Thursday's UNC Football Links

Thursday's links from around the 'net...

"The secondary is solid. That's the only etched-in-granite certainty about North Carolina's defense as the Tar Heels prepare for the 2002 season."
Defense To be ‘D'etermined at UNC
The Durham (NC) Herald Sun

"As UNC begins practicing today, it must replace eight of the 11 players who were in the starting lineup last season."
Building a defense
The Raleigh (NC) News and Observer

"It came in the mail, the precedent North Carolina coach John Bunting hopes his young team will follow to a huge year. It came from former Tar Heel Ted Elkins. It came from 1972."
Tar Heels' 1972 prospectus a reminder of possibilities
The Charlotte (NC) Observer

"After two days of workouts exclusively for freshmen, two-a-days begin for the entire squad tomorrow. One player eager to hit the practice field -- perhaps more eager than he ever thought he would be -- is junior defensive tackle Will Chapman, who had to sit out all of spring practice due to a torn left ACL that he suffered in the win over Clemson last season."
Lucas: Chapman Eager To Hit The Field

"North Pitt High School ironman Quinton Person, a running back-defensive back-kick returner for the Panthers, agreed Wednesday to accept a football scholarship offer from the University of North Carolina."
North Pitt's Person chooses N. Carolina
The Fayetteville (NC) Observer

"Person, a 5-foot-10, 180-pound running back/defensive back, is the Tar Heels' fifth in-state commitment and ninth overall. He also was offered scholarships from East Carolina, Wake Forest, Virginia and Duke, and was being recruited by Maryland and Tennessee, according to North Pitt coach Ken Whitehurst."
Heels get 5th N.C. prospect
The Charlotte (NC) Observer

"North Carolina's sweep through the state's high-school football ranks netted another commitment yesterday, this one from Quinton Person of Bethel."
North Carolina gets the Person it wanted
The Winston Salem (NC) Journal

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