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Durell Mapp camping with Toronto Argonauts
After spending four seasons in UNC Tar Heel blue and not seeing a football field since 2008, LB Durell Mapp is in Argonauts training camp...

E.J. Wilson Looks For Success On, Off Field
This season, junior E.J. Wilson is the Tar Heels' only defensive end with any starting experience and is looking to become a force to be...

Durell Mapp signs with Packers
Durell Mapp signed a free-agent contract with the Green Bay Packers on Monday after a solid college career at North Carolina. "I think it's a...

Durell Mapp, Connor Barth Sign NFL Free-Agent Contracts
North Carolina football players Durell Mapp and Connor Barth signed free-agent contracts with NFL teams Tuesday. NFL free agents generally compete in camp for positions...

Durell Mapp eyes NFL Draft
Durell Mapp has taken the underdog role before and done just fine. That could be the case again this weekend for the former Cummings High...

Kentwan Balmer could end UNC's first-day draft drought
No UNC football player has been selected higher than the fourth round of the NFL draft since 2002. Saturday, defensive lineman Kentwan Balmer could be...

Durell Mapp, Hakeem Nicks Named Team MVPs at 2007 Football Banquet
University of North Carolina linebacker Durell Mapp and wide receiver Hakeem Nicks were named the Tar Heels' Most Valuable Players at the 2007 senior football...

Why Carolina Will Win
The Tar Heel defense, which figures a mixture of the old (Hilee Taylor, Kentwan Balmer, Durell Mapp) with the young (Marvin Austin, Quan Sturdivant, Deunta...

Head-to-Head: UNC-Wake Forest
The Tar Heels are allowing 141.29 yards per game on the ground this fall, but they have reduced that number in recent contests against Miami...

Mapping progress
Durell Mapp packed his bags, ready to head off to Fork Union Military Academy. He had hoped to spend his first year out of high...

Durell Mapp finds way among ACC elite
Refusing to drift into the possible ditches that have dotted his college football quest, Durell Mapp has risen from a lightly pursued recruit to a...

Durell Mapp, a former walk-on, wanted to prove he deserved to play for a major-college program
The best thing that ever happened to Durell Mapp was an evaluation from a college recruiter that he took as an insult. The perceived slight...

Monday PC Quotes & Audio
“Last week was an open date and we probably had – of the 32 NFL teams, I think at least 25 of them came...

Where Mapp Leads, Tar Heels Follow
Durell Mapp has something to prove. The senior linebacker leads the Tar Heels in tackles, and he's started since he was a sophomore. But the...

North Carolina vs Miami postgame notes
The Tar Heels intercepted four passes for the first time this season and the first time picking off four against Duke in 1999. Safely Deunta...

Butch Davis Radio Show Quotes
"Durell Mapp had just a terrific ball game last week. He had four unassisted tackles [and] he had 14 assisted tackles. Anytime you get into...

Ex-Cummings duo honored by ACC for roles with Tar Heels
Two Cummings High School graduates were so impressive on the football field that they received weekly ACC honors even though their UNC team lost a...

Good will previals at UNC
Durell Mapp is heading into his senior season at UNC, but his previous years of experience didn't prepare him for anything like this. Never before...

Durell Mapp Ready to Prove Critics Wrong
When Durell Mapp picked up the Sporting News football preview this summer, he was intrigued to learn that North Carolina had no ACC-caliber talent at...

Butch Davis says Tar Heels are having productive workouts this spring
Several players have progressed steadily, according to Butch Davis, since practice began last month, starting with safety Trimane Goddard. Linebacker Durell Mapp needed time to...

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