Posted November 07, 2013 on virginia.scout.com
Part one of our weekly countdown to kickoff series breaks down Virginia's next opponent, the North Carolina Tar Heels.
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North Carolina says senior quarterback Bryn Renner had successful surgery on his left shoulder for an injury that will keep him out the rest of the season. Renner had surgery Wednesday at UNC Hospitals to repair a detached labrum and broken bone suffered during last weekend's win at rival North Carolina State. The injury is to his non-throwing shoulder. The fifth-year senior...

UNC QB Renner has shoulder surgery

North Carolina says senior quarterback Bryn Renner had successful surgery on his left shoulder for an injury that will keep him out the rest of the season. Renner had surgery Wednesday at UNC Hospitals to repair a detached labrum and broken bone suffered during last weekend's win at rival North Carolina State. The injury is to his non-throwing shoulder. The fifth-year senior...

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UNC: Hairston, McDonald to miss opener

North Carolina won't have leading scorer P.J. Hairston and senior Leslie McDonald for the No. 12 Tar Heels' opener against Oakland on Friday due to NCAA eligibility concerns. Team spokesman Steve Kirschner said the review is ongoing and didn't elaborate further. Authorities twice cited Hairston during the offseason while driving a rental vehicle linked to a felon, raising...

Bryn Renner injury: QB done for the year

North Carolina senior quarterback Bryn Renner is out for the season after suffering a shoulder injury Saturday against N.C. State, according to a report from Inside Carolina on Tuesday morning. Renner, a fifth-year senior, will close out his college career ranked No. 3 in completions, attempts and passing yards in North Carolina history. The 6’2″ quarterback may be done with...

UNC: Going Forward with Marquise Williams

There are two sayings that come to mind about this situation. "The most popular guy on a losing team is the backup quarterback" and "Be careful what you wish for" During the first eight games of the season, there was a clamoring of sorts for Larry Fedora to hand the offense over to Williams. Some fans went as far as to advocate Williams become the full-time starter...

Williams Awaits Hairston's Fate

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UNC Player Profile: Marcus Paige

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Freshmen First Interviews

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Paige Paces Heels

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Edmunds a Frequent Visitor

Tremaine Edmunds has attended half of North Carolina’s home games thus far and could return to Chapel Hill this Saturday when the Tar Heels host Virginia.

Ga. WR Looking to Visit

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Letterman's Roundtable

Inside Carolina's Buck Sanders hosts a collection of former Tar Heels for the weekly 'State of the Heels' football roundtable discussion.
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