Peppers as a stand-up guy can be scary - Charlotte Observer Around the league, offensive coordinators are looking at tape of the Panthers' victory against the New York Giants and getting nervous.
Heels get 'typical' scrimmage - Durham Herald-Sun It was, in the words of North Carolina coach John Bunting, "your typical first, big, overblown scrimmage." But UNC got some atypical play from a faster defense and expected consistency from the first-team offense in a closed Kenan Stadium workout Saturday afternoon.
Ragsdale's Baker rises above rest of prospects - Fayetteville Observer Toney Baker was a well-developed rising eighth-grader when he strolled into the weight room at Jamestown's Ragsdale High School and asked coach Tommy Norwood if he could work out with the varsity football players.
Can the Sunshine State and Sedgefield coexist? - Greensboro News & Record They haven't picked out the furniture yet, but they have decided on the yard art -- pink flamingos and coral birdbaths. The college boys have bought themselves a beach house.
Sunshine State gains ACC clout - High Point Enterprise In case there was any doubt, the Atlantic Coast Conference no longer "belongs to the state of North Carolina."
Hansbrough set to decide - Raleigh News & Observer Tyler Hansbrough, a 6-foot-9, 230-pound basketball forward who is generally considered to be among the best prep basketball players in the country, will reveal his college choice on Monday.
Tar Heels learning in the wings - Raleigh News & Observer Near the middle of a rain-soaked practice field recently, North Carolina quarterbacks Matt Baker and Roger Heinz stood a few steps behind starter Darian Durant -- listening, learning, absorbing.
McGill returns in UNC scrimmage - Raleigh News & Observer Ronnie McGill flashed speed, power and glowing potential at tailback last fall, when he averaged 5.1 yards per carry as a freshman.
Best games to watch - Raleigh News & Observer The road to the national title game at the Orange Bowl on Jan. 4 should be filled with close calls, instant classics and blowouts. These games have the potential to mean the most in the BCS rankings.