CHAPEL HILL A walk-on football player at North Carolina was arrested early Sunday and charged with felony assault.
Chapel Hill police arrested Nicholas Apostolos Weiler, 18, after an officer reported he saw Weiler punch a victim in the face, according to the arrest report. Weiler was arrested at 2:57 a.m. at 150 East Rosemary St.
Weiler is a freshman punter. He is a non-scholarship player who hasnt played this season.
Police charged Weiler with felony assault afflicting injury and four misdemeanors: simple assault, resisting arrest, underage possession of alcohol and possession of a fake ID.
According to the arrest report, the Weiler fled on foot after police approached him. Weiler previously had assaulted another victim, police said, and was consuming alcohol. Police said he possessed a fraudulent Pennsylvania ID.
Kevin Best, a North Carolina athletics department spokesman, said Weiler has been suspended indefinitely from all team-related activities.
Georgia: Mark Richt is not confirming expectations the No. 5 Bulldogs finally will be at full strength this week against Tennessee.
Georgia has won its first four games, including Saturday nights 48-3 rout of Vanderbilt, with All-America safety Bacarri Rambo and starting linebacker Alec Ogletree serving suspensions.
Richt has never clarified how long the suspensions will last. On Sunday he continued his weekly ritual of not updating the status of the two defensive stars.
Notre Dame: Coach Brian Kelly is counting on sophomore quarterback Everett Golson to lead the offense for the 10th-ranked Fighting Irish despite having to turn to last years starter, Tommy Rees, twice this season to bail him out.
Kelly lists Golson as the primary reason he believes the Irish (4-0), who are 96th in the nation in total offense at 351 yards a game, will get better.
Its going to really center around the quarterback play. Everett is going to continue to work hard and get better, Kelly said Sunday.
Old Dominion: Quarterback Taylor Henicke smashed NCAA Division I records by throwing for 730 yards, completing 55 of 79 attempts without being intercepted and led the Monarchs (4-0) back from a 23-point, third-quarter deficit to a 64-61 victory against New Hampshire.
South Carolina: Coach Steve Spurrier refused to take questions for a second straight session with the media, doubling up on the trend he began during Saturdays postgame session after the sixth-ranked Gamecocks defeated Missouri 31-10.