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ACC Season Preview

Being more of a basketball guy I was not sold on conference expansion. I held fast to the traditions that the ACC has been and always will be a basketball conference. However the economics of the modern sport’s world changed when the SEC and Big 12 thought it would be a cool idea if they [...]

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Parade of UNC Previews

Tired of searching all over for all of those team previews and capsules? Not to worry Tar Heel Fan has scowered the internet to bring you links to all of the relevant articles out there.

Tar Heel Blue has analysis all the positions and a game day guide for Rutgers.

The News and Observer has [...]

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Joe Dailey Named UNC Starting QB

Well I guess that answers question #2. ACC Now is reporting that junior Nebraska transfer Joe Dailey will be the starting quarterback when UNC takes the field on Saturday against Rutgers. John Bunting also said redshirt freshman Cam Sexton will see some time under center but was mum on the specifics only saying that Dailey [...]

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Five Burning Questions

If this were ESPN then it would be “Five Burning Questions brought to by Tinactin” but I digress.

The 2006 season serves as a critical juncture for UNC football and head coach John Bunting. There is a great deal of promise but also very little room for silly mistakes and bad losses. The manner in [...]

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Matt Doherty Blogs

Joe Ovies at 620 the Bull brings us some fabulous quotes from former UNC and current Florida Atlantic SMU head basketball coach Matt Doherty. Doherty did in an interview with SI.com where he said SMU was the “Duke of Dallas” and said he is modeling his rebuilding of SMU after the one Mike Krzyzewski did [...]

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Blogging and Traveling

I will be traveling on business over the next few days so blogging might be inconsistent.  In the meantime the News and Observer is chocked full of good features in preparation for the upcoming season: 

Chip Alexander considers coaches at a crossroads. I may delve into this once I read the article along with my [...]

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Links Aplenty

The News and Record reports little progress in the decision on a starting QB at UNC. [News and Record]

The Charlotte Observer does a quick update on UNC, NC State, and Wake Forest. [Charlotte Observer]

Yahoo! Sports has team capsules for the upcoming ACC football season. [Yahoo! Sports]

Regular 850 the Buzz blog commenter, Alpha [...]

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Former QB Matt Baker with Cowboys

Matt Baker, UNC’s starting QB last season is currently on the roster with the Dallas Cowboys and got a lift this past week when the Cowboys released Drew Henson.  That  move increases the possibility that Baker will be on the roster when the final preseason cuts are made.  Baker, who went undrafted out of Chapel Hill first [...]

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The New Offensive Coordinator at UNC

Along with breaking in two new quarterbacks this season, North Carolina also has a new offensive cooridnator in Frank Cignetti.  The N&O’s J.P. Giglio writes that the early indications are he may be exactly what is needed to infuse some new energy into the Tar Heel offense.

Cignetti, who came to UNC after a successful stint as [...]

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Working Out the Kinks[UPDATED]

I am still in the process are setting the blog up and importing my posts which all appear to be there now and in some case multiple times. I hope to have this fully resolved by this evening so I can get back to posting.


All my posts have been imported and the duplicates [...]

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Tar Heel Fan Finds a New Home

So I decided to try and switch over to the new Beta version of Blogger on the old site. It did not work despite two emails which said I had been moved to the new version I am still unable to log in and post to Tar Heel Fan on the Blogger site. I emailed [...]

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