Bunting embraces adversity
The Greensboro News and Record
"North Carolina hasn't had a 1,000-yard rusher since 1997, and promising freshman Mahlon Carey might not get the chance to break that drought next season, either.''
Heels' Carey not a lock at tailback
The Charlotte Observer
"Carey, a 6-foot-2, 195-pounder from Mableton, Ga., made his college debut in last week's loss against Virginia. Due to injuries that have slowed UNC tailbacks Andre Wlliams and Jacque Lewis, Carey logged 15 carries and gained 67 yards against the Cavaliers."
The Fayetteville Observer
"North Carolina might have overachieved last season by winning eight games, including the Peach Bowl, but the Tar Heels seem to be equally underachieving this season."
ACC Conference Notebook
"After sitting on Florida's bench for two seasons, former Gainesville Buchholz QB C.J. Stephens transferred to North Carolina. He makes his first collegiate start Saturday at Wake Forest, replacing Darian Durant, who was lost for the season with a thumb injury."
"Oakland is so desperate for healthy bodies, the Raiders say they might sign quarterback Ronald Curry from the practice squad and play him in the defensive backfield."
Raiders' Curry may play at DB