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Robert Quinn ready to hit the ground running for Rams
Aug. 7 has been imprinted in Robert Quinn's mind ever since it was announced that the Rams would meet the Chicago Bears on that date...

Austin's tweets providing plenty of frosting, not much cake
Marvin Austin followed up last week's Michael McAdoo inspired Twitter binge with a few more vague references to knowing all the facts regarding the NCAA...

Marvin Austin’s Tweets only make a bad situation worse
While it’s admirable that Marvin Austin is so passionate in defense of his former teammate and fellow rules-breaker Michael McAdoo, whose attempt to regain his...

Ex-QB Ronald Curry offers role model for Terrell Pryor
Despite a successful career as the Tar Heels’ signal-caller, Ronald Curry lasted until the seventh round of the 2002 Draft, ending up with the Oakland...

Bruce Carter ready for NFL transition
When a scandal rocked the University of North Carolina football program in 2010, linebacker Bruce Carter said he reported to practice each day wondering what...

Bruce Carter's Injured knee is 85 percent healthy
The Cowboys were so confident in Bruce Carter’s ability to rehab his injured knee that they spent the 40th overall pick of the 2011 NFL...

Trial delayed again for former UNC player Chris Hawkins
There’s little doubt that former North Carolina defensive back Chris Hawkins has some serious ‘splaining to do when it comes to both the NCAA and...

Durell Mapp camping with Toronto Argonauts
After spending four seasons in UNC Tar Heel blue and not seeing a football field since 2008, LB Durell Mapp is in Argonauts training camp...

Dick Crum to be Inducted into the Greater Cleveland Sports Hall of Fame
Dick Crum, former head coach of Miami’s football program, will become a member of the Greater Cleveland Sports Hall of Fame on Sept. 22. In...

A look at Bruce Carter
It sounds as if the Cowboys like Bruce Carter enough as an athlete to believe they can fit him into their scheme, even if he...

Former UNC DB Derrick Johnson coaching at Towson
During his football career at UNC, Derrick Johnson played for three different position coaches and three defensive coordinators as a defensive back. Some might see...

Bruce Carter's Athleticism Always Stood Out
It started in 2008. North Carolina linebacker Bruce Carter, then a sophomore, blocked three punts in the second quarter of a 38-12 victory over Connecticut...

Carl Torbush retires from college football
Kansas assistant football coach Carl Torbush has announced his retirement after being diagnosed with prostate cancer. Torbush was recently diagnosed with a low grade of...

Former UNC football player Jeff Longhany wins IHRA race
Wade's Jeff Longhany was among the winners at Saturday's IHRA Division 9 race at Farmington Dragway. Longhany is a Cape Fear High School graduate and...

Swofford among commissioners to explore paying college athletes
It's an issue that's that has already been debated for quite some time — paying student-athletes in revenue producing sports. Only now it looks like...

UNC athletic trainer a big believer in Bruce Carter
Scott Trulock said the Dallas Cowboys have nothing to worry about with Bruce Carter. Trulock raved about Carter's character and how he would not only...

RB Johnny White a jack-of-all-trades
He doesn’t have breakaway speed and he doesn’t have imposing size, but what Johnny White does have is a skill set that should serve him...

Former coaches insist Marvin Austin is a quality kid
Butch Davis still remembers every detail of the day he had to break Marvin Austin's heart. He remembers sitting with him in his staff room...

Walter Black, three others going into Winston-Salem Hall of Fame
East Forsyth's Walter Black was one of the top athletes in Forsyth County in the late 1970s and early 1980s. He attended North Carolina on...

Different kind of draft prep for UNC's Ryan Taylor
Ryan Taylor didn't know which of the five NFL teams he interviewed with would take him in the draft but he had a pretty good...

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