The North Carolina Tar Heel football team opens up on August 29th at Williams Brice Stadium in Columbia, SC against the South Carolina Gamecocks in a Thursday night battle. The game will be televised on ESPN, and it is expected to be a great game, and it will feature lots of great players for both teams.
Over the years, North Carolina has seen some great, talented players come through the school. In a previous article, we looked at the 5 best offensive players of the last decade. This time, we will focus on the other side of the ball, defense. North Carolina has seen some great players come through the school, with that being said, here are the 5 best defensive players of the last decade: