Tuesday's UNC Football Links

Tuesday's links from around the 'net.

"Chase Page lay in his bed Monday morning. It was 2 a.m. Then 3. Then 4. He tossed, turned, tumbled. He couldn't fall asleep."
Tar Heels tired but energized
The Raleigh News and Observer

"Yep, it's the week of the State-Carolina football game, when the offbeat and bizarre seem normal. It's a week when locker-room bulletin boards overflow should one team utter the slightest of slights, when neighbors and co-workers avoid one another, when many fans on both sides pessimistically ponder Saturday afternoon doomsday scenarios.''
Razor's edge to rivalry
The Raleigh News and Observer

"Perhaps fully aware that North Carolina State fans aren't shy about crashing parties in Chapel Hill, coach John Bunting of North Carolina is trying to round up his team's fans this week."
Tar Heels look for home fan support
The Burlington Times News

"The tape arrived at the N.C. State football office at noon on Sunday, less than 12 hours after the final play of North Carolina's 38-35 victory at Arizona State. Until the tape got there, the Wolfpack's only knowledge of the game had come from newspapers and the Internet."
UNC offense's breakout vs. Arizona St. concerns Pack
The Charlotte Observer

"With Saturday's high noon battle in Chapel Hill fast approaching, Amato doesn't deny that stakes are high. That would be the case even if the Wolfpack (6-0 overall, 1-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) wasn't trying to remain unbeaten and improve on its No. 14 national ranking. That would hold true even if UNC (2-3, 0-1) wasn't looking at a game in which a victory could provide a springboard to a second-half turnaround to its season."
Wolfpack knows stakes are high against Tar Heels
The High Point Enterprise

"Amato refused to let a reporter draw him into a rehash of the hard feelings evident in February, when the Wolfpack coach convinced Northern High star A.J. Davis to switch from UNC to N.C. State on signing day."
A week that's unrivaled for Wolfpack
The Durham Herald Sun

"No matter how hard N.C. State's Chuck Amato tried to be entertaining on Monday, he couldn't hide the fact that the pressure is on. It's on him. It's on the Wolfpack Nation and its stick-out-your-chest-because we're-pretty-darn-good attitude. It's on his 6-0 Wolfpack as it prepares to invade Kenan Stadium on Saturday for a noon shootout with 2-3 North Carolina."
Dascenzo: Wolfpack's stock would drop fast with loss to Heels
The Durham Herald Sun

"As it prepares for its biggest game thus far this season -- Saturday against rival N.C. State -- North Carolina received its most significant recruit of the year."
Linebacker commits to Heels
The Raleigh News and Observer


"North Carolina scored a major football-recruiting coup last night by receiving a commitment from Joe Kedra, one of the top high-school linebackers in the nation."
Coveted linebacker commits to Heels
The Winston Salem Journal

"North Carolina coach John Bunting said last week that his team's chief recruiting need was linebacker. The Tar Heels addressed that need by securing a commitment from one of the nation's highly regarded linebackers, Joe Kedra of Camden Catholic in Cherry Hill, N.J."
UNC football gets commitment
The Durham Herald Sun

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