was Mitch Trubisky's final college game this is how he'll remember it: “It's going to feel like unfinished business,” he said, “and that's not something I like to do.” Trubisky, the North Carolina quarterback, was talking in the moments after the Tar Heels' 25-23 defeat against..." December 31

  • Defensive stop lifts Stanford over North Carolina

    The Sports Xchange "Without its star running back for the entire game and minus its starting quarterback for most of the game, No. 16 Stanford relied on its defense all the way to the end of the Sun Bowl. The defense had a sack on a two-point conversion play with 25 seconds remaining, allowing Stanford to hold..." December 30

  • UNC’s Elijah Hood out for Sun Bowl, back for senior year

    Raleigh News & Observer "Elijah Hood, the North Carolina junior running back, has played for the final time this season – but he has not played his final college game. Hood will miss the Sun Bowl on Dec. 30 due to medical reasons, the school announced on Thursday, but he will return to UNC for his senior season. That’s..." December 22

  • North Carolina's Nazair Jones to enter 2017 NFL Draft

    Go Heels "University of North Carolina junior defensive tackle Nazair Jones has elected to forego his final season of eligibility and will enter the 2017 NFL Draft following the Hyundai Sun Bowl vs. Stanford. “I’m so thankful for this amazing university,” says Jones. “The University of North Carolina..." December 10

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