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No longer an underdog, is ECU ready for its next challenge?
ECU is a 2½-point favorite at home against rival North Carolina on Saturday – even though the Tar Heels are No. 25 in the current coaches poll and the Pirates aren’t ranked. What’s more, it’s UNC not ECU that comes... (Wilmington Star News)

My Carolina Experience: Yael Averbuch
Yael Averbuch: "Carolina completely transformed my life. I learned a lot about who I am, what is most important to me, and how I want to live. It had always been my goal to be a professional soccer player, but... (GoHeels.com)

UNC receivers at full strength for ECU
Heading into their game against ECU, the UNC wide receivers feel positioned for their best performance of the season. For the first time this season, the UNC receivers are at full strength and are ready to live up to the... (Carolina Blue)

Shaun Draughn released by Chicago Bears
The Chicago Bears made a slew of roster moves on Tuesday afternoon. The biggest news of the day was the decision to sign cornerback Isaiah Frey off of the team’s practice squad. In order to make room for receiver Rashad... (NBC Chicago)

T.J. Thorpe Returning in Limited Role
Junior wide receiver T.J. Thorpe will return to No. 25 UNC’s lineup on Saturday for the first time since breaking his left foot for a third time six weeks ago. “I don’t know if I’ll be on the field taking... (Inside Carolina)

Video: UNC Football Thursday Players Post-Practice Interviews
UNC guard Jared Cohen talks stepping into a starting role and wide receiver Bug Howard discusses facing a high-pressure defense in ECU... (Tar Heel Times)

Veteran Tar Heels Prepping UNC Youth for Saturday Showdown
The No. 25 UNC football team is busy preparing for the in-state showdown at East Carolina Saturday afternoon in Greenville. In particular, the veteran Tar Heels are mentally preparing the underclassmen for the hostility that awaits them in Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium... (Chapelboro.com)

Marvin Austin excused by Broncos after father involved in serious car crash in N.C.
Marvin Austin took a red-eye flight to North Carolina on Sunday night after his father was involved in a serious car accident. The Broncos excused the defensive tackle and will provide any support he needs during this crisis... (Denver Post)

UNC vs ECU Insider Q&A
ECU brings an up-tempo offense to the table that excels in getting the ball to its playmakers in space. Against Virginia Tech, the Pirates hit a number of deep balls against an aggressive man coverage defense that the Hokies employed... (Carolina Blue)

Broncos Q&A: Marvin Austin's résumé says no longer "a nobody"
Marvin Austin experienced a dizzying spiral. Entering his senior season at North Carolina, he was one of college football's top defensive tackles. Before he could get drafted, he absorbed the first of two punches to his career, adversity that led... (Denver Post)

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P.J. Dozier To Attend Late Night With Roy

UNC checks in on Sacha Killeya-Jones

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Jeff Schoettmer: "We are trying to win the ACC Coastal championship ... we are fine right now."
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