UNC's ‘Rabbit' ready to jump
The Fayetteville (NC) Observer
"The N.C. State-North Carolina football game is some 2 1/2 months away. But as players from each ACC team gathered to discuss the upcoming season, this much was clear: The hype for the matchup on Saturday, Oct. 12, can start now."
Football talk perks up
The Raleigh (NC) News and Observer
"You can get just as hurt in practice as you do in the game," North Carolina junior Jeb Terry said. "You can get hit more (during the game), but I've been more tired after practice than games and more beat up before."
ACC teams load up on football games
The Burlington (NC) Times News
"North Carolina offensive lineman Jeb Terry grew up in Texas, but he didn't get to play high school football in that gridiron-crazed state. Nope, his father sent him to Culver (Ind.) Military Academy, the alma mater of George Steinbrenner."
"What bothers Jackson is how badly the Seminoles played that afternoon. He doesn't blame the Tar Heels for taking advantage of FSU's mistakes."
The Durham (NC) Herald Sun
"On Thursday, two local players -- Wilmington's Alge Crumpler and Shallotte's Eric Johnson -- will begin National Football League training camps."
Crumpler, Johnson on different NFL tracks
The Wilmington (NC) Morning Star