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North Carolina freshmen Jay Wooten and Casey Barth acknowledged on Tuesday the crater-sized hole they must fill while trying to replace former place-kicker Connor Barth.
Heels split kicking duties
The News and Observer

Two years ago, Notre Dame never saw it coming. In the second quarter of their game against North Carolina, the Irish kicked off to Brandon Tate. There was little sense of how big a mistake that was. Until that point, Tate, a rarely used sophomore receiver, touched the ball only twice in the game, returning two other kickoffs for a total of 26 yards. The Irish barely knew his name.
UNC's Brandon Tate keeps foes on heels
The Newark Star-Ledger

Rutgers was just another college football doormat two years ago, the kind of program everybody loved to invite to help celebrate their homecoming. Even the Scarlet Knights probably didn't fully believe how good they could be when they came to Kenan Stadium to play their season-opening game against North Carolina two seasons ago.
Tar Heels looking for role reversal against Rutgers
The Wilmington Star

Sometimes Everett Withers will be watching tape of an opponent, see something they're doing well and flash back to what he used to do for six seasons as an assistant coach for the Tennessee Titans.
UNC's defense learning to adapt under first-year leader
The Durham Herald-Sun

Butch Davis has a "pretty good idea" who would come in as North Carolina's quarterback if T.J. Yates were to get hurt in a game.
Davis remains quiet on Heels' backup QB
The Durham Herald-Sun

The Rutgers secondary is second to none in the Big East Conference, thus one of the best starting units in the country. And that is what lingers as perhaps the most startling failure in the team's 24-7 opening-season loss to Fresno State Sept. 1. The secondary was one of the the primary reasons Rutgers did not compete.
Is Rutgers ready for primetime?
The Asbury Park Press

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