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John Bunting was exaggerating just a bit when he discussed Wisconsin's production on offense. "This team, as you know, has scored 1,000 points in the last two games," Bunting said.
Tar Heels prepare for 'Bludgeon Ball'
Charlotte Observer

"Everybody is going to know the signals so that I only have to say it once and we can get lined up and play," Justice said. "So it's going to be on each individual person this week, more so. I'm still going to be giving the call, I'm still going to be speaking to the people, but I'm going to say it once and it's on you to remember it."
Snap judgment for UNC defense
Durham Herald-Sun

All North Carolina wanted was a play to keep a desperate drive alive. Derrele Mitchell delivered much more
Mitchell has a much-needed big first game
Winston-Salem Journal

Throughout the preseason, North Carolina players and coaches stressed that the run defense, ranked 109th in the nation last season, had turned the corner toward respectability. This week against Wisconsin, that assertion will be strongly contested.
Run defense may ?nd itself in hole vs. Badgers
Daily Tar Heel

While UW fans have long called for more screens, the pleas mostly fell on deaf ears. It was generally assumed the disinterest in the past was a result of running backs with hands like butcher blocks. But Alvarez indicated offensive linemen are a big part of the equation, too.
Screen pass returns
Wisconsin State Journal

You won't find their lives and feats profiled on the pages of Sports Illustrated magazine, as happened late last season to their predecessors. There isn't a senior in the bunch, they don't seem particularly interested in the limelight and as such they're essentially anonymous, particularly to college football fans and analysts outside the Wisconsin campus.
Wisconsin's defense draws solid line despite lack of seniors
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

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