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Senior Ronnie McGill, who has missed nine games over the last two seasons with injuries, will have to stay healthy, and the young right side of the offensive line will have to grow up quickly. But with two experienced tailbacks in McGill and Barrington Edwards -- plus a new offensive system that is supposed to emphasize straight-forward running -- the Tar Heels could be in position to boast their first 1,000-yard rusher since 1997.
North Carolina - The basics
Raleigh News & Observer

Don't start planning that TV-viewing party for the State-Carolina game just yet. In fact, you'll probably have to wait until a week or two before the Nov. 18 game in Chapel Hill to find what time the game will start and on which network it will be aired. That's if there will be any television coverage at all.
Check your TV listings
Raleigh News & Observer

"I don't worry about 'hot seats,' " Bunting said. "I know the people that are very close to the program are very happy with the way I'm doing things. I think most of them who are smart enough to know, know where it was and know where we're taking it."
Coaching crossroads
Raleigh News & Observer

"I think as we go forward, he'll continue to gain confidence," UNC coach John Bunting said. "That's something that possibly got in the way last year, and we want him to be as confident as possible when we enter the season."
Kicker Barth rediscovers accuracy, confidence
Greensboro News & Record

In the year 3 AD, the third year of ACC football after doomsday, the Big Four fell even further into the oblivion.
For Big Four, some things never change
Greensboro News & Record

After practice, coach John Bunting and offensive coordinator Frank Cignetti heaped praise on Dailey and Sexton. So was the open practice fiasco an aberration? Guess we'll find out Saturday.
Puzzling performance for UNC
Charlotte Observer

One of these days, though, it might happen. Somebody will break through and play in the Orange, Fiesta, Rose or Sugar Bowl like all those other big football programs seemingly do so often. Well, more often than we do around here.
Triangle hearts are in hoops
Durham Herald-Sun

Could Matt Baker become the exception? That is, could he become just the second former North Carolina Tar Heel to play quarterback in a regular-season NFL game.
Baker finds himself in rare position
Raleigh News & Observer


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