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But more than anything else, UNC has been hurt by inferior defensive play, which has stemmed largely from a lack of direction, constant staff shuffling and shaky on-the-field leadership.
Heels lack direction on defense
Raleigh News & Observer

Impressed by the high schooler's arm, smarts and pedigree, North Carolina football coach John Bunting tried to lure quarterback Wyatt Sexton to Chapel Hill during an official visit in 2001.
Noles' new QB has 'live arm'
Raleigh News & Observer

For the North Carolina players from Tallahassee, Fla., Saturday's trip is a visit to familiar territory, but the players are entering enemy territory as the Seminoles' opponent at Doak Campbell Stadium.
Tar Heels' Tallahassee connection
Durham Herald-Sun

The Tar Heels have a conference win under their belts, but just how many more will come remains to be seen. What is almost a certainty however, is that a victory for UNC will not come at Doak Campbell Stadium this weekend.
North Carolina (2-2) At (9) Florida State (2-1)

In a statement, UNC coach John Bunting said: "We are aware of the two charges that have been brought against Willie McNeill -- one of which has already been handled by the court system and dismissed. The more recent charge we have discussed with Willie and are looking into it."
McNeill gets second charge
Greensboro News & Record

North Carolina coach John Bunting was supposed to address the Tallahassee Quarterback Club by speakerphone for a few minutes Tuesday night but never got around to placing the call. The word that filtered down from Chapel Hill had him still on the practice field.
Andrews keeps pushing players toward perfection
Tallahassee Democrat

Sexton said it's difficult for him to be "super-hyped" day after day in practice, but don't confuse that with not taking his job seriously.
FSU's new QB has many sides
St. Petersburg Times

David Castillo has earned respect among Florida State teammates for his pain tolerance. The Seminoles are hoping their starting center can stay durable.
FSU's Castillo becomes center of attention

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