Wednesday's UNC Football Links

Wednesday's links from around the 'net.

"In the fall of 1998, C.J. Stephens was the starting quarterback for Buchholz High in Gainesville, Fla. In the first round of the playoffs, he shredded knee ligaments, ending his prep career."
Stephens ready to start
The Raleigh News and Observer

"Heading into its game at Wake Forest, North Carolina has sophomore end Jocques Dumas as its most experienced starting defensive lineman.''
Heels getting younger
The Raleigh News and Observer

"North Carolina quarterback Darian Durant had a steel pin surgically implanted in his broken thumb Monday, and defensive end Will Chapman soon will have a screw fused into his broken wrist. Coach John Bunting knows his players have metal."
Bunting to change his tune, try invoking more passion
The Charlotte Observer

"Maybe not every game, but more often than not, North Carolina football coach John Bunting made a point of firing a question in the direction of backup quarterback C.J. Stephens as both stood along the sideline."
Stephens gets chance to shine
The Greensboro News and Record

"He didn't know if, or when, this chance would come, but C.J. Stephens insists he'll be ready to start at quarterback Saturday for North Carolina at Wake Forest."
Stephens gets his chance
The Durham Herald Sun

"C.J. Stephens has been warned almost weekly by Coach John Bunting to keep his mind sharp, his arm loose and be prepared to play quarterback for North Carolina at a moment's notice."
Injury to Durant a challenge for both Heels, Deacons
The Winston Salem Journal

"Junior defensive end Will Chapman is hoping his broken right wrist will not keep him out for the season, but he and team trainers have no way of knowing at this point."
UNC notebook: Chapman's status for rest of season uncertain
The Durham Herald Sun

"A late-season change in quarterbacks not only affects one team's offense, but also its opponent's defense."
Deacs prepare for QB switch
The Greensboro News and Record

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