Extra Points Archives: Ultimate Defense
The lighting on this late afternoon in November lends a surreal quality to the image that shows Brian Simmons, Kivuusama Mays, Greg Ellis, Vonnie Holliday, Russell Davis, Keith Newman and Omar Brown. The players are bathed in darkness, the sunlight awash on the far grandstand, and no faces are visible, even up close in an enlarged version. Opposing offenses ventured into the dark hole of this defense and never came out alive.
Five Former Tar Heels Suit Up for NFL Kickoff
Five former Tar Heels will take the field tonight for the NFL's 2006 debut when the Pittsburgh Steelers take on the Miami Dolphins. Miami will suit up two UNC defensive greats in defensive end Vonnie Holliday and linebacker Keith Newman. Pittsburgh counters on the offensive side of the ball with running back Willie Parker and on special teams with kicker Jeff Reed and long snapper Greg Warren.