North Carolina cornerback Kendric Williams, a former walk-on who earned both a scholarship and starting role this season, has likely played the last game of his college career.
Heels lose senior CB for season
The News and Observer
North Carolina has proven it can throw the football in its first season under Butch Davis. Establishing a running game has been another story.
Heels' ground game going nowhere fast
The Associated Press
Elzy became an ideal complement to 245-pound bruising Ryan Houston during the past weekend. The Tar Heels might need as many options as they can this week when Miami visits Kenan Stadium for an Atlantic Coast Conference game.
Next in line: Elzy enters Tar Heels' mix of runners
The Burlington Times-News
Butch Davis will take a walk down memory lane on Saturday when his current team, minus one defensive starter, will play the team that gave him his first job as a head coach.
Heels will try to end losing streak against 'Canes
The Winston-Salem Journal
This Saturday, North Carolina coach Butch Davis will send the team he's rebuilding against the team he rebuilt, Miami.
It's two different programs, two different areas, two different rebuilding challenges.
Butch Davis now a Miami Hurricanes foe
Butch Davis is not a what-if kind of man. If he was, he never would have pursued a coaching comeback in Chapel Hill, N.C., where the legacy of Dean Smith prompts the sweetly smug question, ''If God is not a Tar Heel, then why is the sky Carolina blue?'' but conveniently ignores the fact that the football team hasn't had a winning season since 2001.
Davis feels little nostalgia for UM
The Miami Herald
If anyone knows how University of Miami coach Randy Shannon feels, it's Butch Davis.
Davis, the first-year coach at North Carolina, was a rookie head coach for the Hurricanes in 1995, and like Shannon, was trying to rebuild a once prominent Miami program.
Davis still familiar with former team
The Palm Beach Post
North Carolina coach Butch Davis is not looking back.
Davis has little connection to his former team, the Miami Hurricanes, who visit Chapel Hill at noon, Saturday. None of today's Hurricanes welcomed Davis into their homes for recruiting visits. No current Miami players have been put through a Davis practice or offseason workout.
Welcome to Miami: No homecoming for UNC's Davis
The Rocky Mount Telegram
Another Saturday, another slightly awkward reunion.
Reunions continue in ACC
The Greensboro News and Record
Charlotte Bobcats forward Sean May said Monday he didn't realize he might be violating NCAA rules by speaking with North Carolina basketball recruit Iman Shumpert during an official visit to Chapel Hill in September.
May says he misunderstood rules
The Charlotte Observer