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Coach Butch Davis opened the North Carolina Tar Heels' football media day Friday by speaking for more than 10 minutes straight, with just a few pauses.
Davis begins breaking in those Heels
The Greensboro News and Record

Junior tackle Garrett Reynolds has never been a part of an offensive line that rotates the way first-year North Carolina coach Butch Davis described Friday.
Butch promises more line dancing
The Charlotte Observer

Yes, North Carolina coach Butch Davis would liked to have taken over a program with a dozen NFL first-round draft picks already on the roster. With more than 10 scholarship seniors in the locker room. With a veteran quarterback and menacing defense already in place. But as the Tar Heels began fall practice on Friday, Davis fielded something that may be better for the long-term success of his program: youth.
Davis undaunted by Heels' youth
The News and Observer

North Carolina began preparation yesterday for its first football season under Coach Butch Davis by starting summer practice in searing 90-degree heat.
Davis has Tar Heels for first practice
The Winston-Salem Journal

Butch Davis was so eager to direct his first preseason practice in three years Friday that he arrived at Navy Field a good 20 minutes early.
UNC's Davis earns his players' respect
The Fayetteville Observer

About half of North Carolina's football team was absent Friday for the beginning of the first practice of the 2007 season.
Tar Heels open camp giving freshman a head-start
The Durham Herald-Sun

The more things change, the more they stay the same -- and if you don't believe me, listen up. In 1988, North Carolina ushered Mack Brown from Tulane to resurrect its football program, which had soured to 5-6 in the final season under Dick Crum. The Tar Heels wanted energy and more personality -- and, for sure, better instate recruiting -- to get back to challenging for an ACC championship.
Butch says 'young' -- and that sounds familiar
The Durham Herald-Sun


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