Smiles have displaced frowns at North Carolina, and almost no one connected to the football program is down in the dumps.
Heels basking in glow of victory
Bunting decided last week to have the team practice in full pads for three days instead of two with more contact. He wanted to develop a nastier edge in his team, which was clearly missing in the first two games.
Tar Heels hope to build on Tech win
North Carolina may need another big game from tailback Jacque Lewis on Saturday against Louisville because starter Ronnie McGill has a sprained right ankle.
Lewis prepped for Saturday start against Louisville
Greensboro News & Record
As North Carolina's players watched film of those big plays, Sanders built their confidence, which had been shattered by the Tar Heels' recent defensive woes. Cornerback Jacoby Watkins said Sanders told them they had just as much talent as the players at Nebraska.
Secondary is Sanders' primary concern
"Georgia Tech is a different offense (from Louisville). … We're playing an offense this week that is very multiple. Very versatile. Tons of different personnel changes. A lot of things that you may practice that you may not even see. And they'll have something new."
Tar Heels revel in attention
"I've been around the game long enough to know that the players need to have some type of consequence when they hurt the program, or when they do some things that are embarrassing to the program, or they do something that is detrimental to the program," Bunting said in a news conference Tuesday.
UNC punter arrested, suspended
Raleigh News & Observer
North Carolina had gone 364 days without intercepting a pass before picking off three Georgia Tech throws in Saturday's 34-13 victory. The Tar Heels forced five turnovers in that game and will be looking for more against an experienced UofL offense.
University of Louisville Notebook
Now in his 10th NFL season - each has been with the Packers after entering the league as a third-round pick from North Carolina in 1995 - Henderson has started 98 games (including playoffs) and has played in 159
Henderson no longer in lead role
Wisconsin State Journal