Frosh key for Heels
The Raleigh (NC) News and Observer
"North Carolina's losses to its defensive front seven has been so well chronicled lately, that its defensive secondary has been somewhat overlooked."
North Carolina's young defense may hold some surprises
The Chapel Hill (NC) News
"One minute, North Carolina freshman Xavier Rainey was scolded by defensive coordinator Dave Huxtable for hanging his head and letting his hands drop to his knees."
Another star No. 49 for UNC?
The Durham (NC) Herald Sun
"Huge and athletic Julius Peppers might not be a once-in-a-generation player for North Carolina after all."
Bunting might have picked another 'Peppers'
The Charlotte (NC) Observer
"The Carolina Panthers truly believe they'll see great things from Julius Peppers sooner rather than later. But they also know for certain that Peppers is still very raw, and they have work to do before he can become a force in the NFL."
Panthers taking Peppers to class
Raleigh (NC) News and Observer