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UNC’s ‘quickest man in college football’ will test UGA’s punt coverage

Georgia freshman punter Marshall Long will be welcomed to college football by having Ryan Switzer back for the Tar Heels to field the ball. Switzer’s next punt return touchdown will tie the NCAA career record of eight held by Wes Welker (Texas Tech) and Antonio Perkins (Oklahoma). Creating room to run after the catch makes the 5-foot-10, 185-pound Switzer go.

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NC woman admits her actions led to crash that killed son, best friend


CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) – A mother pleads guilty to two counts of involuntary manslaughter on what would have been her son’s 7th birthday. Gianni Espinoza and his mother’s best friend, Vanessa Adams, died in a deadly crash on East Independence Avenue back in April. Thursday in court, Crystal Day said she caused the crash. Day was crying throughout the hearing

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