Wednesday's UNC Football Links

Wednesday's links from around the 'net.

"The chain of command has taken on a different feel at North Carolina this season. The Tar Heels have completed eight quarters of football and already 11 true freshmen have played."
Heels try fresh approach
The Raleigh News and Observer

"What Bunting is telling his players is this: Victories are an important thing, but not the only thing."
Bunting: Winning isn't everything
The Charlotte Observer

"Two seasons ago, the Tar Heels rebounded from a 0-3 start behind a defense that included Julius Peppers and Ryan Sims to win the Peach Bowl. Last year, a young team never did turn things around and finished 3-9."
Bunting doesn't want young Tar Heels to panic
The Charlotte Observer

"UNC tight end Bobby Blizzard is out of the hospital, but not yet back on the practice field. Blizzard did not play against Syracuse and spent several days last week in the hospital with what team officials called a "several viral illness."
Tight end Blizzard still recovering from illness
The Durham Herald Sun

"The Tar Heels admittedly are starving for a victory, but Coach John Bunting doesn't want the players treating Saturday's trip to Wisconsin as if it's their last meal."
Food for thought for Heels
The Durham Herald Sun

"Among 117 NCAA Division I-A football teams, North Carolina ranks No. 117 this week in total defense."
UNC coach looks to veterans to stop recent defensive issues
The Greensboro News and Record

"A team that's winless at home and ranked dead last in defense in major-college football is about to embark on its first road trip of the season."
Tar Heels say that road trip may help
The Winston Salem Journal

"This game was supposed to be a blowout, and it was, though unfortunately it was not the blowout that many expected. But should this really come as a surprise to anyone? After all, losing to inferior competition seems to have become a yearly tradition for the cardinal and white."
Here we go again?
The Badger Herald

"FieldTurf, the softer artificial-grass alternative to Astroturf, has been installed by 19 different Division 1-A college football programs in the past four years, including Wisconsin and Michigan, and has become the surface of choice for a number of athletes."
FieldTurf well received by Evans, Badgers
The Badger Herald

"Less than 10 sentences into his scouting report -- while focusing on the assets of North Carolina quarterback Darian Durant - Alvarez used two words, dirty words, that are bound to strike fear in a lot of hearts. "He reminds me of a Randle El," he said."
Mike Lucas: Alvarez uses dirty words to describe Tar Heels' QB
The Capital Times

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