CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – North Carolina’s defensive line has regained a valuable cog at defensive tackle, while the offensive line has lost a versatile veteran interior lineman.
Redshirt sophomore defensive tackle Jeremiah Clarke, who was not enrolled at UNC during the spring semester for undisclosed reasons, is back in Chapel Hill for summer school and is eligible for the fall semester, according to a UNC spokesperson.
The 6-foot-5, 315-pound lineman played in all 13 games last season, starting two games and finishing with 34 tackles and a sack.
Will Dancy, a senior interior offensive lineman, is set to graduate from UNC and will transfer for the 2016 season, according to the team spokesperson. Tar Heel Illustrated first reported the decision on Friday.
Dancy played in 23 games and made two starts in his UNC career. He missed the entire 2015 season due to injury but returned for spring practice earlier this year, where he backed up fellow senior John Ferranto at right guard.
The Graham, N.C. product enrolled at UNC in 2013 after playing his freshman year at Eastern Arizona College.