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Carolina Football

"I've had some unfortunate injuries," said McGill, a candidate for the Doak Walker Award. "This year, I'm finally healthy starting the season off, and everybody's really saying I'm supposed to do it. This year, I'm putting more pressure on myself to finally get it and take that not-getting-1,000 off the chart."
Carolina's McGill runs to the beat
Greensboro News & Record

"I was going to play the Z, Adarius was going to play the X and Mike was going to play the slot, and we were going to be out there all day just killing defenses. We talked about that all the time, day in and day out. And as time went on, we started playing more together and we were like, 'We're getting it. It's coming. It's coming. It's coming.' Then the wheels fell off of it."
Holley the last of talented WR class
Durham Herald-Sun

In 2006, the father's son might be the most feared player in Charlotte. He runs hard. He's 250 pounds. He's hard to stop. He has committed to play for North Carolina.
Houston following in dad's fabulous footsteps
Charlotte Observer

The Knights, who open against North Carolina on Saturday at Kenan Stadium, went 7-5 under Schiano last season, good enough for their second bowl game ever. Their only other bowl trip came in 1978.
Rutgers on the rise
Raleigh News & Observer

There is a different feel in the air for Rutgers football right now, and it has nothing to do with the rain. Now in his sixth season as head coach, Greg Schiano spoke after practice on Thursday about a subtle change in the approach to this season.
Rutgers generating a buzz
Asbury Park Press

As coach Greg Schiano leads his Scarlet Knights into Chapel Hill, N.C., Saturday to face the Tar Heels in the season opener for both, many of the questions focus on the two quarterbacks.
QB starters come into focus
NJ Express-Times

The questions that surround the Rutgers football team this season are different than they've been in the past decade.
For first time in a while, Rutgers has success to build on

Carolina Basketball

Marvin Williams accepted a secondary role behind Raymond Felton and Sean May in North Carolina's run to the NCAA basketball title in 2005. But Thursday afternoon, Williams was front and center.
Williamses excited for the return of alumni
Durham Herald-Sun

The fliers plastered all over the Smith Center walls Thursday afternoon billed it as "The Return." Atlanta versus Charlotte on Oct. 27 with Hawks forward Marvin Williams battling former North Carolina teammates Raymond Felton and Sean May in an NBA preseason game under the 2005 NCAA championship banner they helped raise.
Williams returns on, off hardwood
Fayetteville Observer

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