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James Hurst preparing for more prominent role

James Hurst would prefer to work in relative anonymity as he blocks for North Carolina tailbacks or quarterback Bryn Renner this fall. The senior knows he'll instead get plenty of scrutiny as the top returnee to the Tar Heels' offensive line and an NFL prospect. The 6-foot-7, 305-pound offensive tackle said he's ready for that pressure that comes with that status. (The Tribune)

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