Tuesday's UNC Football Links

Tuesday's football links from around the 'net.

"The Tar Heels open the season against Miami of Ohio, the same opponent in the 1998 opener. That year, the RedHawks came in to Kenan Stadium as 19-point underdogs."
Bunting: Remember '98
The Durham (NC) Herald Sun

"When North Carolina's veterans report today for preseason drills, Bunting will be hoping for the emergence of three reliable linebackers and at least one consistently productive running back."
Tar Heels begin search for linebackers today
The Greensboro (NC) News and Record

"From all indications, the Chiefs may be facing a similar situation with defensive tackle Ryan Sims, this year's No. 1. The sides reached an impasse around the start of camp and progress since then has been little, if any."
Sims no closer to joining Chiefs than when camp began
Kansas City Star

"Ellis' NFL career hasn't gone as smoothly as had hoped. It has gone well, despite Ellis' setbacks, and the Dallas Cowboys probably have not had been a better defensive lineman since he arrived."
BREAKOUT? Cowboys expect Ellis to shine
The Winston Salem (NC) Journal

"For three years at the University of North Carolina, David Thornton was a walk-on who couldn't get a scholarship to play football. The NFL was anything but the next step.."
David Thornton
The Indianapolis Star

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