North Carolina's football players were down after losing 27-24 to No. 18 Virginia Tech on Saturday. But the tumultuous Tar Heels are not out -- of the bowl picture, that is.
2-game season left for Tar Heels
Raleigh News & Observer
But to truly turn the corner, North Carolina must turn in two straight wins. It's OK now to defy coachspeak and take it two games at a time, because one win in the final two gets the Tar Heels nowhere. Two may not guarantee an ACC slot in Charlotte or Boise, but other bowls are out there for the taking.
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Bunting's team played one of its strongest games of the season, only to fall short and lose to Virginia Tech 27-24. Bunting said Saturday that he thought UNC was two or three plays from winning but yesterday, after reviewing game tape, changed the assessment to one play.
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Nine days ago few college football fans were familiar with Chad Scott.
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"I think the bottom line for Ronald Curry is the guy loves to play. Maybe he'd like to still be playing quarterback, but I know he loves being out there on the field competing. He's turning into one of our better players."
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"Ron is really a good football player," Turner said. "He has been playing so much on special teams for us - and back in the Denver game, at the end, he pulled his hamstring. I think this is the closest he's been to full speed, 100 percent, since then - and it showed. He made key plays for us on third down."
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