Heel Tough Blog Podcast

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By: Anthony Pagnotta

A podcast that talks about everything and anything Tar Heel Football*All calls in the show intro are not owned by me and are rights of the Tar Heel Sports Network

Heel Tough Blog Podcast- Ep. 280: Georgia State Recap
Last Tuesday at 11:00 PM

In this edition of the podcast, Anthony and Josh take a look back at the Tar Heels' 59-17 win over the Georgia State Panthers on Saturday night and the areas that the team needs to improve as they head towards a crucial conference meeting with the Virginia Cavaliers in Kenan Stadium on Saturday night.


Heel Tough Blog Podcast- Ep. 279: Georgia State Preview
09/09/2021

In this edition of the podcast, Anthony and Josh preview the Tar Heels meeting with the Georgia State Panthers on Saturday night in Kenan Stadium.


Heel Tough Blog Podcast- Ep. 278: Virginia Tech Recap
09/08/2021

In this edition of the podcast, Anthony and Josh react to a disappointing loss to Virginia Tech on Friday night, as they look at the struggles of the offensive line, wide receivers and Sam Howell and tell you whether they think these are long term issues that linger over these next few weeks.


Heel Tough Blog Podcast- Ep. 277: Virginia Tech Preview
09/05/2021

In this LIVE edition of the podcast, Anthony and Joshua get you ready for the Tar Heels season opener against the Virginia Tech Hokies by discussing the latest injury news around the team, handing out their keys to the game and give their official predictions.


Heel Tough Blog Podcast- Ep. 276: 2021 Official Record Predictions
08/27/2021

In this edition of the podcast, Anthony and Josh update some of the latest camp storylines around the Tar Heels, play a game of over/under surrounding the 2021 Tar Heels, reveal their official record predictions for the 2021season and recap Week 2 of the NFL preseason for former Tar Heels.


Heel Tough Blog Podcast- Ep. 275: Travis Shaw Commitment Breakdown
08/22/2021

In this edition of the podcast, Anthony and Zack give you some immediate reaction to the comment on Travis Shaw.


Heel Tough Blog Podcast- Ep. 274: 2021 Breakout Candidates
08/19/2021

In this edition of the podcast, Anthony and Josh update you on some of the top storylines from camp and tell you their five breakout candidates for the 2021 season.


Heel Tough Blog Podcast- Ep. 273: Travis Shaw Commitment Preview
08/19/2021

In this edition of the podcast, Anthony and Zack set the stage for this weekend's commitment from 2022 5✮ DT Travis Shaw and discuss what the commitment of 2022 3✮ S Jake Pope to means for the future of the Tar Heel secondary.


Heel Tough Blog Podcast- Ep. 272: True/False Fall Camp Edition and 2021 Bold Predictions
08/13/2021

In this edition of the podcast, Anthony and Josh play a little true/false with the opening week of fall camp having concluded and give out their bold predictions for this 2021 Tar Heel team, including one from Josh that will have a lot of people fired up.


Heel Tough Blog Podcast- Ep. 271: Tim Chapman on 2021 Tar Heels
08/07/2021

In this edition of the podcast, Anthony talks to Tim Chapman of cfpcollegefootball.com and the CFP College Football Podcast about his outlook for the 2021 Tar Heels.


Heel Tough Blog Podcast- Ep. 270: Tad Hudson Commitment Breakdown
08/05/2021

In this edition of the podcast, Anthony and Zack breakdown the commitment of Tad Hudson to the Tar Heels, discuss what it means for the Tar Heels in the 2023 class to get Hudson locked up early and talk about where they feel the staff stands with some of the major 2022 targets that remain uncommitted.


Heel Tough Blog Podcast- Ep. 269: 2021 Tar Heel Fall Camp Preview
08/04/2021

In this edition of the podcast, Anthony and Josh preview the upcoming start to fall camp for the Tar Heels by discussing some of the top storylines, revealing what position groups they are most confident in and most concerned about and ranking their top battles to watch heading in.


Heel Tough Blog Podcast- Ep. 268: Special Teams Preview
08/03/2021

In this edition of the podcast, Anthony and Josh close out the in-depth position previews for the 2021 season with a look at the Tar Heels special teams unit, one that Mack Brown has stressed he needs to see major improvement from this year.


Heel Tough Blog Podcast- Ep. 267: Defensive Backs Preview
07/31/2021

In this edition of the podcast, Anthony and Josh close down their preview of the defensive side of the football for the 2021 Tar Heels with a look at the defensive backs.


