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The helmets are everywhere. Above the team tunnel. On the press conference podium. Stitched to Butch Davis' vest. The new, preferred, football-only logo hasn't totally replaced the traditional interlocking "NC," but it's a telling symbol of how North Carolina's new football coach is trying to make a cultural mark on his program.
Davis spearheads cultural change
The News and Observer

There's a changing-of-the-guard going on with North Carolina's football program this season, and it's not all related to the coaching staff.
UNC ready to unveil glimpse of its future
The Fayetteville Observer

Head coach: Butch Davis (First year at North Carolina)
UNC football preview
The Fayetteville Observer

When Butch Davis last trolled the college football sidelines, it was 2000 and Miami was white hot.
North Carolina's running backs leave something to be desired
The Rocky Mount Telegram

Durell Mapp is heading into his senior season at North Carolina, but his previous years of experience didn't prepare him for anything like this.
Good will previals at UNC
The Durham Herald-Sun

It's Wednesday night, about 9:30, and Charlotte Latin quarterback Braden Hanson is at home chatting with North Carolina assistant football coach John Shoop on the phone.
Hanson keeps eye on present, future
The Charlotte Observer

James Madison University will be paid $300,000 for serving as North Carolina's season-opening foe in Chapel Hill on Saturday. Dukes coach Mickey Matthews hopes it's worth it.
Dukes feel conflict over UNC opener
The Roanoke Times

Green, meet greener. When junior quarterback Rodney Landers takes the field Saturday for James Madison, he'll be making the first start of his college football career. When his North Carolina counterpart hits the turf, he'll be taking his first college snap.
JMU, UNC Lack Experience At QB
The Harrisonburg Daily News Record

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