2014 North Carolina Tar Heels Football Schedule
The Tar Heels have another talented squad that plays an exciting
brand of pigskin, giving you plenty of reasons to head out and see the nail-biting excitement first-hand as they look to pile
up the wins and slide up the standings in the ACC. This is a conference that is considered one of the very best in the country,
but that just guarantees a steady stream of amazing matchups that will have everyone talking around town. There has never
been a better time to put down the remote and see it for yourself, as this is a sport that springs to a different level when
you get a chance to see the big game in person.
When the Tar Heels of North Carolina take to the field for an amazing
matchup against a prominent foe, there is nothing close to the experience you can get from the stands, though that's not something
that you're going to learn sitting on your couch hoping to get a glimpse of the game on that disappointing little flatscreen.
In 2014, the big games are all over the schedule, giving you plenty of reasons to put down the remote and head out to see
the action. An early season matchup between North Carolina and San Diego State on Sept. 6 will certainly have Kenan Memorial
Stadium hopping, as will North Carolina against Virginia Tech on Oct. 4, North Carolina-Georgia Tech on Oct. 18 and the Tar
Heels against the Pittsburgh Panthers on Nov. 15.
But you definitely don't want to forget about the road matchups either,
as the Tar Heels will head to Clemson to play the Tigers on Sept. 27; South Bend for a big matchup on Oct. 11 against the
Fighting Irish; and Durham on Nov. 20 to play rivals the Blue Devils. Games are likely to be packed with ankle-breaking jukes,
jaw-dropping catches and big hits that will have fans jumping out of their seats in no time in another riveting season of
North Carolina football.
North Carolina Tar Heels Football Team Info
Like other teams in the ACC, the
North Carolina Tar Heels football team has a long legacy of success, dating back generations and giving their fans some big-time
thrills highlighted by players that have gone on to star on the next level. From promising youngsters to savvy upperclassmen
who know how to get the job done, this is a well-rounded squad that won't make it easy on the rest of the ACC no matter how
many superstars they have to go up against.
Once again, the Tar Heels and their fans got a sneak preview during their
spring game, where they showed their offensive playmaking ability as well as their ability for the defense to step up and
lock it down in big spots. With T.J. Logan toting the rock will plenty of success and some major signs from a variety of young
playmakers on defense, not to mention a couple of good options at quarterback, the Tar Heels head into the regular season
with aspirations of rounding into form and making a big move up the ACC standings. When the Tar Heels are digging in against
a top-tier foe and they're just one play away from breaking it open, you'll see that it doesn't get any better than this.
North Carolina Tar Heels Football Experience
When your favorite team storms the gridiron for an electrifying
matchup against a rival, you'll understand the difference between seeing them on your fancy TV and seeing them from the stands.
Once you've seen the game the way it was meant to be seen, the TV experience suddenly feels like taking a look at the Grand
Canyon on a postage stamp. We all know that the Tar Heels can light it up on the hardwood – Air Jordan went there, after
all – but you're way off if you think that this is a school that can only do damage on the court. On the football field,
the Tar Heels tend to be loaded with electrifying playmakers, making the live experience of seeing the team in action one
of the highlights of local sports scene.
North Carolina Tar Heels Football History
Over the years, the
Tar Heels have had plenty of great players, including legends like Julius Peppers, Lawrence Taylor, Dre Bly and many more,
making this a program that has seen some of the greatest players in history come through their roster. These days, the Tar
Heels play in the ACC, a conference that is absolutely loaded to the brim with powerhouse programs, providing a consistent
string of top-tier matchups from season to season. The program even dates all the way back to 1888, giving fans in the area
more than 100 years to see amazing football locally, creating a tradition of gridiron excellence that the Tar Heels always
seem to have no problem keeping intact.
North Carolina Tar Heels Football Trivia
Did you know that Lawrence
Taylor was originally a defensive lineman?
Everyone knows that Taylor was one of the most dominant linebackers in the
history of the position, but he started in North Carolina as a Tar Heel playing on the line of scrimmage, though he would
eventually make the shift to linebacker. Once he was a linebacker, of course, he immediately started wreaking havoc on everyone,
and he would go on to become one of the greatest defensive players in NFL's history after his days of being a Tar Heel.
North Carolina Tar Heels Football Fans
Kenan Memorial Stadium is just one of those great places to see a big-time
college football game, and you'll understand loud and clear if you put down the remote and head out to see the action the
way it was meant to be seen. Since first opening in 1927, Kenan Memorial has been the perfect backdrop for some major college
football with a capacity of around 60,000, creating the perfect atmosphere if you're looking for an amazing college football
experience. And part of that is the passionate fans that pour into the stands to see the action first-hand, as they help create
the perfect atmosphere for a big game that everyone will be talking about around Chapel Hill.