"To sell out this early is a tremendous statement by our fan base," said Director of Athletics Dick Baddour. "Carolina fans are excited about our young team and the quality of the seven-game schedule."
Single game tickets remain for Carolina's home football games against McNeese State (Aug. 30), Connecticut (Oct. 4), Boston College (Oct. 25) and Georgia Tech (Nov. 8) and will go on sale Saturday, July 19 at 10 a.m. Single-game tickets will be available exclusively at www.TarHeelBlue.com, the official website of the North Carolina Athletic Department. All single game tickets are $50.
In 2008, the Tar Heels welcome back 10 starters on offense, including playmakers Hakeem Nicks and Brandon Tate at wide receiver, Greg Little at tailback, Garrett Reynolds at offensive tackle and T.J. Yates at quarterback. Defensively, Carolina returns eight starters, including freshman All-Americas Deunta Williams at safety, Marvin Austin at defensive tackle and Quan Sturdivant at linebacker.