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Edwards and his teammates have done it better than any team in the ACC --and all but one team in the nation -- four games into the season. The Tar Heels are allowing 13.0 yards per kickoff return and have yet to surrender a return longer than 19 yards. Out of 15 kickoffs, UNC's opponents have started with the ball outside their 20-yard line on just five occasions.
Tar Heels happy to be kicking off for more than one reason
Durham Herald-Sun

"Most every time we break down film, it's just the same thing," Bynum said. "It's just assignments and technique. I don't know whether the atmosphere throws us off sometimes, or if we let how the game is going affect us or whether we're frustrated because we're not making plays or something. But it's always a breakdown in assignments and technique."
Tar Heels' defense will be tested
Durham Herald-Sun

Almost two weeks after giving up 504 yards of total offense in a 52-7 drubbing by Clemson, North Carolina captain Larry Edwards said the defense is ready to get back on the field to redeem themselves against Miami on Saturday.
Defense ready for South Beach showdown
Daily Tar Heel

In three out of six games after a week off under Bunting, they've beaten ranked teams - including No. 4 Miami in 2004. Soon fans will find out if the extra week of practice allowed UNC to tighten its screws or if it was just a break from in-game misery.
Miami poses yet another challenge
Daily Tar Heel

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