"I know what's happening," UNC coach John Bunting said of why Barth is lifting his head too early on his kicks and throwing off his timing. "He's just so anxious to see it go through the goal posts."
UNC kicker's mechanics, process off kilter
Raleigh News & Observer
The preseason All-ACC candidate from Wilmington is 3-of-11 on field-goal tries after missing both attempts Saturday against Virginia. He's been wide or short on 7 of 8 kicks from 40 yards and beyond.
Barth tries to clear his mind, goal posts
Greensboro News & Record
Connor Barth made one of the biggest plays in North Carolina's football history last Oct. 30.
Now he's trying to regain the accuracy that allowed him to kick a 42-yard field goal on the game's final play in a 31-28 upset of then-No. 4 Miami - the only win in UNC history over a top-five team.
All Out of Synch
UM practiced for the second consecutive day, though Coker conceded there were distractions. Although electricity and water were restored at UM by 9 p.m. Monday, many players and coaches were still without both.
Orange Bowl may shift some seats due to Wilma
Think winning a national title was Roy Williams' toughest challenge in coaching? Think again. This is it. Rebuilding North Carolina after it lost its top seven scorers off the 2005 championship roster is harder.
Winning title nothing compared to rebuilding
Defending national champion North Carolina, having lost its top seven scorers from last season, received 34 points, putting them in a tie for 35th.
Preseason ESPN/USA Today Coaches' Poll