UNC Football Position Preview: Receivers and Tight Ends

UNC Star Receiver Hakeem Nicks

UNC Star Receiver Hakeem Nicks

Besides Clemson, the UNC receiving core is probably the top group in the conference.

With Greg Little at running back this season, junior wide receiver Hakeem Nicks, senior wide receiver Brandon Tate, and sophomore tight end Zach Pianalto will probably see less balls thrown their way, but hopefully they can still keep up the success the stars had last season.

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UNC Football Position Preview: The Big Guys Up Front

Offensive Lineman Kyle Jolly hopes to anchor the Heels in 2008.

Offensive Lineman Kyle Jolly hopes to anchor the Heels in 2008.

As my position preview of the 2008 Tar Heels continues we get to the positions that many casual fans overlook, the offensive line.

Any diehard football fan can tell you that the big men up front set the tone for the entire season and that their success determines the success for the entire team.

With that said, here is your starting offensive line for the 2008 Tar Heels.

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UNC Football Position Preview: Finally Another 1,000-Yard Rusher?

UNC Running Back Greg Little

A little known fact about North Carolina was that before USC took over the moniker, the Tar Heels were known as Tailback U.

It’s been over 10 seasons since the Heels had a 1,000-yard rusher, but this season could end that streak, as running back Greg Little looks to take over for a less than productive 2007 tandem.

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UNC Football Position Preview: Quarterbacks Key to Success in 2008

UNC Starting Quartberack TJ Yates
UNC Starting Quartberack TJ Yates

 

After a 4-8 campaign in 2007, the Tar Heels look to turn the corner toward the success they’ve been searching for so many years now.  Offensive production will rest heavily on the quarterback this season, and with solid play from this position, the Heels could be poised to gain momentum for this season and beyond.

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