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2019 Schedule
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45d

Heupel, Peppers, Romo on college HOF ballot

Josh Heupel, Julius Peppers and Tony Romo are among several candidates making their first appearance on the College Football Hall of Fame ballot this year.

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86dPaula Lavigne

Key figure in hoops trial details football payments

Former financial adviser Marty Blazer, the key government witness in the FBI's college basketball corruption trial, testified Tuesday that he made payments to football players at several colleges as well.

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131d

North Carolina TE Fritts again suffers torn ACL

North Carolina right end Brandon Fritts, who missed all of last season with a torn ACL, suffered the same injury in his other knee. His status for the 2019 season has yet to be determined.

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188d

UNC's Brown rounds out staff with 2 hirings

New Tar Heels coach Mack Brown completed his coaching staff Thursday with the hirings of special teams coordinator Scott Boone and offensive line coach Stacy Searels.

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190dMark Schlabach

10 big, bold predictions for 2019

Mark it down for 2019: Trevor Lawrence will win the first of two Heismans, while Mack Brown and Les Miles sit out bowl season in their returns.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Senior Writer 

Source: North Carolina is hiring Scott Boone as linebackers coach and special teams coordinator. He spent this past season as an analyst at Wake Forest. Boone has been defensive coordinator at Nevada and William and Mary, and was linebackers coach at Arizona in 2017.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Senior Writer 

Colorado is hiring former North Carolina co-offensive coordinator/offensive line coach Chris Kapilovic to coach the offensive line, according to a source. Football Scoop first reported the move. Kapilovic had worked with Larry Fedora at both UNC and Southern Miss, serving as associate head coach with the Tar Heels.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Senior Writer 

North Carolina is hiring Ole Miss offensive coordinator Phil Longo for the same position, a source tells ESPN. The Athletic first reported the move, as Mack Brown now has both of his coordinators in place. Longo spent the past two seasons at Ole Miss, which now will be replacing both coordinators following a 5-7 season.

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225d

WR Ratliff-Williams leaving to pursue NFL career

Anthony Ratliff-Williams, who led North Carolina in receiving yards this year, said Tuesday that he's skipping his final college season to pursue an NFL career.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Senior Writer 

North Carolina coach Mack Brown says Urban Meyer called him at 6 a.m. today to say he's retiring at Ohio State. Meyer told Brown that health was the "total reason" why he will no longer the coach the Buckeyes. "He told me he couldn't be animated at the level he needed to to energize his team," Brown said. "He said, 'If I can't coach like I need to coach, I'm not going to coach.'"

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Adam Rittenberg ESPN Senior Writer 

Mack Brown on why he returned to coaching at North Carolina. Brown enters the College Football Hall of Fame today.

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231dAdam Rittenberg

Brown busy adding familiar faces to UNC staff

Mack Brown is busy making hires for his new staff at North Carolina, with coaches and players from his past at both Texas and UNC joining him at Chapel Hill.

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