College Football

    by Sharon Thorsland   We’ve got an in-state showdown in the mountains on Saturday, as North Carolina heads to Boone to take on App State. Kick-off is set for noon. It’s the Tar Heels first ever trip to Kidd Brewer Stadium, and just the third meeting ever between these teams. Thee most recent […]

by Sharon Thorsland   College football is finally here, and it’s the season opener for North Carolina. The Tar Heels take on Florida A&M on Saturday, kick-off is set for 8:15 at Kenan Stadium. After a disappointing 6-7 campaign in 2021, the Heels are looking to get back on track and once again compete for […]

It’s a big ACC game for North Carolina on Saturday when Florida State comes to Kenan Stadium. Wait, is FSU any good? Not according to their 1-4 record. But records don’t seem to matter to the Tar Heels when it comes to the Seminoles. Remember last year? The Tar Heels were ranked #5 in the […]

No. 1 Alabama (11-0) will face No. 4 Notre Dame (11-1) in the Rose Bowl that was moved from Pasadena, Calif. to AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas on New Year's Day (5 p.m. ET/ TV: ESPN). It's the first of the two semifinal games followed by No. 2 Clemson (10-1) vs. No. 3 Ohio State (6-0) in New Orleans for the Sugar Bowl (8 p.m. ET/ TV: ESPN). The Tigers are the top team from the Carolinas and will make the Playoff for a sixth-straight season.

"Coaches and players are creatures of routine and most of this year we've had no clue about what's next," the Hall of Fame coach told Nick Wilson and Stan Norfleet on WFNZ Monday. "When you would ask a question about testing for COVID, or practice for COVID, or will we play this weekend, the answer was always 'I'm not sure'... 'I don't know'."

Sam Howell threw for 287 yards with two touchdowns and Michael Carter added a season-high three scores on the ground as 17th-ranked North Carolina beat Western Carolina, 49-9.