Thursday's UNC Football Links

Thursday's links from around the 'net.

"Virginia has played 13 true freshmen this season, by far the most in the ACC. That youth is one reason the Cavaliers are on a roll at 5-2, 3-1 in the ACC."
Redshirt may come off UNC freshman tailback
The Durham Herald Sun

"Looking back, Bobby Blizzard remembers the excitement of that day five years ago and the second thoughts that quickly surfaced. And, yes, sometimes he wonders what might have been."
Blizzard settles in
The Daily Press

"Twenty months ago, he left a good NFL job to become head coach at his alma mater. He is intense, passionate, tough and disciplined, and he has tried to instill those qualities in his program. He has had mixed results, going 10-9 in his first season and a half. But he talks frequently about building toward a better future, and he is working hard to ensure it."
Goodwill Bunting: UNC coach striving for success
The Daily Progress

"Normally, North Carolina and Charlottesville, Va., don't mix. The Tar Heels have lost their last 10 football games there — a streak that dates back to 1981. But the way North Carolina has played on the road this season, that streak may be in jeopardy Saturday."
Tar Heels figure road looks safer
The Burlington Times News

"Sam Aiken doesn't say much, but he doesn't have to. Most of his personality is evident in the way he wears his uniform."
The Quiet Type

"How do you like offense? I wouldn't plan to buy the cheese nachos until halftime or else you might just miss half the game. This week two of the Atlantic Coast Conference's best quarterbacks will go head to head in a league showdown that both teams want desperately."
Mac from the Fifty : Preview to North Carolina game

"Not even Virginia's second-year football coach expected the youthful Cavaliers to pass the midway point in the 2002 season with a 5-2 record and a five-game winning streak."
Virginia exceeding expectations
The Greensboro News and Record

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