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The play won't appear in North Carolina's highlights films, but it was a significant moment for Trimane Goddard. During a recent practice, the junior free safety "read" the quarterback's eyes, picked up a receiver on a delay pattern and broke up the pass.
Goddard back, ready to help UNC defense
The Charlotte Observer

Of all of North Carolina's four quarterbacks, T.J. Yates best understood what Coach Butch Davis wants from the most important position on the team.
Keeping it Simple: Yates impresses UNC coaches by not trying to do too much
The Winston-Salem Journal

North Carolina coach Butch Davis designated freshman T.J. Yates the Tar Heels' starting quarterback on Thursday. In Saturday's situational scrimmage, Yates did what his coach wanted to see. He directed the first-team offense to two consecutive 65-yard scoring drives, one on 11 plays and another on 13 snaps, Davis said.
Yates' efficiency pleases Davis
The News and Observer

Butch Davis made the expected announcement this week and proclaimed red-shirt freshman T.J. Yates as the starting quarterback for the University of North Carolina football team. But the fact is that how well Yates performs and whether he keeps the job is tied directly to the performance of the offensive line in front of him and the running backs who take the ball from him.
It's what's up front that counts for young Tar Heel backs
The Chapel Hill News

Former North Carolina quarterback Nick Vidnovic died Thursday after a long battle with cancer. A wake and funeral for Vidnovic were held in Falls Church, Va., on Saturday. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Nick's name to Inova Fairfax Hospital, Life With Cancer Ward, c/o Pam Maroulis, Director of Development Life With Cancer, 2832 Juniper St., Ste. 203, Fairfax, Va., 22031.
One of UNC's best passes away
The Chapel Hill News

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