Among the areas of concern facing first-year North Carolina football coach Larry Fedora and his staff is the fairly immediate future of quarterback within the program.
Incumbent starter Bryn Renner is a fine college quarterback. He makes nice reads, throws a good deep ball and can hit the short stuff. He moves fairly well in the pocket and he is a leader in the huddle, on the rare occasion the Tar Heels even bother huddling.
But is he the right player to run Fedoras spread offense?
On the surface, and considering how awful Carolinas defense has been the Tar Heels have lost games in which theyve scored 27, 34, 30 and 50 points Renner has performed quite well. He has passed for 708 yards in UNCs last two contests, leading the Tar Heels to 93 total points in those games. Overall, he has completed 63.1 percent of his pass attempts while throwing for 2,736 yards and 20 touchdowns to go against seven interceptions.
A year ago as a redshirt sophomore, Renner completed 68.3 percent of ...