The North Carolina junior from Burlington hopes his recent run of health issues ends before it costs him the starting job at weak-side linebacker. Sophomore Chase Rice is providing stiff competition, so Mapp doesn't need any more injury distractions, whether it be from shoulder, hamstring or hand.
Injuries imperil Mapp's mission
The Greensboro News and Record
Though North Carolina has been to just two bowl games in John Bunting's five seasons, Virginia Tech, Florida State and Miami are the only teams with ACC records better than the Tar Heels' 9-7 in the past two years.
Q&A With John Bunting, North Carolina
The Charlotte Observer
North Carolina got by last season with the bare necessities of a roster, but its shortcomings appear all but gone.
The Best Class in the Nation
The Winston Salem Journal