North Carolina football: 5 things to watch in 2016

The North Carolina Tar Heels were a controversial onside kick away from winning their first ACC championship since 1980 last season and they look to contend for a division title once again this year.

They have plenty of weapons on both sides of the football to do just that.

They will have to replace veteran starting quarterback Marquise Williams, but it looks like Mitch Trubisky can play very well for them this year. Defensively, Gene Chizik is settling in for his second year and I would expect him to have the defense ready to dominate.

Let’s take a look at five things to watch for the North Carolina Tar Heels going into the 2016 college football season.