North Carolina to start Howell at QB against South Carolina
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina is starting true freshman Sam Howell at quarterback for Saturday's opener against South Carolina in Charlotte.
Brown: Howell to start getting 1st-team QB reps for UNC
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina coach Mack Brown says true freshman quarterback Sam Howell will start working with the first-team offense in preseason practices.
Brown, Tar Heels spend spring training inexperienced QBs
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Amid all the changes at North Carolina under new coach Mack Brown lingers uncertainty at the most important position in a new offense.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina quarterback Nathan Elliott is leaving graduate school to become a graduate assistant at Arkansas State.
UNC to start Fortin at QB, gets waiver for Carney to play
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina started true freshman Cade Fortin at quarterback against Virginia Tech on Saturday while defensive lineman Malik Carney will play after receiving a waiver to pause his suspension for selling team-issued shoes.
UNC had started junior Nathan Elliott for the first four games, though the Tar Heels have been hindered by inconsistency at the position. Chazz Surratt, the No. 2 quarterback, is set to have season-ending wrist surgery on Wednesday.