No matter how you break down the North Carolina football roster, new head coach Butch Davis is dealing with a significant amount of inexperience and youth - something he's reiterated numerous times in the past few weeks. A quick look down the position list for the Tar Heels reveals a startling lack of seniors and game experience ."
Tar Heels counting on veteran leaders
The Daily Tar Heel
Connor Barth enters his senior season as one of the most highly touted kickers in the country. But Barth, who made all 10 of his field-goal attempts in 2006, wants people to know that he can do more than put the ball through the uprights. And thanks to a rule change in college football this season, he might get to show it.
NCAA raises the stakes with rule change
The Durham Herald-Sun
If John Bunting had had his way, Rodney Landers would be wearing baby blue and playing in the defensive secondary Saturday.
North Carolina and then-coach Bunting recruited Landers – now James Madison's starting quarterback – out of Tallwood High School in Virginia Beach. But the Tar Heels, like all of the Division I-A schools recruiting him, envisioned Landers playing on the other side of the ball.
Landers Gets Chance To Shine