As a boy, Matt Merletti liked to tag along with his father on job days. He met presidents George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton and George W. Bush, visited the White House's Oval Office and sat behind the President's desk. He met players on Super Bowl championship teams that visited the White House.
One Pretty Cool Flag
The Winston-Salem Journal
Erik Highsmith loves the game of football. He also enjoys a little smack talk with the opposition.
Highsmith, a sophomore wide receiver at UNC, had a field day yapping at the ECU Pirates on Saturday at Kenan Stadium.
Highsmith likes the smack talk
The New Bern Sun Journal
Tyler Alberts never saw himself as a big-time football prospect until recently.
In fact, Alberts wasn't even playing football until this season at Forsyth County Day School in Lewisville.
UNC lands late-blooming defensive end
The Fayetteville Observer
Despite nine players being withheld as the result of an ongoing NCAA investigation, Clemson coach Dabo Swinney still respects the overall talent level of North Carolina (2-2, 0-1 ACC), the Tigers' Saturday opponent.
Dabo: Depleted UNC still talented
The Charleston Post and Courier