The Daily Tar Heel | John Bauman: After losing several senior linemen early into the season, the Tar Heels offensive line has been supported by young players. The team has praised the work of junior guard R.J. Prince, first-year guard Tommy Hatton, and first-year tackle William Sweet.
ACCSports.com | Brian Geisinger: Now that Brice Johnson and Marcus Paige are gone, Joel Berry is the new heart and soul of the Tar Heels. He ran the offense last season and will continue to lead this year.
Inside Carolina | Evan Chronis: Sophomore linebacker Andre Smith has unfinished business to take care of against Georgia Tech this weekend. Last year they got the better of him, but now he’s ready to make them pay.
Sports Illustrated | Brian Hamilton: Joel Berry and Justin Jackson will be the Tar Heels to watch this season. Isaiah Hicks could be an x-factor for the team if he can stop fouling everyone and stay on the court.