In Game

Kenan Stadium offers a perfect place to take in a game as the picturesque scenery really adds to the overall game day experience. The fans here show a lot of passion and know all the songs, which goes a long way towards making a UNC a must see for any big time college football fan. If you’re looking for a game day atmosphere that offers a blend of beautiful scenery and passionate fans, look no further than a Tar Heels game at Kenan Stadium.

The UNC student section remains loud and rambunctious throughout the match regardless of the score. The student section really helps create the great atmosphere that can be found at a UNC football game and also helps spur on their team to victory. If you are looking to sit alongside the wildest and craziest fans at a Tar Heels games, make sure to sit here.

Things to check out

Charlie Justice Hall of Honor

The Hall of Honor is a great place for any Tar Heel fan to check out before or after the game. Here you’ll be able to take a look at the history of Carolina football throughout the years. Be sure to stop in at the Charlie Justice Hall of Honor for a chance to relive the greatest moments in Tar Heels history.

Rameses

Rameses the Ram has been the Tar Heels mascot since 1924. The mascot was chosen due to the team’s star fullback in 1922 Jack Merritt being nicknamed the “Battering Ram.” Rameses has stuck around ever since and has spawned two versions of the mascot a live ram and an anthropomorphic ram that is part of the cheer squad. Look for both Ramesses on the sidelines of a UNC game.

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Marching Tar Heels

The Marching Tar Heels play throughout the game in hopes they will give the team that little extra push needed to lift them to victory. The band puts on quite the halftime show as they line up in the “Carolina” formation before playing their first song. Be sure to sing along to “Sweet Caroline”, which is traditionally played at every game.

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The Tarp

The tunnel that leads the Tar Heels onto the field is located in the student section, so before the team takes the field, the students drum on the tarp covering the tunnel. As it gets closer to kickoff, the students begin to drum quicker and quicker until the team takes the field. If you want to take part in this tradition, make sure to get tickets in the student section as you’ll surely have an amazing experience sitting there.

Going into the 4th Quarter

Between the third and fourth quarter, Tar Heels fans hold up four fingers and make a motion similar to the Tomahawk chop. This action coupled with the music and scoreboard video get everyone pumped and ready to cheer on the Heels through the final quarter.

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Tar Pit

The Tar Pit is the official UNC student section, which remains loud and rambunctious throughout the game regardless of the score. The section really helps to create the great atmosphere that can be found at a UNC football game and also helps spur on their team to victory. If you are looking to sit alongside the wildest and craziest fans at a Tar Heels games make sure to sit here.

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Fight Songs

  1. Hark the Sound!

    UNC Alma Mater

    Hark the sound of Tar Heel voices

    Ringing clear and True

    Singing Carolina’s praises

    Shouting N.C.U.  

     

    Hail to the brightest Star of all

    Clear its radiance shine

    Carolina priceless gem,

    Receive all praises thine.  

     

    I’m a Tar Heel born I’m a Tar Heel bred

    And when I die I’m a Tar Heel dead.

    So it’s RAH, RAH, Car’lina ‘lina

    RAH, RAH, Car’lina ‘lina

    RAH, RAH, Car’lina

    RAH! RAH! RAH!

  2. Carolina Victory

    There’ll be a Carolina Victory

    When cross the field the foe has fled

    Cheer the team to Victory

    For we are Tar Heels Born and Bred (Rah! Rah! Rah!)

    Glory Glory U.N.C.

    Our hearts will live with thee

    Fight! Fight! Fight the Blue and White are

    Rolling to Victory!

  3. Here Comes Carolina

    Here comes Car’lina lina

    Here comes Car’lina lina

    We hail from NCU  

     

    We’ve got the team to win it,

    We’ve got the spirit in it,

    We wear the colors white and blue.  

     

    So it’s fight, fight, fight for Carolina

    As Davie did in days of old;

    As we rally round the Well,

    Cheer that Tar Heel team like hell,

    For the glory of NCU.

  4. I'm a Tar Heel Born

    UNC's Primary Fight Song

    I’m a Tar Heel born

    I’m a Tar Heel bred

    And when I die

    I’m a Tar Heel dead.

    So it’s Rah, Rah, Car’lina-lina

    Rah, Rah, Car’lina-lina

    Rah, Rah, Car’lina-lina

    Rah! Rah! Rah!

  5. Tar Heels on Hand

    Tar Heels on Hand,

    To steal the Thunder from the Sky:

    Then take our stand,

    As every man does right by Blue and White,

    We’ll give the Tar Heels a Hand,

    And cheer them on to do or die (Yeah!)

    All of us are for U.N.C.

    and you can betcha we’re proud to be

    the Tar Heels on Hand!

  6. Go to Hell Duke

    Hark the sound of Tar Heel voices
    Ringing clear and true.
    Singing Carolina’s praises.
    Shouting N-C-U.
    N-C-U!

    Hail to the brightest star of all
    Clear its radiance shine
    Carolina priceless gem.
    Receive all praises thine.

    I’m a Tar Heel born, I’m a Tar Heel bred.
    And when I die, I’m a Tar Heel dead.
    So it’s rah-rah, Car’lina-‘lina!
    Rah-rah, Car’lina-‘lina!
    Rah-rah, Car’lina-‘lina!
    Go to hell, Duke!

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