Wednesday's UNC Football Links

"I'm more concerned with increasing our productivity with each carry," said Andre Powell, who coaches the running backs. "The way defenses play now, ganging up on you, it's hard to have a 1,000-yard rusher. So we have to get the most out of every time we do rush it."

Tailback Who?
Raleigh News & Observer

"Hedgecock made a giant leap in the spring, and I can't imagine him not getting better and better throughout this camp," coach John Bunting said recently.

UNC fullbacks find hard work pays off despite lack of recognition
Chapel Hill News

"The biggest difference is that Durant has played," Tranquill said. "He's been in games; he's made plays. What a player has done in the heat of battle is always on a coach's mind."

Durant, Stephens likely to share QB duties
Greensboro News & Record

Punter Shane Lechler remained on the sidelines Tuesday with a quad strain and it appears more likely the Raiders might resort to seventh-round draft pick Ronald Curry as their punter in Thursday night's game at Tennessee.

Raiders Notebook
San-Francisco Gate

Over 200 athletes and coaches have been enshrined into the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame - including Rocky Mount's own Phil Ford. Unbelievably, another Rocky Mount native and resident, Danny Talbott, is not one of them.

Rocky Mount's Talbott not in N.C. Sports Hall of Fame

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