"This is a very important football game for us, and we're treating it as so," Tar Heels coach John Bunting said.
Look for William and Mary to pass often Saturday at North Carolina. Last season, UNC ranked last among I-A teams in pass defense, and the Tribe starts senior Lang Campbell, first-team all-A-10 quarterback in a preseason poll of coaches and media.
Said Tribe coach Jimmye Laycock: "You're going to have some younger guys in there that are going to be maybe in awe a little bit. It's part of the experience, part of learning, part of challenging yourself."
Trips selling point for UR, W&M
In four seasons at UNC, Parker only carried the ball 285 times for 1,172 yards. His penchant for trying to break runs outside, rather than between the tackles, earned him the nickname "The Clinton Bypass" in some quarters
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