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ACC position superlatives: North Carolina
Strongest position: Defensive backs; Key returnees: Deunta Williams, Da’Norris Searcy, Kendrick Burney and Charles Brown; Key departures: Melvin Williams; The skinny: This might be the...

Kendric Burney basks in week of celebrity
Kendric Burney has enjoyed an interesting few days since his stellar three interception performance last Saturday, which helped North Carolina upset Miami. "It's been crazy,...

Extra Points: Miami Thrice
All in all, four interceptions lead directly to 17 Tar Heel points (not to mention potential points denied the Hurricanes had they not lost possession),...

North Carolina upsets No. 12 Miami 33-24
Kendric Burney had just grabbed his third interception and returned it across midfield when he saw roommate Melvin Williams to his right near the sideline...

Williams looms large in secondary
The surname ‘Williams’ is a very important one in this day and age within the athletic landscape at UNC. The name will always be significant...

Preseason Roundtable, Part V
What you are hearing is right about [safety] Melvin [Williams]. That guy is not afraid of anything. Big-time hitter, enjoys playing the game, and I...

Legendary ACC Team No. 9: 2005 North Carolina
Perhaps no ACC team that claimed a national championship ever had to endure what the seniors and juniors at North Carolina did prior to its...

Wednesday Butch Davis Quotes
“Of the true scholarship freshmen that we signed this past year, probably maybe half of those may actually play in this game on Saturday. We...

Lucas: Wily Goddard Keeps Camp Loose
"Trimane is quiet, but he'll turn on you," says transfer safety Melvin Williams. "Those are the ones you have to watch. He's a sneaky one...

The ‘Other’ Williams
The last name ‘Williams’ will undoubtedly be mentioned during UNC broadcasts all season in 2008. No offense to freshman All-America teammate Deunta Williams, but junior...

Quentin Thomas came through for UNC this season
As a freshman, Quentin Thomas saw the senior class of Jawad Williams, Melvin Scott and Jackie Manuel, who all endured an 8-20 fresh-man campaign, end...

ACC Spring Football Preview
Cornerback Charles Brown won a starting cornerback spot by the end of last season as a true freshman, but he has no time to rest...

Junior-college standout will join Heels next year
One junior-college football player has joined North Carolina’s 2008 recruiting class, but another has had second thoughts and has withdrawn his commitment. Melvin Williams, a...

Mid-Week Football Notebook
Former head coach John Bunting brought only one JUCO in during his six-years in Chapel Hill – cornerback Lionel Green in the 2003 recruiting class...

Tar Heels pick up two commitments
North Carolina has dipped into the junior college ranks to bolster two major area of needs in its football program. The Tar Heels have received...

JUCO four-star commits on the spot
Like a lot of things in football, it all happened very quickly for Coffeyville (Kan.) Community College prospect Melvin Williams. The 6-foot-0 200-pounder had been...

Tar Heel Pros News & Notes
This week's update on former Tar Heel hoopsters ... includes the latest on Ademola Okulaja, Steve Bucknall, Jawad Williams, Shammond Williams, Melvin Scott and Nikki...

Marvin Williams Looking at life after UNC
Although it’s certain he’ll be earning millions of dollars, Marvin Williams says the money won’t change him as a person. “My whole life I looked...