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When North Carolina and Florida State kick it off at noon Saturday in Tallahassee, Fla., the Chris Rix saga will take yet another strange twist. He'll be watching, and Wyatt Sexton will be starting at quarterback for the Seminoles.
Rix remains enigma
Raleigh News & Observer

For the second straight year, the North Carolina-N.C. State football game won't be televised by a major network. But UNC officials are looking into the possibility of having the game, scheduled to begin at 6:05 p.m. Oct. 9 at Kenan Stadium, offered on a pay-per-view basis, said Steve Kirschner, UNC's associate athletics director for communications.
TV networks won't air Heels-Pack football
Raleigh News & Observer

"We know we have to keep getting better," Watkins said. "We have so many young, talented people on our defense. If we keep working hard and preparing hard, we know we can get things turned around."
Watkins making strides at cornerback for UNC
Fayetteville Observer

"He could have gone in and struck out," Bowden said. "It's not like he went in with a 30-point lead. He went in when we were behind." Sexton passed for 162 yards and a touchdown in the win over Clemson.
Sexton will start at QB for 'Noles against Heels;

Admittedly nervous when he replaced Rix on Saturday, Sexton settled down and helped the Seminoles beat Clemson 41-22. He completed 17 of 26 passes for 162 yards and a touchdown.
Sexton to start at QB for 'Noles
St. Petersburg Times

"He made some throws that kept drives going and handled the ball - he had one fumbled exchange from the center. But I thought the best thing he did was run the football team without any sense of panic."
Sexton's turn at wheel
Tallahassee Democrat

When Bracy Walker first started playing in the National Football League, he pondered his future and posed an outrageous question to himself. "What if I could play 10 years?" he remembers thinking.
NFL veteran Walker still going strong
Fayetteville Observer

If Carolina athletic director Dick Baddour plans to fire Bunting if the Tar Heels endure another dreadful football season – a possibility that seems imminent – why not do it now?
Carter: Tar Heels should fire Bunting
Rocky Mount Telegram

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