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Ryan Taylor creates his own NFL opportunity
In the constellation of NFL prospects and eventual draft picks dotted all over UNC's depth chart before the 2010 season started, Ryan Taylor was the...

Greg Little was a good catch by the Cleveland Browns
Browns draft choice Greg Little's receivers coach at North Carolina is convinced that with enough time and effort, his former star can overcome his 2010...

Bills Get Roster Value From RB Johnny White
Johnny White is the perfect third running back for the Bills to put behind Fred Jackson and C.J. Spiller. He doesn't need to be integrated...

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...

Bruce Carter rises above knee injury
Labeled “an athletic marvel” by one draft publication, the 6-foot-2, 241-pound Bruce Carter was indeed projected as a first-rounder before he injured his knee against...

ACC NFL prospects still in limbo
As the NFL lockout still continues, the professional careers of several former ACC players remain in limbo. North Carolina's Kendric Burney and Clemson's DeAndre McDaniel...

Butch Davis praises Bruce Carter as 'rare linebacker'
Butch Davis: "Bruce [Carter] is one of those unique rare linebackers that you never have to take out of the game. He can play Sam,...

Greg Little gets big second chance with Cleveland Browns
All Greg Little wanted was a second chance. The Browns were happy to provide the opportunity to the North Carolina wide receiver in one of...

T.J. Yates is a Texan, and it couldn't be a better situation
Part of the NFL scouts' intrigue surrounding T.J. Yates was his intelligence and ability to understand some of the more complicated offenses in the league...

Bruce Carter's a Cowboy
Bruce Carter is heading to “America’s Team.” The Havelock native was selected by the Dallas Cowboys in the second round of the 2011 NFL draft...

David Glenn chats with T.J. Yates, May 3
David Glenn caught up with former UNC - and current Houston Texans - quarterback T.J. Yates on Glenn’s afternoon radio show. Among the topics they...

Texans offensive coordinator on QB T.J. Yates
On T.J. Yates’ senior year while dealing with suspensions on the team at UNC: “That was one of the telling things. He did a great...

2011 All-Undrafted Team: The best of the NFL’s draft-day snubs
Perhaps no one lost more in the wave of NCAA-related suspensions that ravaged the Tar Heel defense last year than cornerback Kendric Burney, a first-team...

Robert Quinn offered hope in player's time of need
Soon after an operation to shrink the tumor and reduce the swelling to his brain, Robert Quinn was back playing sports and on his way...

Mark Paschal hopes to be an agent of change
A rookie agent with Ayrault Sports in his hometown of Charlotte, Mark Paschal's clients include former North Carolina teammates T.J. Yates and Zach Pianalto and...

Suspension helped Browns' draft pick Greg Little mature
Greg Little, the Browns' second-round pick in Friday's second round of the NFL Draft, thinks his season-long suspension in 2010 was the best thing that...

Giants' GM Jerry Reese On Marvin Austin
Marvin Austin didn't play this past season. We did a lot of work on him. He was very highly rated on our board. The value...

Buffalo Bills in a Southern comfort zone
The 5-foot-10, 223-pound Da'Norris Searcy provides insurance, but also adds more talent to the safety position. He was overshadowed by the numerous high-profile Tar Heel...

Tar Heels Lead The Nation With Nine NFL Picks
A school-record nine North Carolina players were selected in the 2011 NFL Draft, including five on Saturday. Safety Da'Norris Searcy, running back Johnny White, quarterback...

Bob Sturm: Bruce Carter Tape
The Cowboys take Bruce Carter from Butch Davis' North Carolina in the 2nd Round at Pick #40. I will readily admit I don't know much...

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