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Audio: David Glenn Interviews Zack Pianalto
David Glenn talks with Zack Pianalto of the Carolina Panthers about his experiences in NFL and his career as a former player for UNC. Among...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers sign TE Zack Pianalto
In addition, the Bucs claimed tight end Zack Pianalto off waivers per his agent Brian Ayrault. The North Carolina product spent the preseason with the...

NFL teams sign area players
Tight end Zack Pianalto (Buffalo Bills), cornerback Kendric Burney (Carolina Panthers), running back Shaun Draughn (Washington Redskins), guard Alan Pelc (Oakland Raiders) and tackle Mike...

Buffalo Bills reach agreement with tight end Zack Pianalto
The Bills have reached a contract agreement with undrafted free agent tight end Zack Pianalto from North Carolina. Pianalto is 6-3, 256 pounds. He likely...

Former Tar Heels left waiting
Zack Pianalto watched every minute of the NFL draft on television and waited to hear his name. And waited...and waited some more. After seven rounds...

Zack Pianalto faces durability concerns at the next level
Making the jump to the next level is difficult enough as it is for a college football player. Approximately 2.4 percent of them make it...

Nelson Hurst makes strides this spring
With Zack Pianalto and Ed Barham now departed from the UNC roster, Nelson Hurst was one of just two scholarship tight ends on the Tar...

Spring Practice Begins for UNC
With 17 seniors departed from last season’s squad, Butch Davis pointed to two positions that will require plenty of work in replacing key players. On...

NFL combine notes
Greg Little was the top receiver in the bench press (27). Former UNC tight end Zack Pianalto finished third in the 3-cone drills (6.85). While...

2011 NFL Scouting Combine Schedule & UNC Participants
The 2011 NFL Scouting Combine began Wednesday and will run through Tuesday with UNC leading all schools with 12 participants: QB T.J. Yates, RB Shaun Draughn,...

UNC Places Four on All-ACC Academic Football Team
UNC football student-athletes Curtis Byrd, James Hurst, Mike Ingersoll and Zack Pianalto have been named to the 2010 All-ACC Academic Football Team, announced Wednesday by...

Johnny White Uncertain, Zack Pianalto Doubtful for Bowl
UNC head coach Butch Davis told reporters on Friday that there is a possibility that injured running back Johnny White will be available for the...

Jacobs: Saved From A Tricky Vote
Not many coaches simultaneously and successfully contend with mid-season injuries to starters (leading receiver Zack Pianalto, top running back Johnny White), a two-pronged school and...

UNC-FSU Clipboard
What worked: T.J. Yates (437 yards, three touchdowns) broke the 400-yard barrier for the second time this season and continues to develop a chemistry with...

Looking at the two-loss teams
North Carolina. Against Miami, the injuries and suspensions were finally too much to overcome. The loss of injured tight end Zack Pianalto will prove costly...

Football Notebook
Butch Davis updated the status of some injured Tar Heels somewhat, saying Zack Pianalto - who is already out for at least the regular season...

UNC TE Zack Pianalto has surgery
UNC senior tight end Zack Pianalto had surgery on Friday to repair his fractured right fibula. Pianalto, who will miss the remainder of the season,...

Tar Heels will try to replace Pianalto
North Carolina will have to play the rest of college football’s regular season without Zack Pianalto, its starting tight end, because of a broken...

Pianalto out with another injury
For the third consecutive year, North Carolina's Zack Pianalto will miss part of the season because of an oddly timed injury. Coach Butch Davis announced...

Monday Press Conference Interviews
Butch Davis on the loss of Zack Pianalto: “He’s our leading receiver this year, both in yards and receptions.I think that speaks to the fact...

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