North Carolina linebacker Jeff Schoettmer said the Tar Heels would be in good hands with either Marquise Williams or Mitch Trubisky at quarterback.
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Sophomore safety Dom Green was easy to spot at North Carolina practices this summer. He was the one dancing on the sidelines between drills, joking with teammates, and otherwise doing what he can to keep spirits up during the grind of training camp.
Freshman-loaded Blue Devils play Ohio State, Stanford at UNC Nike Classic
With Lucas Patrick back at work after missing two scrimmages due to concussion protocol and Casey Blaser having emerged at right tackle, Duke coach David Cutcliffe is confident the guys up front will provide the bulk to power the Blue Devils offense this season.
Jarvis Byrd figured he was done with football after suffering the third serious knee injury of his college career last season. Yet here he is, back in preseason camp for N.C. State and aiming to bolster the Wolfpack’s secondary. How much he plays could depend largely on how well his body has recovered from its latest bad break.
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The role North Carolina wide receiver Quinshad Davis is growing into fits him just fine and he likes it, too.
The junior from Gaffney, South Carolina, has emerged as the Tar Heels’ top receiver and his ready to lead the receiving corps no matter who is throwing the ball in their direction. He said is ready to catch passes thrown by either Marquise Williams or Mitch Trubisky.
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Startng tight end suffers torn ACL in practice Monday morning
Tar Heels in preseason top 25 for first time since 2010; Blue Devils fall just short of first preseason ranking in 52 years.
Sophomore forward Isaiah Hicks led three Tar Heels in double figures with 19 points and the University of North Carolina shot 61 percent from the floor in a 109-52 win over the Bahamas All-Stars in a men's basketball exhibition game on Saturday.
Kelby Brown took his expected place at the linebackers table on Saturday as Duke football fans lined up for autographs and photos at Meet the Blue Devils Day. The only difference is Brown won’t be on the field making tackles, interceptions and fumble recoveries this season, like he was as an all-ACC performer last season when Duke won a school-record 10 games.
3,000 FANS FLOOD DUKE CAMPUS TO 'MEET THE BLUE DEVILS'
Last January, Duke found itself included in the season’s final Associated Press football poll for the first time since 1961.
With games less than two weeks away, this season’s first poll will be released today at 2 p.m. and even if the Blue Devils aren’t in the top 25, they’ll certainly be among the teams receiving votes.
Such things are becoming commonplace now at Duke, where the Blue Devils set a school record with 10 wins last season while finishing No. 23 in the AP poll.
On Saturday, another sign of the changing football scene at a school known far better nationally for basketball was on display. An crowd estimated at 3,000 streamed through Duke’s Pascal Field House indoor practice facility for the annual “Meet the Blue Devils” autograph session.
A year ago, when Duke was coming off its first bowl appearance in 20 years, Duke officials estimated the Meet the Blue Devils crowd at 1,700.