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At the time, North Carolina quarterback T.J. Yates says, he really would have preferred to be blown out by East Carolina, Virginia, Virginia Tech, South Carolina, N.C. State and Georgia Tech last season -- rather than lose by 3, 2, 7, 7, 4 and 2 points, respectively. But these days, as the Tar Heels prepare for their Aug. 30 opener against McNeese State, the sophomore can see all the down-to-the-wire losses as a positive. Sort of.
Heels focusing on turning narrow losses into wins
The News and Observer

In a way, it's simpler than Math 101 for the Tar Heels. If they can just take care of the basics by winning nonconference games against probable underdogs McNeese State, Notre Dame and Connecticut, all in Chapel Hill, and then go just 4-4 against the ACC, they're 7-5 and finally back in the bowl mix.
Tar Heels Have A Chance To Make Progress
The News and Observer

North Carolina's football team finds itself in the heart of the ACC title race just a year after going 4-8. UNC is in the middle of a wide-open Coastal Division, as evidenced by the ACC preseason media poll, which predicted UNC to finish second in the division behind heavy favorite Virginia Tech. Even Sports Illustrated went so far as to predict eight wins for UNC in the coming year.
Forging a winning attitude
The Daily Tar Heel

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