He said North Carolina's depth concerns at wide receiver and tight end make full-contact practices risky, but, apparently, the rewards outweighed the risks. Bunting planned a full-contact practice Tuesday.
Bunting: Now's not time to think out of the box
The teams UNC already has faced are a combined 21-6. Those left on the schedule -- South Florida, Virginia, Wake Forest, Notre Dame, Georgia Tech, N.C. State and Duke -- are 24-16.
At least 1 Tar Heel looks ahead at schedule
Greensboro News & Record
To help compensate for the loss UNC coach John Bunting said redshirt freshmen Dirk Engram and Kenton Thornton will play against South Florida. Neither have recorded a catch this season.
Sexton ready to go against USF
Daily Tar Heel
A mostly discontented fan base - concerned about the administration's lack of emphasis on football - is becoming apathetic, a dangerous direction considering the financial importance of football at BCS schools. A loss to the Bulls on the same day basketball practice begins will push many supporters past the point of no return in 2006.
Loss to USF should lead to Bunting's resignation
Wilmington Star News