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Thursday May 13th


Missed FG lifts Tar Heels

Butch Davis was a part of his fourth “Wide Right” in Florida State. Seminoles kicker Dustin Hopkins missed a game-winning field goal with seven seconds left, and North Carolina prevailed 37-35.

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Absence of Boyd leaves void

The turbulent atmosphere surrounding the North Carolina football team has given rise to a lot of questions. Amidst the injuries, academic probations and agent-related issues, one question has gone unanswered. What happened to Jheranie Boyd?

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Dick Baddour disassociates Florida jeweler

Three weeks after sending his first disassociation letter regarding the NCAA investigation into the North Carolina football team, athletic director Dick Baddour sent a second letter to a Florida jeweler who provided jewelry to a student athlete no longer with the team. Baddour wrote Anthony Machado, owner of AJ’s Jewelry in Cutler Bay, Fla., on Oct. 25 informing him that he is to have no further involvement with UNC student athletes or “anyone associated with our intercollegiate athletics program.”

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In Kendric Burney’s first game back from sitting seven games, the senior cornerback tallied more tackles than any other Tar Heel on Saturday.

UNC football coping with injured secondary

The number of healthy bodies available to the North Carolina secondary continued to dwindle Monday, when it announced that redshirt freshman cornerback Terry Shankle tore his left ACL against William & Mary and will miss the remainder of the season. Shankle’s absence this Saturday against Florida State will make him the 30th scholarship player to miss a game this year due to injury or the NCAA and University’s investigations.

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Johnny White led the Tar Heels comeback in the 4th quarter against William and Mary.

UNC beats William and Mary 21-17

It needed a career day from Johnny White and several huge defensive plays, but the North Carolina football team eked out a 21-17 come-from-behind win Saturday afternoon against William & Mary at Kenan Stadium.

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UNC trails William & Mary 17-7 at halftime

North Carolina trails William & Mary 17-7 at halftime in what has been a very sloppy first half for the Tar Heels. It was looking as though UNC would enter at halftime with a 14-7 deficit, but running back Shaun Draughn fumbled a kickoff return that William & Mary turned into a last second field goal before halftime.

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Shoop brothers square off this Saturday

When North Carolina offensive coordinator John Shoop puts his game plan into action Saturday against William & Mary, the defensive coordinator trying to put the clamps on the UNC attack might be familiar with Shoop’s repertoire. That’s because the man calling the shots from the visitor’s coaching box will be none other than Shoop’s older brother, Bob.

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Former UNC quarterback Mike Paulus runs the ball in a 2008 game against Virginia Tech. Now he’s known as
Michael and plays for William & Mary, who visits Chapel Hill on Saturday. The Tribe is 3-0 in games he starts.

Paulus makes return to Chapel Hill

When Mike Paulus left the North Carolina football team last year, he didn’t just leave behind his friends and teammates. He left behind an identity and created a new one. Paulus, a quarterback at William & Mary, now goes by Michael and will get a chance to upend his friends and former coaches when the Tribe come to Chapel Hill on Saturday.

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Kendric Burney must retake course

UNC chancellor Holden Thorp said it’s “no problem” that UNC football player Kendric Burney is taking one course this semester. Burney, a fifth-year senior, was cleared to play for the first time this season Tuesday after being granted a waiver from the NCAA regarding his academics.

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Kendric Burney cleared to play

North Carolina senior cornerback Kendric Burney was cleared to play in Saturday’s homecoming game against William & Mary. Burney missed the first seven games of the season while his eligibility was being determined by the NCAA. The NCAA ruled on Burney, suspending him from the season’s first six games for violations of NCAA agent benefits and preferential treatment rules.

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UNC readies for William & Mary, minus Pianalto

North Carolina senior tight end Zack Pianalto is on the road to recovery after getting surgery on his fractured right fibula Friday. UNC football coach Butch Davis said Monday that the surgery was very successful. Pianalto sustained the regular season-ending injury Oct. 16 against Virginia.

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Miami spanks UNC 33-10

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — A Johnny White 76-yard touchdown run gave North Carolina a 10-3 against Miami early in the second quarter. It’d be the last time the Tar Heels saw the end zone. Miami went on a 30-0 run after that, led by quarterback Jacory Harris to stomp UNC 33-10 at Sun Life Stadium.

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UNC names three who provided benefits

UNC identified three individuals who provided benefits to players in records submitted to the NCAA. The three people – Chris Hawkins, Todd Stewart and Michael Katz – all have ties to sports agents or have been declared agents by the NCAA.

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