Welcome to the Morning Heel, a feature we’re bringing back to Keeping It Heel. Along with The Hub we want to bring you not only our original content but a collection of all the best UNC news from around the web.
Time to camp
Trying to get to know a new offense, defense and coaching staff has literally been a whirlwind experience for the North Carolina football team. Junior quarterback Bryn Renner said that the Tar Heels embraced the change from the start and have set about trying to do all they could to maximize their learning this summer. THI
What’s it like to be Kennedy Meeks?
Sometime in the next week or so, Charlotte, N.C. center Kennedy Meeks, one of the top 30 recruits in the Class of 2013, will narrow his list of schools to five, start taking official visits, and ultimately make the decision about where he will go to college. UNC remains high on his list; heck, one of his mom’s favorite pictures is of a tiny Meeks looking up at a life-sized cut-out of Michael Jordan (his great-grandma won it for him in a raffle). ESPN
Schedule Preview: N.C. State
Without the opportunity to play in the postseason this fall, North Carolina’s biggest game of the season comes on Oct. 27 when N.C. State travels to Chapel Hill. The banter between fans has intensified over the past two years and five straight wins by the Wolfpack in the series make this rivalry as intense as ever. IC
Justise Winslow Offered By UNC
North Carolina Tar Heels head coach Roy Williams made his fourth offer in the 2014 class offering a scholarship to Justise Winslow a 6-6, 210 pound five star prospect out of Houston, TX. KIH
ACC In The Majors, August 1
Former Tar Heel Matt Harvey had an electric debut for the Mets, striking out 11, giving up only three hits and hitting a single and a double. He set the franchise record for strikeouts in a debut, and he’s the first pitcher since 1900 to get two hits and strike out more than 10 in his first game. For his performance, Harvey earned the Big Apple Player of the Week award. ACC Sports Journal
UNC Basketball Recruiting: Can Nate Britt Bring Troy Williams to Chapel Hill?
Nate Britt and Troy Williams will be teammates next season at Oak Hill. Britt is committed to the TarHeels and Williams is a top recruit. KIH
Must-Get Recruits for UNC Basketball
Though the North Carolina Tar Heels suffered an exodus of talent to the 2012 NBA draft, there are still players on the roster that look poised to hit the pro ranks soon Bleacher Report