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UNC-Duke Capsule

North Carolina and Duke will renew their rivalry for the 99th time on Saturday. Carolina has had a player rush for 100 yards or more on 37 occasions vs. Duke, including seven of the last eight meetings. Last year, had a then career-high 165 yards and a touchdown in a 37-21 victory in Chapel Hill. In 2010 rushed for 116 yards in a victory in Durham. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Anthony Elzy Signs with Buffalo Bills

Bills GM Buddy Nix has been busy this first week of camp with several roster changes and there were a couple more Friday. The Bills signed a familiar face in free agent RB Bruce Hall and rookie free agent RB . Ironically, Elzy was a reserve running back for the North Carolina Tar Heels and stepped in for Bills fifth-round draft pick last season when White broke his collarbone. (BuffaloBills.com)

UNC RB Anthony Elzy visiting Houston Texans this week

North Carolina tailback is visiting the Houston Texans this week, according to a league source with knowledge of the situation. During the final three games of the season, Elzy rushed for 236 yards and caught 20 passes for 301 yards with Tar Heels quarterback calling him a "lifesaver." (Rivals.com)

Hunter Furr fighting for a spot

With UNC losing , , and from the Tar Heel offensive backfield, there’s little doubt that somebody is going to have to step up and perform. This spring season has been all about building depth in the running game—-a group that consists of players like , , incoming freshman , and rising junior . (Rivals.com)

A Fitting End

It is fitting that this team was left for dead – twice – during this game. These 2010 Tar Heels have been left for dead at about a dozen different points during the season (and preseason). At every point, after every piece of adversity, up to and including being ruled unable to play and the in-game loss of Williams, this team kept its head down and kept right on slugging away through it all. (Inside Carolina)

Five questions to ponder before kickoff: Music City Bowl edition

Here are a few things to think about and consider before UNC kicks off against Tennessee in the Music City Bowl tonight: 1. How much will the Tar Heels miss ? For as much as the senior running back gave UNC in his three games after stepping in for injured starter , his academic-related suspension shouldn’t be a crippling blow to the Tar Heels offense. (Wilmington Star News)

Shaun Draughn returns to UNC's starting lineup to face Vols

Senior will get his first start at tailback since Nov. 7, 2009, when North Carolina faces Tennessee today in the Music City Bowl. Senior , who had started the final three games at running back in place of an injured , did not make the trip to the bowl game after "failing to meet his obligations as student-athlete." (Durham Herald-Sun)

Anthony Elzy's bowl absence academic related

North Carolina running back 's absence from the Music City Bowl is academic related, coach said Wednesday. Elzy, who emerged in the final three regular season games as UNC's top offensive threat, did not make the trip to Nashville. "He didn't fulfill his academic requirements," Davis said Wednesday at a press conference at LP Field. (Raleigh News & Observer)

Anthony Elzy out for Music City Bowl

North Carolina tailback did not travel with the team to Nashville, and will not play in the Thursday’s Music City Bowl, because he did not meet his obligations as a student athlete at UNC, team spokesman Kevin Best confirmed today. Without Elzy, , a senior, should get plenty of carries. could also be a possibility. (Raleigh News & Observer)

Anthony Elzy Will Not Play in Bowl Game

will not play in the Music City Bowl, UNC confirmed on Monday. The senior running back will be absent from the season finale because of academic reasons, according to sources close to the situation. Without Elzy, the Tar Heels are down to two running backs -- senior (106 carries, 477 yards) and sophomore (5 carries, 29 yards) -- and walk-on fullback for Thursday's game against Tennessee. (Inside Carolina)

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