Despite a tough loss at home in overtime on Saturday, North Carolina's players are still confident of winning two more games to finish the regular season with a winning record and securing bowl eligibility.
Confident: Heels say bowl still within their grasp
The Winston Salem Journal
One of the keys to North Carolina's defensive improvement this season has been its depth on the defensive line. But Saturday, in a 33-30 overtime loss to Maryland, the Tar Heels found themselves thin at the ends.
Heels hurting from damage to defensive line
The Associated Press
And lost in all the chaos, all the broken coverages and all the hooplah was North Carolina quarterback Matt Baker.
Baker plays with poise, precision
The Daily Tar Heel
North Carolina defensive tackle Chase Page played about 15 snaps at defensive end during UNC's 33-30 overtime loss to Maryland on Saturday because Brian Rackley was out with a concussion, then Hilee Taylor sprained his right foot during the game. Coach John Bunting said he is hoping both will recover soon enough to play against Duke on Saturday.
UNC lean up front
The News and Observer