A first-team All-Atlantic Coast Conference selection in 2005, Ralph signed
with NFC Champion Seattle and will report for mini-camp, May 5-7. Ralph
started 23 consecutive games in 2004 and 2005 and was one of the Tar Heels'
most consistent performers on the offensive line. Ralph was named the No. 10
guard in the country by The Sporting News and was a third-team All-America
selection by Rivals.com as a senior. He was a second-team All-ACC pick in
Baker signed with the Houston Texans after a solid senior campaign in 2005.
In just one season as a starter, he completed 180 of 346 attemps (.520) for
2,345 yards and nine touchdowns. His 2,345 passing yards were the
fourth-highest single-season total in school history and his 2,311 total
offensive yards were the fifth-highest total in single-season school
Davis signed with New Orleans after starting three seasons at defensive end.
He earned honorable-mention All-ACC honors in 2005 and led the Tar Heels
with 10 tackles for losses and eight sacks. His eight sacks were the most by
a Tar Heel since Julius Peppers had 9.5 in 2001.
Cornerback Cedrick Holt inked a free agent deal with the Tennessee Titans.
Holt had an outstanding season in 2005 with 59 tackles, six tackles for
losses, two interceptions and a team-high 10 pass break ups. He was second
in the ACC in pass breakups and third in passes defended.
Carolina had 28 players in the NFL last season, which ranked 12th in the
country. Only FSU and Miami had more NFL players among ACC schools. Three
Tar Heels - TB Willie Parker, DS Greg Warren and PK Jeff Reed - won a Super
Bowl title as members of the Pittsburgh Steelers last year.