Heel Tough Blog Podcast- Ep. 266: Sebastian Cheeks Commitment Breakdown
07/31/2021

In this edition of the podcast, Anthony and Zack discuss the newest commit for the Tar Heels in the 2022 class, Sebastian Cheeks, and talk about what the commitment of Jeadyn Lukus to Clemson means for the Tar Heels at corner in the class.


Heel Tough Blog Podcast- Ep. 265: Brett Ciancia on the 2021 Tar Heels
07/28/2021

In this edition of the podcast, Anthony is joined by friend-of-the-show and writer of the Pick Six Previews college football magazine, Brett Ciancia to talk about the 2021 Tar Heels and why he thinks this team has what it takes to make the College Football Playoff.


Heel Tough Blog Podcast- Ep. 264: Linebackers Preview
07/28/2021

In this edition of the podcast, Anthony and Josh go in-depth on the Tar Heels' linebacker unit, one that will be led by one of the top inside linebacker tandems in the conference.


Heel Tough Blog Podcast- Ep. 263: Conference Realignment
07/27/2021

In this edition of the podcast, Anthony and Josh sit down to discuss the latest with conference realignment, how it affects the ACC and specifically how it affects the Tar Heels.


Heel Tough Blog Podcast- Ep. 262: Defensive Line Preview
07/26/2021

In this edition of the podcast, Anthony and Josh preview the 2021 Tar Heels defensive line.


Heel Tough Blog Podcast- Ep. 261: Phil Steele on 2021 Tar Heels
07/23/2021

In this edition of the podcast, Anthony welcomes back Phil Steele, the writer of one of the best preseason magazines in all of sports, to discuss the 2021 Tar Heels, Sam Howell's Heisman chances and if the Tar Heels have what it takes to be a surprise playoff team.


Heel Tough Blog Podcast- Ep. 260: Omarion Hampton Commitment Breakdown, Sebastian Cheeks Commitment Preview and Daylen Everette Controversy
07/23/2021

In this edition of the podcast, Anthony and Zack discuss the fallout from the Daylen Everette decision over the weekend and what they think happened, talk about the commitment of Omarion Hampton to the Tar Heels on Thursday and what it means for this class and preview the upcoming commitment from Sebastian Cheeks that is set for this coming Wednesday.


Heel Tough Blog Podcast- Ep. 259: ACC Kickoff Takeaways
07/22/2021

In this edition of the podcast, Anthony recaps ACC Coastal media day with his biggest takeaways from the Tar Heels trip to Charlotte.


Heel Tough Blog Podcast- Ep. 258: Offensive Line Preview
07/20/2021

In this edition of the podcast, Anthony and Josh take an in-depth look at Tar Heels 2021 offensive line unit and tell you how this unit will be the biggest determining factor when it comes to the success of this offense.


Heel Tough Blog Podcast- Ep. 257: Bryson Jennings Commitment Reaction and Commitment Previews for Daylen Everette and Kaden Helms
07/16/2021

In this edition of the podcast, Anthony and Zack reaction to the commitment from Bryson Jennings to Mack Brown and the Tar Heels and preview the weekend commitments that loom ahead from Daylen Everette and Kaden Helms.


Heel Tough Blog Podcast- Ep. 256: Wide Receivers/Tight Ends Position Preview, ACC Coaches Rankings, NIL and 12-Team Playoff
07/15/2021

In this edition of the podcast, Anthony and Josh break down the Tar Heels wide receiving and tight end groups ahead of the 2021 season, but not before talking about Josh's Twitter beef over Mack Brown's ACC coaches ranking, their opinions on NIL laws that are now in place and the comment from Mack Brown that Tar Heel players are not for the 12-team playoff format.


Heel Tough Blog Podcast- Ep. 255: Running Back Position Preview
07/11/2021

In this edition of the podcast, Anthony and Josh go in-depth on the position group that might have the most questions on this 2021 Tar Heel football team heading into fall camp, the running backs.


Heel Tough Blog Podcast- Ep. 254: Mack Brown's Coaches Ranking and Quarterback Position Preview
07/10/2021

In this edition of the podcast, Anthony and Josh discuss whether or not Mack Brown deserves to be ranked as a top ten coach in college football, update you on some news and notes around Tar Heel football and begin their position previews with a look at the 2021 Tar Heel quarterbacks.


Heel Tough Blog Podcast- Ep. 253: Conner Harrell Commitment Breakdown
07/07/2021

In this edition of the podcast, Anthony and Zack look back at the commitment of Conner Harrell from over the weekend and tell you what he brings to the Tar Heel quarterback room, one that continues to make the case to be one of the best in the country over the next few years.


