CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — LSU graduate transfer Brandon Harris started at quarterback for North Carolina in Saturday's opener against California.
Harris was competing with redshirt freshman Chazz Surratt and last year's No. 2 Nathan Elliott through preseason camp, while another redshirt freshman — Logan Byrd — also was in the mix.
Coach Larry Fedora hadn't publicly named a starter, insisting this week he was still waiting for one player to separate from the pack.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Brandon Harris left LSU looking for a clean start in his final season as a college quarterback. The graduate transfer figures he's found the perfect opportunity at North Carolina, from the open starting job to a fast-paced scheme known for putting up big numbers.
"Anytime you're making a transition like this . you want to make sure you get it right," Harris said, "just because this is the last go-around."
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina was supposed to be settled at quarterback with Mitch Trubisky entering his second season as a starter while younger passers prepared in the background.
Instead, the Tar Heels are sorting through their depth chart as they exit spring practices.