Thursday's UNC Football Links

Thursday's links from around the 'net.

"For North Carolina's beleaguered defense, this weekend's trip to Arizona promises only more bad news."
Pass-happy Sun Devils face UNC
The Greensboro News and Record

"When Andrew Walter finished preseason practice with the Arizona State football team, he was second on the Sun Devils' depth chart.''
QB powers Sun Devils
The Raleigh News and Observer

"North Carolina coach John Bunting met with four of his seniors Sunday for a pointed discussion of their play in a 21-13 loss to Georgia Tech."
Bunting challenges Tar Heel seniors
The State

"Night games present a challenge for North Carolina coach John Bunting. Not only does Bunting worry about the game plan and preparing his players, he also worries about what his players will do to pass the time during the day."
Tar Heels change road plans in Tempe
The Burlington Times News

"Due to the three-hour time difference between Chapel Hill and Tempe, the Tar Heels will depart campus on Thursday evening for their game against Arizona State on Saturday at Sun Devil Stadium. Kickoff time is set for 10 p.m. ET (7 p.m. local). "
Carolina Football Notebook: Wednesday

"The kickoff coverage unit, which includes seven players who have started on defense, is putting the defense in excellent position by limiting opponents to 17 yards per return. It wasn't until last week's victory over Stanford that the Sun Devils yielded their first return past the 30-yard line."
Kickoff unit puts 'D' in right position
The Arizona Republic

"Silencing critics can be one of the greatest motivators for an athlete. In the 2001 season the Sun Devils defenders have been vilified in every possibly way by virtually all ASU followers. Thus, nobody could blame Riccardo Stewart, one of the leaders on defense, having fun turning doubters into cheerleaders this year."
No Chips on the shoulder for Riccardo Stewart

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