North Carolina freshman Marvin Austin won't name names, but he's noticed a few of his teammates eyeing his 1980s-style aviator shades and thick gold chains with interest. "People seem to like my style," the defensive tackle said, ponytailed dreadlocks bouncing as he laughed. "I think I'm having a little influence." Which was one of the main reasons for luring him to Carolina in the first place.
UNC frosh flashes style, substance
The News and Observer
Adrenaline resulting from the greatest moment of his football career forced Connor Barth's senses into overdrive. There was the sight of people rushing the field, the feel of teammate Jocques Dumas lifting him off the ground in celebration and the sound of the public address announcer asking fans to leave the collapsed goalposts inside Kenan Stadium. All of that augmented the sweet taste of victory.
Thinking back to Barth's big kick
The Durham Herald-Sun
The Tar Heels have been trying to establish their running game all season long - and establish it effectively.
Freshman running back Houston has made strides in the previous two games and should be a factor in helping North Carolina move the chains up the field.
Hurricanes come to Chapel Hill
The Daily Tar Heel
There is a new Thursday tradition at the University of Miami this year, instituted by defensive line coach Clint Hurtt.
Defensive lineman Franklin is Hurricanes' 'unsung hero'
The Miami Herald
Shannon made it a point Thursday to include Shields and Hill in the list of players making the trip to Chapel Hill for Saturday's game against North Carolina. ''They did a good job this week,'' Shannon said.
When asked if junior receiver Kayne Farquharson, who started in place of Shields last week, continued to do ''the right things'' this week, Shannon nodded.
UM receivers out of the doghouse
The Miami Herald