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Carolina to be without several starters against Tennessee

Posted December 29, 2010
Updated December 30, 2010

North Carolina will be without several key players for Thursday night's Music City Bowl against Tennessee.

Bruce Carter (knee) and Alan Pelc (shoulder) are both recovering after having surgery following the regular season's final game against Duke and will not play, according to the injury report released by the university Wednesday night.

Johnny White (shoulder) and Zack Pianalto (ankle), two players the team had hoped could possibly come back in time for the bowl game after suffering broken bones during the regular season, will also miss the contest.

Tailback Giovanni Bernard (knee), defensive tackle Greg Elleby (knee), wide receiver Brandon Felder (knee), linebacker Shane Mularkey (shoulder), and cornerback Terry Shankle (knee) will sit out the game as well.

Carolina used to playing short-handed Carolina used to playing short-handed

Anthony Elzy, who had filled in for Johnny White as the starter at running back, will miss the game for academic reasons.

Kick off for the Tar Heels' game against the Volunteers is set for 6:40pm.



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  • bgoettee Dec 30, 2010

    ADVERSITY

  • Dreamchaser Dec 30, 2010

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    Uh, I call i the American way.

  • jmajor8 Dec 30, 2010

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    Correct! GO HEELS! or as lame azzes say.. "HOLES"

  • youknownothing221 Dec 30, 2010

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    And you are just another HOLE FAN!!!!!!!!

  • jmajor8 Dec 30, 2010

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    so because NC State or Duke players have not been accused of anything, they have never ever did anything wrong? You sir are a joke!

  • youknownothing221 Dec 30, 2010

    So if you are not accused of any thing,you've not done anything wrong?THE CAROLINA WAY...

  • Dreamchaser Dec 30, 2010

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    Not to hard. If you have proof that all of them have lied or cheated then please provide it, otherwise you just prove what a liar and cheater you are. When was Yates ever accused of anything?

  • youknownothing221 Dec 30, 2010

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    Why didn't you comment on your team,careing about their IMAGE?I'll answer that for you,your team is made up of A LYING BUNCH OF CHEATERS FROM TOP TO BOTTOM.NOW DUMBAZZ PROVE ME WRONG....

  • Mr. Middle of the Road Dec 30, 2010

    Yeah, from a Pack alum, good luck tonight Heels. Most of us are behind you. Go Heels!!

  • Dreamchaser Dec 30, 2010

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    Well I must say, if there is anyone that knows about not careing for their image, it must be you. Good job. Go Heels.

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