Brown says “the shine’s off” after rough night in Blacksburg

By R.L. Bynum Maybe Mack Brown wasn’t just talking his team down when he said that although a lot of people said his team is good, they still have to prove it. That’s still the case after Friday night’s 17–10 loss in No. 10 North Carolina’s opener at Virginia Tech. There’s still time to show …

Howell isn’t top QB in Kiper’s draft projection

By R.L. Bynum Mel Kiper Jr. released his updated Big Board projection of top 25 2022 NFL draft prospects this week, and he projects Carolina’s Sam Howell to go No. 7 overall and Oklahoma quarterback Spencer Rattler to be picked No. 2. Kiper has Oregon defensive end Kayvon Thibodeaux as the No. 1 overall pick. …

ACC Network’s ‘The Huddle’ to broadcast from Chapel Hill before Virginia game

By R.L. Bynum “The Huddle,” ACC Network’s signature football show, will air live from Chapel Hill on Sept. 18, the day that North Carolina plays host to Virginia. The show, with hosts Jordan Cornette and analysts Eric Mac Lain, EJ Manuel and Mark Richt, will air from 10 a.m.–noon, with the crew also providing commentary …

You may not be able to listen to UNC games the same way you did last season

By R.L. Bynum Finding Carolina’s 6 o’clock football opener Friday night at Virginia Tech on television will be easy. It’s on ESPN. If you want to turn down the sound and listen to Jones Angell, in his 11th season as the Voice of the Tar Heels, and his Tar Heel Sports Network radio crew during …