Tar Heels head coach Larry Fedora is confident the extensive turnover on his defensive staff will be offset by a familiar scheme and a talented line.
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Larry Fedora has turned UNC into a power player over the past two seasons, but 2017 represents a changing of the guard.
Is there any hope for an offense that lost players who gained nearly 90 percent of last season's yards? History says the Tar Heels face a steep climb.
The ACC's top prospects have their eye on the NFL draft, and the next step is selling themselves during the upcoming NFL scouting combine.
Clemson's Deshaun Watson and North Carolina's Mitch Trubisky are the top two quarterbacks in Mel Kiper's latest mock draft. If you had to pick one, which QB would you choose? Vote now.
North Carolina defensive coordinator John Papuchis will build on the work of Gene Chizik, and other new ACC coaches aren't planning overhauls either.
Clemson's DeShaun Watson may still very well end up being the first quarterback taken in the draft, but Mitch Trubisky is the only signal-caller to appear on this list.
Clemson could have the nation's best defensive line, and despite losing DeMarcus Walker the line at Florida State isn't too far behind.
Heisman Trophy winner Lamar Jackson leads the pack, and Florida State's Deondre Francois is on the rise.
How many QBs will go early?
In Todd McShay's latest mock draft, Deshaun Watson is the first quarterback taken off the board, with Mitch Trubisky being the other lone QB selected in the first round. McShay's mock draft
North Carolina defensive coordinator Gene Chizik is stepping down from his post to spend more time with his family.
Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer
SOURCE: North Carolina defensive coordinator Gene Chizik is stepping away to spend time with his family. John Papuchis, the Tar Heels' linebackers coach, will replace Chizik as coordinator. Papuchis served as Nebraska's defensive coordinator from 2012 to 2014.
North Carolina has a need at running back in 2017. Michael Carter could provide the Tar Heels with some options in the backfield.
Plenty of NFL teams have a need at QB, but who could be interested in Clemson's Deshaun Watson and North Carolina's Mitch Trubisky? Here's Todd McShay's second attempt at predicting the picks.
Did any team's recruiting class last week shake up how we think the conference will shake out come the fall?
Florida State, Clemson, Miami and Virginia Tech hauled in top-25 recruiting classes. North Carolina and Louisville weren't too far behind.
Florida State and Clemson, as expected, dominated on the national signing day, but Mark Richt has Miami right on their heels.
Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer
Want more proof the arrow is pointed up for the ACC? The conference has nine teams ranked among the latest top 40 recruiting classes, second behind the SEC (12). That would be the most Top 40 classes for the league since it expanded to 14 teams in 2013: No. 6 Florida State No. 9 Clemson No. 13 Miami No. 23 Virginia Tech No. 26 North Carolina No. 28 Louisville No. 33 Pitt No. 34 Duke No. 39 Georgia Tech We'll see how they finish up later today.
Justin Jackson has embraced the challenge of becoming North Carolina's focal point on offense -- and he's hitting his stride at just the right time.
A stellar 2016 signing class didn't always have the expected impact, but the ACC's second-year players are ready for the spotlight now.