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Wide receiver Hakeem Nicks has a suggestion for all the opposing secondaries North Carolina will face this season: "Just be ready. Because we're coming." In three games, the Tar Heels already have completed four passing plays of 50 yards or more -- to four different receivers. Their top three wideouts are averaging 18.2 yards per catch. And redshirt freshman quarterback T.J. Yates' nine touchdown tosses and 901 passing yards are the most by any Carolina quarterback over the first three games of a season.
Passing game gets high marks
The News and Observer

By the way he threw, learned and led, T.J. Yates was going to be a great quarterback, predicted North Carolina receiver Hakeem Nicks. Just not quite this fast.
Yates appears ahead of schedule
The News and Observer

The good news for the Tar Heels is that South Florida doesn't have an all-star running back or receiver to dominate the game. The bad news is that Grothe, the sophomore quarterback who torched UNC last year, can both run and pass.
Hot USF team awaits Tar Heels
The Daily Tar Heel

This is the biggest test for Davis' Tar Heels (1-2, 1-1 ACC), who beat James Madison before losing to East Carolina and Virginia by a combined five points. USF coach Jim Leavitt isn't underestimating UNC.
Newly ranked USF ready for Davis, UNC
The Palm Beach Post

No. 23 South Florida (2-0) is ranked nationally this week for the first time in the program's 11-year history, and the players are not afraid to talk a little jive.
No. 23 South Florida talks tough, plays tougher
The Miami Herald

Two weeks ago, the Bulls (2-0) upset Auburn on the road, 26-23 in OT. Saturday, they welcome lightly regarded North Carolina into Raymond James Stadium, even as Leavitt preaches not to look ahead to next weekend's Big East biggie — West Virginia.
Head coach Jim Leavitt loving it at South Florida
The USA Today

University of South Florida sophomore LB Chris Robinson, who missed the season opener against Elon and was limited to a few plays at Auburn on Sept. 8 because of an ankle injury, is expected to play Saturday against North Carolina, USF coach Jim Leavitt said.
USF's Robinson Likely To Play Against North Carolina
The Tampa Tribune

Allen will be tested Saturday when the No. 23 Bulls (2-0) host North Carolina (1-2) and quarterback T.J. Yates, who already has thrown for nine TDs and 901 yards.
'The Golden Child' Comes On For USF
The Tampa Tribune

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