"After a 38-13 loss to Virginia, North Carolina coach John Bunting still believes the 0-5 Tar Heels are close to getting off the mark."
Heels coach hopeful
The News and Observer
"John Bunting wanted a Dean Smith moment. Instead, Bunting's first-quarter tirade during a timeout turned into what will be a defining moment of this season, no matter how it turns out."
UNC Monday morning quarterback
The Durham Herald Sun
"Is it possible for North Carolina's winless football team to sink any lower?"
Another lackluster UNC effort
The Kinston Free Press
"Bunting challenged his players in the locker room at halftime to run the ball, but they couldn't get it done."
Heels not physical enough up front
Tar Heel Blue
"John Bunting had been an NFL assistant for nine years including two with the Chiefs before taking over North Carolina three years ago."
Former NFL coaches find new life in college ranks
San Jose Mercury News
"It is possible, if you are good at puzzles, to figure out who will play whom now that the ACC has designed its new schedules to accommodate the addition of Miami and Virginia Tech to the nine teams already in the fold."
ACC meddling with tradition
The Charlotte Observer
"The quarterback picture for East Carolina wasn't any clearer after the Pirates returned to the practice field Sunday for the first time since their 27-13 loss to Houston on Tuesday."
Pirate QBs keep their heads up
The Daily Reflector
"North Carolina will head to Greenville for an historic game at East Carolina on Saturday, dragging along a losing streak and a helmet full of problems that are appearing unsolvable."
Tar Heels prepare for Pirates
The Winston-Salem Journal