After using a running-back-by-committee approach through the first two games of the season, coach Butch Davis said he's starting to see "just a little tiny bit of separation" among his North Carolina tailbacks.
Competition still tight at tailback
The News and Observer
Everything changes this week for North Carolina.
Saturday's game against Virginia at Kenan Stadium will mark the start of the Tar Heels' ACC play. After test runs against James Madison and East Carolina - the latter of which it failed - UNC will start pursuit of its first conference title since 1980, long before any of its current players was born.
UNC eager for its first ACC test
The Winston-Salem Journal
Redshirt freshman Johnny White has emerged at the top of North Carolina's crowded tailback rotation.
Coach Butch Davis said Monday there has been "a little, tiny bit" of separation at tailback for the Tar Heels, who had been listing White, Anthony Elzy and Richie Rich as starters.
White runs to head of backfield
The Charlotte Observer
Johnny White admitted that he was nervous in the season opener. But White, a redshirt freshman tailback on the North Carolina football team, felt like himself in the second game of his college career.
White beginning to settle in with UNC's starters
The Durham Herald-Sun
Through two weeks of play, North Carolina has shown the ability to perform at a high offensive level. The Tar Heels, though, are a work in progress on defense and special teams.
Heels turn focus to Cavaliers
The Rocky Mount Telegram
Next up for the Cavaliers is a trip to Chapel Hill, N.C. Virginia (1-0, 1-1) meets North Carolina at noon Saturday. The Tar Heels opened Sept. 1 with a win over Division I-AA James Madison and then lost Saturday night at East Carolina.
Cavaliers to see sun, not moon, in games
The Richmont Times Dispatch