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Extra Points: Seeking A Complete Game
The Tar Heels made two prominent mistakes on defense Saturday in a 7-0 loss to Georgia Tech: Jacoby Watkins bumped a receiver on a ball...

Observations | UNC vs. Notre Dame
Defensive backs coaches who want to give clinics on how not to play cornerback should get film of the third quarter. Notre Dame's Terrail Lambert...

Heels hard work in summer camp will pay off
North Carolina is suffering through the purgatory of football season right now. Entrenched in summer camp, the Tar Heels are hitting one another, teaching, learning,...

Monday Practice Notes
One of the quieter races of camp has been the battle to start opposite Jacoby Watkins in the second cornerback spot. As of now, Quinton...

Wednesday: John Bunting Quotes & Audio
"There are great numbers [of leaders], more than I've ever had before ... We've never had more than two or three guys. Last year was...

Watkins: 'The Sky's the Limit'
After a breakout sophomore season, cornerback Jacoby Watkins was North Carolina’s top cover corner in 2004 and a preseason All-ACC candidate the following year. But...

Lucas: Road To Recovery
Trimane Goddard missed spring ball with a foot injury, joining a fairly deep talent pool that watched at least part of the spring from the...

Tar Heel Football Notebook
The season-ending injury to cornerback Jacoby Watkins means a secondary shuffle is in order. Quinton Person--who had 10 tackles against Utah and also earned the...

Tar Heels lose Jacoby Watkins for season with injury
Injury has struck North Carolina's defense again and sidelined a second starter for the rest of the season. Jacoby Watkins, a cornerback, broke a bone...

Brandon Tate starts game off with a bang
Brandon Tate, UNC's freshman kick returner from Burlington, ran back the opening kickoff for a 96-yard touchdown in the Tar Heels' 31-17 victory over Utah...

Ex-teammates face off in UNC-N.C. State game
When Jacoby Watkins looks across the field at Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh on Saturday, he'll see both an enemy and a friend. The enemy for...

Jacoby Watkins, Heels face early road test
Trying to stay with Calvin Johnson stride for stride probably isn't the best remedy for vertigo. Covering the young Georgia Tech receiver can be a...

UNC DBs showing swagger
Once Jacoby Watkins stopped swaying, he could get his swagger back. His teammates in the North Carolina secondary have joined him, giving the Tar Heels...

Monday Practice Notes
It didn't take Matt Baker long to start picking on the new guy. And it didn't take Jacoby Watkins long to make him pay. After...

Tar Heels' Jacoby Watkins working out again
Jacoby Watkins' world wasn't spinning Sunday afternoon. The junior cornerback, who has been sidelined with dizziness caused by vertigo, participated in individual drills for the...