Carey tackles demotion
The Raleigh News and Observer
"Quarterback Darian Durant flashes a quick smile at the memory of his last trip to Clemson. A perfect 11-for-11 passing, a touchdown run, a North Carolina victory."
Durant makes strides for North Carolina
The Burlington Times News
"North Carolina is 1-6 heading to Clemson's Death Valley. But the Tar Heels feel far better, saying they are two plays from being 3-4 and insistent they will win games down the stretch."
Heels having tough time getting over last-second loss
The Durham Herald Sun
"Darian Durant has been through a lot since he last played a football game in his home state two years ago, when he completed all 11 of his pass attempts and scored three times in a 38-3 North Carolina victory at Clemson."
Durant still a bright spot for North Carolina
The Greensboro News and Record
"Coach John Bunting of North Carolina will rely on the sage advice of two close NFL friends to help his team recover from its most shocking loss of the season and prepare for the resumption of its ACC schedule."
Bunting says defeat is in past
The Winston Salem Journal
"Clemson defensive coordinator John Lovett rose to the defense of cornerback Justin Miller on Tuesday, saying Miller's difficulties have been created by inflated expectations."
Miller struggling with expectations more than foes
The (SC) State
"It has been all downhill for North Carolina since the Tar Heels defeated Auburn in the 2001 Peach Bowl. Four wins and 15 losses later, North Carolina is counting on a miracle to turn things around under third-year coach John Bunting. Great school, beautiful campus, outstanding facilities. A program like North Carolina's shouldn't have to be banking on miracles to win football games."
The Boss belts out some ACC tunes
The (SC) State