North Carolina takes command of ACC Coastal
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North Carolina takes command of ACC Coastal

Williams' improved play carries Tar Heels to seventh straight win

Photo: North Carolina quarterback Marquise Williams.

The Pittsburgh defensive lineman rushed North Carolina quarterback Marquise Williams with his hand stuck in the quarterback’s facemask as he pulled him down.

Williams, 9 yards behind the line of scrimmage, was bent at the waist from the tug with his face nearly tasting the turf. But he managed to thrust his head up and free of the defender’s grasp. ... 

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Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan is an award-winning sportswriter and the author of "Raye of Light". Tom has also written for the San Diego Union-Tribune, Voice of San Diego,,, and Gameday Central. He has won multiple first-place awards from the San Diego Press Club and first place from the Copley News Service Ring of Truth Awards. The National Football Foundation/San Diego Chapter presented him its Distinguished American Award in 2003 and USA Track and Field’s San Diego Chapter its President’s Award in 2000.

Raye of Light: Jimmy Raye, Duffy Daugherty, the integration of college football and the 1965-66 Michigan State Spartans

By Tom Shanahan; Foreword by Tony Dungy; August Publications

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