North Carolina Rumors & News

  • College football's 10 most disappointing teams: High hopes already turned to despair

    USA Today "All those preseason hopes and dreams can go up in smoke in four quarters. By the end of Week 2, meanwhile, it’s possible to start making grand statements about more than a handful of teams across the Football Bowl Subdivision. I’m talking about the catastrophes, the letdowns, the early lemons..." September 12

  • Allen Artis reinstated by UNC after sexual charge dismissed

    College Football Talk "As expected, the UNC Tar Heels have formally reinstated linebacker Allen Artis to the team. The reinstatement comes soon after charges related to an alleged sexual assault were dismissed by the district attorney’s office last week. UNC Athletic Director Bubba Cunningham announced the..." July 07

  • 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