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He said the school has been able to clear some football players of wrongdoing, although he would not say how many, again because the investigation is ongoing. He also said that when the school announces who won't make the Friday trip to Atlanta, it won't mention the names of the players who have been exonerated.
UNC sacks Austin for violating rules
The Raleigh News & Observer

What a mess. And it keeps getting worse. The start of North Carolina's season is less than three days away, but Coach Butch Davis has no clear idea what kind of team he will be able to put on the field Saturday night in Atlanta against LSU.
UNC will open the season on Saturday night against LSU, but numerous key players could be sitting out
The Winston-Salem Journal

North Carolina defensive tackle Marvin Austin has been suspended indefinitely and will not play in the season opener against LSU on Saturday, the school announced Wednesday.
UNC suspends Austin indefinitely
The Durham Herald Sun

In a move anticipated for several weeks, North Carolina indefinitely suspended all-star defensive tackle Marvin Austin on Wednesday. But the UNC's reason behind the suspension apparently had nothing to do with an NCAA investigation in which Austin has been the focus.
UNC suspends Marvin Austin indefinitely
The Fayetteville Observer

Despite an 11-year gap where no UNC linebacker made first-team All-ACC from 1998 to 2008, the tradition is alive and in the capable of hands of what may be the best trio of linebackers in school history.
UNC's D anchored by elite linebacker trio
The Fayetteville Observer

"If we have guys in question, they won't travel," Baddour said in a telephone interview. "And if that question is eliminated, then we would try to get them down there Saturday."
Marvin Austin suspended indefinitely
The Charlotte Observer

"We are truly focused on us and what we can do to make our chances in that game best," Miles said. "I don't care which 11 (Tar Heels) show up. I really don't."
Tigers have one less Tar Heel to worry about
The Shreveport Times


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