Two tough weeks for North Carolina's football recruiting effort could get a lot worse today.
Tar Heels sweating out football commitments
The Winston-Salem Journal
The list is discouraging for those who hope North Carolina's ACC schools can ever seriously compete for a national title in football.
Top recruits flee state
The Charlotte Observer
With many in the state watching intently, especially in Chapel Hill, Mount Tabor High School linebacker Derek Nicholson announced Monday on ESPN News that he'll join the football program at Florida State next season.
Elite programs luring top N.C. talent out of state
The Fayetteville Observer
Last season, the Tar Heels suffered from a lack of depth. Only going about seven deep into their lineup most games, fatigue and foul trouble plagued the team all season long. At the press conference following the loss to Texas, coach Roy Williams made it clear that adding depth to his team was on his agenda for the offseason.
Added depth propels Heels' assault
As soon as N.C. State got one player healthy, it suffered another roster setback.
The Wolfpack, which visits No. 2 North Carolina on Thursday (7 p.m., ESPN), will play the next 4-6 weeks without forward Levi Watkins, who sprained the medial collateral ligament in his right knee Tuesday in practice.
Pack's Watkins sidelined
The Durham Herald-Sun