UNC will begin the 2012 season against Elon at Kenan Stadium on Sept. 4. PHOTO: Robert Willett
CHAPEL HILL — And we’re back from Greensboro, and from the ACC’s annual preseason football kickoff. As you know by now, the ACC media picked the Tar Heels to finish third in the Coastal Division, behind Virginia Tech and Georgia Tech. UNC received two first-place votes.
Lots of things came out of the ACC’s media days, which were somewhat overshadowed by the NCAA’s announcement of debilitating sanctions against Penn State in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child abuse case. I wrote a story you can read here about how the ACC coaches reacted to the news.
As for UNC, lots of things of interest emerged. I’ll write about some of those both here and in the paper in the coming days, but first wanted to provide a recap of five things we learned about the Tar Heels during the ACC kickoff. Here goes …