Tar Heel Times
Your comprehensive source for Tar Heel sports news
Contact | RSS | Search

Marvin Austin Is on the Field at Last

Football had already been taken away from Marvin Austin once, publicly and shamefully. So when he lost it for another year last August, he was prepared to cope. Austin, a 23-year-old defensive tackle, hasn't played a meaningful down in two years—first due to an NCAA suspension that cost him his last college season, then because he tore a pectoral muscle in a preseason game against the Chicago Bears. (Wall Street Journal)

Recent Football Articles:

Video: This Is SportsDesk: Larry Fedora Started From the Bottom

Turner's Take: Draft Day

Darian Durant signs multi-year contract with Saskatchewan Roughriders

Hakeem Nicks won't wear Marvin Harrison's 88

Video: Giovani Bernard's remarkable journey