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Carolina Football

When North Carolina tailback Ryan Houston scored his first college touchdown last weekend, wide receiver Hakeem Nicks was the first teammate to greet, and congratulate, the freshman on the sidelines.
Nicks is Houston's biggest booster
The News and Observer

North Carolina has been unable to rush the ball with any type of consistency so far this season.
UNC trying to avoid fourth-straight loss
The Daily Tar Heel

Two weeks into the football season, Virginia Tech's Hokies made a disturbing discovery. The offense that seemed so set, solid and ready to rumble needed tweaking.
Hokies' offense struggling
The News and Observer

The Hokies face North Carolina - statistically the ACC's third-worst defense - this Saturday at Lane Stadium in one more warm-up before starting a demanding six-game stretch that includes road games against Clemson and Georgia Tech and home games against Boston College, Florida State and Miami.
The time is now for Tech's offense
The Lynchburg News-Advance

Three of Tech's assistant coaches have ties to this week's opponent, North Carolina. Associate head coach and running backs coach Billy Hite played tailback for three seasons in Chapel Hill. He also began his coaching career with the Tar Heels back in 1974.
Tech Notebook: Broken finger doesn't slow Morgan
The Lynchburg News-Advance

D.J. Parker really doesn't mind that he's nowhere close to being the most recognizable name on Virginia Tech's defense.
Best-kept secret
The Roanoke Times

Just when a dozen 300-pound men start to fidget after an hour of watching video in a dark room, Virginia Tech offensive line coach Curt Newsome starts looking for answers.
Linemen need quick study
The Hampton Daily Press

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