Former UNC Football lineman Chance Carroll enters the transfer portal

The UNC football program lost another member of their offensive line as center Chance Carroll entered the transfer portal early Wednesday morning.

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Chance Carroll, a 6-foot-2, 295-pound center held the backup role for the majority of the 2023 season behind Corey Gaynor. Gaynor was one of the best centers in college football this past season making it difficult for Carroll to see the field. The lack of playing time forced Carroll to enter the transfer portal with one year of eligibility remaining.

The Mooresville, North Carolina native joined the UNC football program as a true freshman in 2020. After not seeing much playing time Carroll decided to redshirt during the 2021 season but did play three snaps against Georgia State in a 59-17 win. He failed to enter a game in 2022 and 2023, forcing him to look elsewhere for playing time.

Carroll was a two-star recruit in the 2020 class out of William Amos Hough high school in Cornelius, North Carolina. He was the 110th-ranked player in North Carolina and the 226th-ranked offensive lineman in the country. Carroll committed to play for the UNC football program on August 1, 2020.

Although Carroll wasn't a household name, the lost is still significant, given the amount of offensive lineman that the UNC football program have lost this offseason. Mack Brown and the Tar Heels have a lot of work to do in order to replenish this position for 2024 and beyond.

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