Nov 15, 2012; Charlottesville, VA, USA; North Carolina Tar Heels quarterback Bryn Renner (2) attempts a pass to wide receiver Quinshad Davis (14) against the Virginia Cavaliers during the first half at Scott Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Rafael Suanes-USA TODAY Sports

NCAA Football 14: UNC Football Top Ten Players

NCAA Football 14 is just weeks away from it’s release for both Xbox 360 and Playstation 3. To build more anticipation for you, we have a preview of the top ten North Carolina Tar Heels in this year’s version of the game.

  • Bryn Renner, No. 2, Quarterback | Renner returns for his final season at the University of North Carolina to lead Larry Fedora’s offensive for the second time. Renner has a speed rating of 78 overall but his best attribute on the game is AWR, or awareness, which is at 83 overall. Renner’s overall rating as a player is 93 and he leads the entire UNC football roster on the game as the highest rated Tar Heel.
  • Travis Hughes, No. 9, Middle Linebacker | Linebacker Travis Hughes finds himself near the top of the team in NCAA 14 this year. He ranked overall with a 90, 82 awareness, 81 agility, and his best rating is an 89 accuracy rating.
  • Tre Boston, No. 10, Safety | Tre Boston emerged last season on the field during the spring game and continued to make a noise throughout the season. This year he returns to Chapel Hill as the No. 1 cornerback and his real position and depth reflects himself on the upcoming rendition of NCAA Football.
  • James Hurst, No. 68, Left Tackle | 6’7″ and 305 pound James Hurst looks to continue to tear through his opponents for his senior season at North Carolina. Hurst was named an All-ACC and All-America candidate last year and had two games where he played each snap in the game without missing a single one. The Plainfield, Indiana native looks to continue improving as he had each season.
  • AJ Blue, No. 15, Running Back | With the departure of Gio Bernard, comes the arrival and new first string running back for the Tar Heels named AJ Blue. The senior tailback may have played behind Bernard but that doesn’t mean he was wasted space. He was utilized and a key part of the offensive last year. Blue is rated 88 overall and his highest rating overall is a 91 in accuracy.
  • Tim Jackson, No. 93, Defensive End | Next up is big man Tim Jackson. Entering his senior season the 6’5, 285 pound defensive end from Florida has a steller rating on NCAA Football, but will be competing for playing time against his peer come summer camp. In this year’s game he rates an 88 overall and his highest rating is an 86 for accuracy.
  • Russell Bodine, No. 60, Center | Russell Bodine may not be the best known player on the team, but he has some impressive numbers in NCAA Football. He has an 88 overal rating that includes two 90 overall ratings (strength and accuracy). Bodine is a junior this season and is no stranger to playing in front of Renner. Another year of experience together should lead to another stellar season for both players.
  • Kareem Martin, No. 95, Defensive End | Kareem Martin clocks in at No. 8 overall of all Tar Heels in NCAA Football 2014. The official website for UNC Athletics comments that Martin could be poised for a breakout season and is the most experienced defensive lineman on the team this year. He has an 86 overall rating and his highest attribute is 87 in agility.
  • Tim Scott, No. 7, Cornerback | It’s kind of shocking that we don’t have a defensive back in the top-5, but Scott ranks as the highest cornerback in the game amongst his peers. He has an 85 overall rating headlined by his 95 overall rating in accuracy.
  • Jabari Price, No. 4, Cornerback | Jabari Price makes a lot of noise, both on and off the field. He was noted for being the most improved players last year during the Spring Game by Coach Fedora and has been known to have some talk when it comes to bragging rights and wanting to play mind games with his opponents. He has rated 85 overall just as his teammate.

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