When Randy Shannon was a hard-hitting linebacker at Miami, then-Hurricanes football assistant Butch Davis could see the youngster had the instincts to be a good coach.
Miami matchup pits teacher vs. student
The News and Observer
Of Butch Davis' numerous goals in his first year as North Carolina's football coach, one is for the defense to learn proper preparation for upcoming opponents.
Carolina defense learning
The Wilmington Star
Gooden was a sophomore when UNC defeated UM in 2004. He made a season-high 13 tackles that day, before the Tar Heels fans stormed the field and went for the goal posts. He said he has ''amnesia'' about that game.
M's Gooden a force in the middle
The Miami Herald
What if Butch Davis were in his 13th season as head football coach at the University of Miami instead of his first at the University of North Carolina?
Davis may have wished he had stayed at Miami
The Palm Beach Post
Growing up with a rabid North Carolina fan as a father, Raymond Felton heard plenty about Phil Ford. "My dad was always, 'Phil Ford. Phil Ford. Four corners. Best point guard to ever play at North Carolina,' " Felton recalled Wednesday. "My dad used to talk about him a lot."
Ford seeks to improve Bobcats' Felton
The Greensboro News-Record