Quarterback T.J. Yates of North Carolina has been medically cleared to return to limited practice, but Coach Butch Davis said yesterday that Cameron Sexton will remain the starter for the foreseeable future. Yates participated in some individual drills on Tuesday and passed to receivers after trainers determined that his broken left ankle had healed adequately. Yates also participated in seven-on-seven drills in which the quarterback isn't rushed or tackled.
Yates cleared to practice on limited basis
The Winston-Salem Journal
A day after injured quarterback T.J. Yates returned to practice in a limited capacity, North Carolina coach Butch Davis made it sound like replacement Cam Sexton is in good shape to keep the starting job.
It's Sexton's job for the time being
The News and Observer
Butch Davis indicated Wednesday that Cameron Sexton could be North Carolina's starter even when T.J. Yates returns from a broken bone in his left ankle.
Sexton could remain UNC's starter
The Durham Herald-Sun
Joey Lefforge is just 17. George Stavnitski is 74.
And yet the two of them share a common view of the world. It's upside down — seen while stooped over and looking back through their own legs.
Lefforge is the center of Oakwood High School's football team that meets Jonathan Alder in the first round of the Division IV state playoffs Friday night, Oct. 31, in Plain City.
Stavnitski is the former center and co-captain of the University of North Carolina football team — a guy who knocked helmets with the likes of Duke's Sonny Jurgensen and Notre Dame's Paul Hornung — and now is a volunteer coach for the Lumberjacks.
Football a boost for Oakwood volunteer coach
The Dayton Daily News
Here's a first: The 31 voters in the USA TODAY/ESPN men's basketball top 25 Coaches' Poll agree on one thing during the preseason. North Carolina is No. 1. The Tar Heels are the first unanimous preseason No. 1 pick since USA TODAY took over the poll in 1991. They also are the first team in that span to open No. 1 two years a row.
It's unanimous: North Carolina is coaches' preseason No. 1
The USA Today