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Hey, this game of football really does take some strange bounces. That's not just another coach's cliche. When Furman moseys back into Kenan Stadium this week, Bunting's sixth team will be waiting with open arms, an 0-2 record and an offensive unit that's more likely to put the other team in scoring position than itself.
Bunting's Tar Heels playing like it's 1999
Raleigh News & Observer

Quite frankly, North Carolina looks just like an 0-2 football team today. Where's the positive? It's hard to find. Where's the point production? Harder to find. Where's the consistency? Can't find it.
This time, UNC's offense struggles to produce
Durham Herald-Sun

Dispirited but hardly despondent, several UNC players promised Bunting in the locker room afterward that they would hold things together as the frustration around the program mounts.
UNC digs in after big loss to Virginia Tech
Fayetteville Observer

UNC coach John Bunting usually stands at attention after games, win or lose, and listens reverently to the alma mater. The band didn't wait for him Saturday, and when he walked toward the corner where the musicians were packing up, he gave a wave that only a few band members - and maybe one paying customer - acknowledged.
Apathy the big winner at Kenan Stadium now
Wilmington Star-News

He didn't move the Tar Heels, but he moved Tech from surprising first-half jeopardy to virtual certainty. On two occasions, Dailey looked for Carolina receivers and saw them while failing to recognize the Tech defender in between. Twice, Dailey threw short passes to a short Tech defender almost within spitting distance.
UNC's Nebraska transfer has turned into a big bust
Winston-Salem Journal

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