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Matt Merletti And Bryn Renner Discuss Paper Class Scandal (audio)
Former UNC DB Matt Merletti & former UNC QB Bryn Renner preview the matchup against Pitt and defend their Head Coach Butch Davis in the...

UNC Huddle Report With Bryn Renner & Matt Merletti: UVa Recap, Miami Preview, Paper Class Scandal
Former Tar Heels Matt Merletti & Bryn Renner recap the narrow victory over Virginia, preview the matchup against Miami and discuss the UNC paper class...

Notre Dame Recap, Georgia Tech Analysis With Bryn Renner, Matt Merletti, & TJ Yates (audio)
Former UNC QB TJ Yates joins former Heels Bryn Renner & Matt Merletti on the UNC Huddle Report to discuss UNC's narrow loss to Notre...

Video: Matt Merletti, Mary Willingham Interviewed about UNC academic issues
University of North Carolina's Mary Willingham put out a controversial study on the literacy levels of UNC athletes. The results coincided with information that some...

Autographs from Bill Clinton and Emmitt Smith on the same day
Matt Merletti and his older brother Mike were excited about getting the chance to talk to President Bill Clinton in the Oval Office in 1996...

Tar Heels Sign With NFL Teams
Several University of North Carolina undrafted football players have reportedly signed either free agent contracts or have tryouts scheduled with NFL teams. Among those confirmed...

Four More Heels Rumored To Be Heading To NFL
Unconfirmed sources named four players as undrafted free agents heading to the NFL, at least for the time being: wide receiver Dwight Jones to the...

Pro Day Notebook
On Tuesday, Zach Brown turned in the best 40 time of the day with a 4.47 after checking in at 6'1" and 242 pounds. “I...

ACC football recruiting needs: Coastal Division
North Carolina - Defensive line: This is one of the biggest areas of concern after the departures of Quinton Coples and Tydreke Powell. Safety: UNC...

Matt Merletti might return for bowl
North Carolina safety Matt Merletti went in for knee surgery on Tuesday expecting the worst. He came out with the best possible news and a...

Matt Merletti Undergoes Successful Knee Surgery
UNC senior safety Matt Merletti had successful arthroscopic surgery to remove loose cartilage in his left knee Tuesday at UNC Hospitals. Dr. Alex Creighton performed...

UNC’s defense needs to take the air out of the ball
UNC’s defense has allowed three of the past four quarterbacks it has faced to set career passing marks. So the last thing the Tar Heels...

Tar Heels have four out for Wake game
In addition to safety Matt Merletti, who suffered a season-ending knee injury last Saturday at Clemson, UNC will be without three other players this week...

Everett Withers Radio Show Quotes, October 27
How do you replace Matt Merletti in the secondary? “Guys like Jon Smith that were injured and are coming back will fill that void. Tre...

ACC Report Card: A’s are hard to come by
North Carolina, D: Though Everett Withers said that he saw plenty of positives in his team’s 59-38 loss to Clemson, it’s hard to notice them...

Monday Football Press Conference Interviews, October 24
Opening comments: “First of all, let’s talk about injuries. Going back a little bit, Curtis Byrd’s sprained knee – our sports medicine staff is going...

Matt Merletti Out For Season With Knee Injury
University of North Carolina senior safety Matt Merletti injured his left knee in the first half of the Clemson game Saturday. Merletti sprained his MCL...

North Carolina welcomes Louisville's 'normal' offense
Louisville will visit Kenan Stadium for a noon game (ESPN2) and North Carolina's last nonconference game this season. Louisville doesn't run a triple-option offense, as...

UNC Monday Player Interviews
Several North Carolina players, including Bryn Renner, Erik Highsmith, Charles Brown, Jonathan Cooper, and Matt Merletti, spoke with reporters Monday afternoon. UNC (4-1, 1-1 ACC)...

Matt Merletti gets his souvenir game ball, finally
When UNC safety Matt Merletti got his first interception of the season in Saturday's victory against Virginia, he took the ball to the sideline and...

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