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Thorpe sidelined with a foot injury, but not sure for how long
If there was one thing that the North Carolina football team did not have this season it would be depth. Unfortunately for head coach Larry Fedora and his staff their team just took another hit in that department. Even before the season started line backer Darius Lipford went down to an injury that will keep him out the whole season. Now, from what is being reported around the internet, sophomore wide receiver and return man T.J. Thorpe is out with a foot injury. And while North Carolina’s policy is not to talk about injuries, it seems that the injury is a serious one, and the only thing now is to see how long the young man will be out for.
In 2011 the kick returner for interim coach Everett Withers had 960 return yards, leading the whole conference with a 26.7 return average. Thorpe’s play on the field got him as a finalist for the Johnny Rodgers Award, awarded to the top return specialist in college football, ...
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Looking around some on the internet I found some tidbits about today’s North Carolina football practice. At least the open session of it. First off from the News & Observer the report that T.J. Thorpe, who I posted about having had a foot injury, was at the practice, his broken foot in a boot. From the same article you will see of other players either not practicing or wearing...
Senior LB Fabby Desir decided to leave North Carolina a couple of days agoA couple of days ago, as reported by both Tar Heel Illustrated and Inside Carolina, senior line backer Fabby Desir decided to transfer out of the North Carolina football program and to finish his college career elsewhere. The young man, who came to Chapel Hill via Junior College, played in 10 games last season...
Tail back Giovani Bernard scoring one of his many touchdowns in the 2011 season.
[The first 12 for 12 post was about the Fan Base]
[The second 12 for 12 post was about the Kenan Stadium]
[The second 12 for 12 post was about the Coach Fedora]
While the North Carolina football team is hard at work on their two a days it’s time for me to give you the next chapter of my “12 for 12“...
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. --- North Carolina sophomore T.J. Thorpe suffered a serious foot injury in practice that will sideline him for an extended period of time, according to sources close to the situation.