North Carolina Rumors & News

  • Tim Beckman parts with UNC, saying presence was 'distraction'

    ESPN "Former Illinois football coach Tim Beckman announced Thursday he will no longer serve as a volunteer assistant at North Carolina, saying he did not want to be a distraction to the program. The announcement came one day after the school confirmed that Beckman, who was fired as Illinois' football..." August 26

  • Tar Heels losing QB Caleb Henderson to transfer

    College Football Talk "It appears the competition for North Carolina’s backup quarterback job has come to an end. Entering summer camp, redshirt sophomore Caleb Henderson and redshirt freshman Nathan Elliott were neck-and-neck in their battle to back up starter Mitch Trubisky. According to a report from Rivals.com,..." August 21

  • North Carolina lands 4-star OT Billy Ross

    Charleston Gazette-Mail "Add another name to the growing list of high school football players from West Virginia to commit to big time college football programs this summer. Huntington offensive lineman Billy Ross picked the University of North Carolina over Tennessee, Marshall and Florida State late Sunday night..." August 01

  • North Carolina's John Ferranto undergoes season-ending surgery

    Raleigh News & Observer "Versatile North Carolina offensive lineman John Ferranto will miss the season after undergoing surgery to repair a torn left pectoral muscle, the school announced on Friday. Ferranto, a 6-foot-5, 300-pound senior, had been listed atop the Tar Heels’ preseason depth chart at right guard, which..." July 16

  • UNC agrees to $795,000 settlement in two-year-old hazing case

    The Score "Two years after former UNC football player Jackson Boyer allegedly suffered a concussion during an off-campus hazing incident, the university has agreed to a $795,000 settlement with Boyer and his family. Boyer was a non-scholarship athlete at the time the incident allegedly took place at the..." June 22

  • North Carolina names Mitch Trubisky starting quarterback

    College Spun "North Carolina announced this morning that Mitch Trubisky will be the Tar Heels’ starting quarterback for the season opener vs. Georgia. The junior replaced Marquise Williams behind center for UNC. " April 22

  • Former UNC guard Jared Cohen transfers to Virginia

    The Score "Virginia has landed offensive guard Jared Cohen as a transfer from North Carolina, the team announced Thursday. Cohen played for the Tar Heels in 2014 as a true freshman and appeared in 13 games." March 31

  • 4-star RB Adarius Lemons commits to North Carolina's 2017 class

    The Score "North Carolina's explosive offense added an important piece for the future Thursday, as four-star running back Adarius Lemons committed to the Tar Heels for 2017. The Florida native is the 23rd-ranked running back in the nation, and is listed 205th overall on the ESPN 300. His commitment is the..." March 27