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Former UNC kicker Jay Wooten has saved South Carolina this season
The 49-yard kick against Georgia was Jay Wooten’s first field goal as a Gamecock. He joined the team in 2009 after transferring from North Carolina,...

Former UNC kicker Jay Wooten considering South Carolina
South Carolina coaches are awaiting word from former North Carolina kicker Jay Wooten, who made an unofficial visit to USC last week. Wooten made 4-of-6...

Casey Barth has a job at UNC
The first family of North Carolina kicking is lined up to be back in the starting role this fall. Tar Heels coach Butch Davis said...

Ranking the ACC units: Special teams
9. North Carolina -- This might be the Tar Heels' biggest concern, as they have to replace punter Terrence Brown, and placekicker Jay Wooten decided...

UNC Football under scholarship limit
UNC has gone from a shortage of football scholarships to a surplus. Kicker Jay Wooten has decided to transfer and three recruits will enroll in...

Jay Wooten to Transfer
According to sources close to the situation, sophomore kicker Jay Wooten will transfer out of North Carolina. Wooten handled kickoffs last season. He also split...

Jay Wooten gives UNC a kick start
First impressions are often misleading. But North Carolina is hoping that’s not the case with kicker Jay Wooten. Wooten got the first opportunity of his...

Jay Wooten Earns ACC Honors
North Carolina redshirt freshman kicker Jay Wooten earned ACC Specialist of the Week honors, the league announced Monday. Wooten kicked three field goals and pinned...

Heels split kicking duties
North Carolina freshmen Jay Wooten and Casey Barth acknowledged on Tuesday the crater-sized hole they must fill while trying to replace former place-kicker Connor Barth...

Playing For Kicks
After four years of luxury at the right foot of Connor Barth, North Carolina turned to a pair of freshman kickers during Saturday night’s season-opening...

Two vie for kicking chores for Tar Heels
When it comes to kickers, North Carolina coach Butch Davis is punting on specifics. As the Tar Heels continue preparations for Saturday night's opener against...

Three recruits say they'll stick with UNC
At least three members of North Carolina's 2007 football recruiting class are standing firm in their commitments after the firing of Coach John Bunting. Jonathan...

Four UNC Commits Named to Shrine Bowl
Four members of North Carolina's verbal commitment list will represent the state of North Carolina in the 70th annual Shrine Bowl. The future Tar Heels...

UNC football recruiting breakdown: Kickers/Punters
The verbal commitment of Jay Wooten last month shut the door on UNC's recruiting efforts at place kicker for the Class of 2007. Wooten, the...

Star kicker stays close to home
Scotland County's Jay Wooten, who is ranked among the top 12 place- kickers in the country, was recruited by some of the nation's best college...

Kicker Wooten is UNC bound
Jay Wooten, a kicker from Laurinburg, has become the fourth addition to North Carolina's 2007 football recruiting class. Wooten is a 6-3, 190-pound junior at...

Scotland kicker Jay Wooten declares early for UNC
Scotland High School kicker Jay Wooten, whose coach says is “as good a weapon as I’ve had in high school,’’ decided late Thursday to accept...


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