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Sunday May 16th

Football



DTH Picks of the Week

The DTH SportSaturday staff and one celebrity compete to pick the winners of the biggest ACC and national college football games each week.

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VT brings 'explosive' Taylor

Two weeks ago Tyrod Taylor was going to redshirt this season. After a fierce competition all summer long senior quarterback Sean Glennon had outplayed Taylor for the starting spot" and Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer announced that Taylor would redshirt in order to let him ""benefit from another year of learning."" Enter East Carolina and Glennon's two interceptions Aug. 30.

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Sports briefs

Field hockey - WEST CHESTER Pa. —  The North Carolina field hockey team closed out a weekend of play at the Vonnie Gros Classic without  allowing a goal beating host West Chester 3-0 Sunday in the final game of the event.

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North Carolina cornerback Kendric Burney (16) was one of the four different Tar Heels to grab interceptions against Rutgers on Thursday.

Defense makes difference in N.J.

PISCATAWAY N.J. — It's amazing what a difference turnovers make in a game. Against McNeese State North Carolina lost the turnover battle and struggled to put away the Cowboys.

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UNC?s Charles Brown (12) and Kendric Burney (16) celebrate Brown?s interception in the second quarter during North Carolina?s 44-12 win.

North Carolina defense takes control

PISCATAWAY N.J. — North Carolina sophomore cornerback Kendric Burney had seen enough. For the second consecutive drive Rutgers looked poised to break through against North Carolina's defense.

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