Monday's UNC Football Links

Monday's links from around the 'net.

"A clutch of North Carolina fans near the entrance to the Tar Heels' dressing room launched into a chant after Saturday night's 30-22 victory over Syracuse."
Heels, Durant change course
The Greensboro News and Record

"In the spring of 2001, Dan Orner and his parents began doing some research on an obscure topic: College football programs that would need a kicker in the fall of 2002."
UNC gets help from transfers
The Raleigh News and Observer

"No wind, no rain, no sun in his eyes. In the climate-controlled stillness of Syracuse's Carrier Dome, North Carolina's Dan Orner felt he could kick the ball a mile."
Dome conditions just right for Orner
The Charlotte Observer

"Dan Orner sent a videotape to John Bunting in early 2001, hoping to persuade North Carolina's football coach to allow Orner transfer to Chapel Hill from Michigan State."
Anything but Orner-y
The Durham Herald Sun

"Tar Heel offensive coordinator Gary Tranquill, having recently worked on the staff at Michigan State, knew of Orner and put in a good word. Bunting and UNC special teams coach Dave Huxtable liked what they saw of the Warwick, N.Y., native on film."
Videotape helps UNC's Orner kick up his heels
The High Point Enterprise

"The play of UNC's offense against Syracuse, especially in the fourth quarter, was straight out of Gary Tranquill's wildest dreams."
UNC Monday Morning Quarterback
The Durham Herald Sun

"Mack Brown returns to Chapel Hill this week with the No. 3 Texas Longhorns, and if you're like me, you're thinking about Yertle the Turtle."
Tar Heels fans: Stop crying about Brown
The Charlotte Observer

"North Carolina got even in the record book Saturday night, and now it will try to get even with a former coach about to make his first trip back to Chapel Hill since a bitter departure."
THE RETURN: Heels await Brown after win
The Winston Salem Journal

"Bunting hopes the Syracuse win got the team pointed in the right direction, especially with the Longhorns and former Tar Heels boss Brown coming to town this weekend. Texas leads the all-time series 5-3, including wins in the 1994 Sun Bowl (35-31) and in the 2001 regular season (44-14)."
Tar Heels steady the ship just in time for Texas
The Austin American Statesman

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