Yates Undergoes Successful Surgery

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. ---- University of North Carolina quarterback T.J. Yates underwent successful surgery on his right shoulder Monday morning at UNC Hospitals.

A native of Marietta, Ga., Yates will return to football action in 6-7 months, and will most likely miss spring practice. He is expected to make a full recovery and be ready for the 2008 season.

Yates set the school record for passing yards in 2007 and set school freshman marks for completions and attempts.

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