Gameday Links

Saturday's links for the Wake-UNC game.

"North Carolina's recent second-half collapses to North Carolina State and Virginia don't quite measure up to the one against Wake Forest a season ago."
Tar Heels having trouble in second half
The Raleigh News and Observer

"Doug Justice is just 19. He has played in only seven college football games. He was injured for much of preseason practice, which hindered his progress."
Deacs' attack challenges battered Heels
The Raliegh News and Observer

"Stephens, a junior from Gainesville, Fla., will make his first college start today as the Tar Heels meet Wake Forest in an Atlantic Coast Conference matchup in Winston-Salem. He steps in for sophomore Darian Durant, the ACC's leader in total offense. Durant suffered a broken thumb on his right hand in last week's loss against Virginia that will sideline him for the remainder of the season."
UNC's Stephens to start against Wake Forest
The Fayetteville Observer

"By now, it is painfully clear to North Carolina that it simply cannot stop the run. It cannot stop good rushing teams like Texas, and it cannot stop mediocre rushing teams like Virginia. The Tar Heels certainly won't be able to contain Wake Forest's smashmouth ground attack."
UNC's New Passing Game Instrumental Against Wake
The Daily Tar Heel

"Wake Forest can inch closer to bowl eligibility with a victory. The Deacons need six victories, and they can almost count on beating Navy on Nov. 23. UNC is trying to prove it can stop a running game and move the ball with a new quarterback."
The Durham Herald Sun

"There's little question that what would have been the pinnacle of many past Wake Forest football seasons - a victory over North Carolina - might be just another step toward higher aspirations this season."
Deacons plan to vault past Tar Heels
The Winston Salem Journal

"Coach Jim Grobe would like nothing better than for his Wake Forest football team to stop being so resilient."
Rebounding: an unwanted forte for Deacs
The Greensboro News and Record

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