Heel Tough Blog Podcast- Ep. 252: Marcus Allen and Justin Kanyuk Commitment Breakdowns
07/03/2021

In this edition of the podcast, Anthony and Zack discuss the commitments of Marcus Allen and Justin Kanyuk to the Tar Heels 2022 class, tell what those commitments do for targets in the secondary and along the offensive and react to what appears to be a shift in Travis Shaw's recruitment.


Heel Tough Blog Podcast- Ep. 251: Nick Weiler Interview
06/27/2021

In this edition of the podcast, Anthony talks with former Tar Heel kicker Nick Weiler about how he landed with Larry Fedora and the Tar Heels out of high school, the miraculous 2015 season and, of course, the field goal to beat No. 10 Florida State in 2016 that earned him the nickname "Field Goal Jesus".


Heel Tough Blog Podcast- Ep. 250: Deuce Caldwell Commits and Tar Heels Host Big Official Visit Weekend
06/26/2021

In this edition of the podcast, Anthony and Zack discuss just what the Tar Heels are getting in Deuce Caldwell following his commitment earlier today and look at where the Tar Heels stand with some important visitors that are on campus for official visits this weekend including some important news on Travis Shaw.


Heel Tough Blog Podcast- Ep. 249: North Carolina Recruiting Reporter Chapel Fowler on Tar Heel Recruiting
06/23/2021

In this edition of the podcast, North Carolina recruiting analyst for the Fayetteville Observer, Chapel Fowler, stops by to talk about his takeaways from the Showtime Camp, what Beau Atkinson's commitment gives the Tar Heels and some names to keep an eye on for the 2023 class in the state.


Heel Tough Blog Podcast- Ep. 248: Beau Atkinson Commits and Other June Storylines
06/18/2021

In this edition of the podcast, Anthony and Zack look at what the Tar Heels are getting in their recent commit, Beau Atkinson, react to some of the latest around the team's major targets in the 2022 class and preview another big weekend of visits.


Heel Tough Blog Podcast- Ep. 247: Hilee Taylor Interview
06/17/2021

In this edition of the podcast, former Tar Heel defensive end Hilee Taylor joins the show to talk about his career with in Chapel Hill, why he was able to thrive so much in his final year at Carolina under Butch Davis and the experience of winning the 101st Grey Cup with the Saskatchewan Rough Riders and former Tar Heel teammate Darian Durant.


Heel Tough Blog Podcast- Ep. 246: Mick Mixon Interview
06/14/2021

In this edition of the podcast, Anthony and Joshua welcome in one of the former voices of the Tar Heels and current voice of the Carolina Panthers, Mick Mixon, to talk about some of his favorite memories of his time at Carolina and what it was like to work alongside Jones Angell and the iconic Woody Durham.


Heel Tough Blog Podcast- Ep. 245: June Recruiting Week 1 Update and Top 5 Underrated Players Since 2007
06/09/2021

In this edition of the podcast, Anthony and Josh update you on the weekend that was on the recruiting trail for Tar Heel football and attempt to guess each other top five underrated players since the Butch Davis era.


Heel Tough Blog- Ep. 244: Trimane Goddard Interview
06/08/2021

In this episode of the podcast, Anthony is joined by former Tar Heel safety Trimane Goddard to talk about his career in Chapel Hill, the 2008 win over the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and how he is now giving back as a frontline worker.


Heel Tough Blog- Ep. 243: Ricky Barden Interview
06/06/2021

In this episode of the podcast, Anthony talks to former Tar Heel cornerback Ricky Barden about his successful career at Carolina, what it was like to play with guys like Lawrence Taylor and Steve Streater and his successful career in the CFL with the Ottawa Rough Riders.


Heel Tough Blog Podcast- Ep. 242: Errol Hood Interview
06/02/2021

In this edition of the podcast, Anthony welcomes in former Tar Heel cornerback Errol Hood as he discusses the challenges of playing for three coaches during his career at Carolina, his memories of the Tar Heels 2001 Peach Bowl win over Auburn and the interesting story behind his son Caleb's commitment to Carolina.


Heel Tough Blog Podcast- Ep. 241: Kendric Burney Interview
05/31/2021

In this edition of the podcast, Anthony welcomes in former Tar Heel cornerback Kendric Burney to talk about his career with the Tar Heels, including his historic performance against Miami back in 2009 and how big that win in the 2010 Music City Bowl really was.