UNC has one of the ACC's best groups of receivers in Jesse Holley, Mike Mason, Derrele Mitchell and Jarwarski Pollock. Nine starters are back on defense, and Chase Page, who started in 2003 then missed last season because of injury, is also back.
There's something unusual in the air at North Carolina, according to Tommy Richardson.
"When you smell food, you can't help but be hungry," he said.
Incentives: Title game, skeptics motivate Tar Heels
When North Carolina needs a clutch pass reception this season, Derrele Mitchell wants to be the player cradling the ball in his arms.
One Final Shot
Joey Bozich, a redshirt freshman, has moved into the No. 2 quarterback's role in Heinz's absence. Freshman Cameron Sexton is still recovering from a broken ankle suffered in spring practice and his practice time is limited.
Quarterback Heinz slowed by a back injury
"Coach Bunting does love North Carolina and he lets us know every day that we should, too," linebacker Tommy Richardson said. "He tells us this is our time, to make the most of it. It's hard not to appreciate what this school means to him."
Bunting has security of contract extension at North Carolina
Three of the top basketball division one college teams, (2005 national champions) University of North Carolina Tar Heels, Troy University Trojans and Marshall University Thundering Herd, are scheduled to see action in several exhibition games, hosted by The Bahamas Basketball Federation and Sports Tours, September 3-4 at the Sir Kendall Isaacs Gym.
USA National DI 2005 Basketball Champs Face Local Competition Next Month
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