Sunday's UNC Football Links

Sunday's links from around the 'net.

"Orner got the signal he wanted — good, barely, from 47 yards — and took off in a sprint the other way, ending up partying with teammates in an oversized, inflatable Duke helmet."
Orner's ringing reprieve
The Durham Herald Sun


"It was heartbreaking," said Duke safety Terrell Smith, who had an interception, a fumble recovery — and a puzzled look on his face — following Duke's 23-21 loss to the Tar Heels. "This is one of the biggest games of your life when you play a rival school, and it's like everything you worked for all season, it just seemed like it went down the drain."
Duke's defeat ‘heartbreaking'
The Durham Herald Sun


"Dan Orner ran toward the open end of Wallace Wade Stadium, away from his pursuing North Carolina teammates, away from their dumbstruck Duke opponents and away from the triumphant peals of the Victory Bell."
North Carolina beats Duke on late field goal
The Fayetteville Observer


"UNC's Dan Orner kicked a line-drive, 47-yard field goal with 4 seconds remaining to lift the Tar Heels to a 23-21 victory Saturday at Wallace Wade Stadium."
In the kick of time
The Raleigh News and Observer


"With four seconds left, after quarterback Darian Durant had adroitly guided Carolina to Duke's 30-yard line, Orner trotted back onto the field."
Late field goal a relief for Orner, Heels
The Raleigh News and Observer


"Bad teams rule. You can have a game between mediocre teams such as Clemson and South Carolina. Give me a game between terrible teams. Terrible teams produce memorable games, as Duke and North Carolina attest."
UNC-Duke: No air in this inflated rivalry
The Charlotte Observer


"North Carolina kicker Dan Orner authored a dreamlike finish to a nightmare that lasted most of Saturday afternoon for him and almost seven weeks for his football team."
Orner's last-second field goal saves UNC
The Greensboro News and Record



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