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The Tar Heels (3-3) still plan to fly to Miami on Friday. "It doesn't change the way we prepare; it doesn't change our flight," UNC coach John Bunting said.
Heels to play at noon
Raleigh News & Observer

Unlike last winter, head coach John Bunting probably won't be able to change his mind this time, 65-year-old Tranquill said. "No, I'm done," said Tranquill, who has pondered retirement several times over the past decade. "... Forty-four years is good. It's time to go fishing."
Tranquill says end is near
Raleigh News & Observer

"He's kicking well in practice, and I expect that Connor Barth will come out of this," Bunting said. "I still have a great deal of confidence in him."
Barth's still looking for top form
Durham Herald-Sun

McGill is looking forward to Saturday's game against Miami because he missed North Carolina's 31-28 defeat of the Hurricanes last season with a sprained ankle. He hopes his physical running style will give him an edge against a Miami defense ranked first in Division I-A in total yards at 227.2 yards per game.
McGill pumps up UNC
Charlotte Observer

"I really didn't want to sit out the rest of the year and watch from the sideline," McGill said.
McGill gives Tar Heels healthy running game
Greensboro News & Record

"On defense they absolutely suffocate people," Bunting said. "They're fast and great tacklers. They look better than they did last year. First and second down will be extremely important in staying away from mistakes. They get you into third down and it could be over. They're getting turnovers."
Tar Heels worried about inconsistency on offense
Winston-Salem Journal

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