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Cignetti's on urgent mission

As Jake Porter fumbled with his helmet at practice, North Carolina offensive coordinator Frank Cignetti hurried him into position as a dummy strong-side linebacker. "Put that helmet on. Buckle that chinstrap. Let's go to work," Cignetti barked. This urgency is the biggest change at North Carolina's practices now that Cignetti has replaced Gary Tranquill, who retired. (Charlotte Observer)

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