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Robert Quinn ready 'to move on'
Having impressed a bevy of NFL scouts with his 4.59-second 40-yard dash and 24 bench press reps, it was easy to wonder what might have...

Q&A with Deunta Williams
Do you have a favorite memory from UNC? Williams : I have a couple favorite memories. My most important and favorite memory was when I...

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...

Defensive line talent abounds for NFL draft
Most of the intrigue revolves around Robert Quinn and Da'Quan Bowers. Quinn didn't play last season because he was suspended by the NCAA for receiving...

Deunta Williams 2011 NFL Draft Prospect Notes
Deunta Williams started 46 games for the Tar Heels at free safety. He's a big, physical presence in the secondary. He's very good working forward...

Deunta Williams prepares for NFL Draft
Deunta Williams watched his injury a few times after it happened, but since his rehabilitation started he said he hasn’t watched it since then. He’s...

Ryan Taylor's versatility could prove attractive to NFL teams
Ryan Taylor was always willing to help UNC win football games in any way possible, even when it came to playing on special teams for...

Video: Marvin Austin on 'Outside the Lines'
Dismissed from UNCs football team in 2010 for violating NCAA rules, Marvin Austin has been preparing for the NFL draft...

Cowboys Draft Prospects: Bruce Carter
If not for his knee injury, Bruce Carter would almost certainly be a first-round selection. Entering the season, numerous prognosticators had Carter as the No...

T.J. Yates wants to change Tar Heels' NFL perception
T.J. Yates finds it a little strange that only one Tar Heels quarterback - Scott Stankavage, in the 1980s - has ever thrown a pass...

Robert Quinn has been through a lot
Robert Quinn not only beat a brain tumor when he was in high school and his mother feared she would lose her son – he...

Detroit Lions may select Bruce Carter
There is some risk involved, but the Lions might be able to fill one of their biggest defensive needs by dipping below the surface of...

Robert Quinn determined to overcome past challenges and succeed in the NFL
Robert Quinn didn't allow a brain tumor to keep him from becoming one of the premier pass-rushers in college football. He's certainly not about to...

Bruce Carter cleared for pre-draft workouts
Dr. James Andrews wrote a letter clearing North Carolina outside linebacker Bruce Carter for pre-draft workouts. Carter is an intriguing prospect who starred on the...

T.J. Yates: Be patient with Bryn Renner
T.J. Yates had plenty of critics entering his senior season at North Carolina. From fans and to media, the common refrain was that the Tar...

T.J. Yates optimistic about his NFL future
Certain publications like ESPN now have T.J. Yates ranked as the No. 10 quarterback prospect in the 2011 draft class. Some are projecting Yates has...

T.J. Yates' stock is going up
This is the right time to have some good things floating around about you. T.J. Yates is experiencing this right now. Now he's hoping that...

The Second Shutdown 40: #61 – Quan Sturdivant, LB, North Carolina
What makes Quan Sturdivant stand out among inside linebackers is his ability to use his speed and break off the original lane and redirect if...

Robert Quinn possibly jets up on the board
The closer the draft gets, the more one name pops up for the Redskins with their first pick: North Carolina defensive end/linebacker Robert Quinn. That...

UNC TE Ryan Taylor visits the Seahawks on Monday
UNC tight end Ryan Taylor is scheduled to visit the Seattle Seahawks on Monday, according to a league source with knowledge of the situation. He...

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