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The committee charged with finding North Carolina's next athletics director already has identified several candidates. Lowry Caudill, the search committee chairman, said on Wednesday that no decisions on any candidates have been made, but that several have the qualifications and experience the committee is seeking.
UNC making 'good progress' in search for AD
The Winston Salem Journal

Thorpe, a Jordan High graduate, finished with 155 yards on five returns Saturday — an average of 31 yards — earning special teams player of the game honors from the UNC coaching staff.
Happy returns: UNC's Thorpe is making the most of his opportunity on special teams
The Durham Herald-Sun

When T.J. Thorpe lined up to return his first kick as a 4-year-old, his dad told him to run to the sideline toward a red cup his mom was holding. Fourteen years later, the North Carolina freshman football player is aiming a little farther downfield. "All the way to the end zone," he said, grinning. Judging by the 6-foot, 180-pound wide receiver's 59-yard kickoff return against Rutgers last weekend, which set up a key field goal at the end of the first half, it's not an unrealistic goal.
Tar Heels returner off to fast start
The Charlotte Observer

WCHL Radio, a Chapel Hill station, first reported the investigators' return and said the matter related to Carl Carey Jr., an active NFL agent who was hired by UNC's African Studies Department to teach a course called Foundations of Black Education. Carey has previously taught the class, the station reported.
NCAA investigators returned to UNC's campus on Wednesday
The Winston-Salem Journal

The Cavaliers made it to 2-0 without the assistance of gimmickry, and London is content to keep some things in his back pocket for when they're really needed.
Cavs have plays they're not showing yet
The Richmond Times-Dispatch

Virginia is going to face a strong defense at North Carolina, perhaps the best defensive front it will meet all season long (perhaps Florida State being the other). The Tar Heels' strength will be bumping directly with UVa's strength: the running game.
Strengths clash in Chapel Hill, super conferences and more
The Charlottesville Daily Progress

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