Euwell to play for rest of 2010

Linwan Euwell has been cleared to play
football at North Carolina for the
rest of the season, but Kendric Burney has encountered a problem
that could keep him out past his
NCAA suspension point.

Euwell is a reserve junior defensive end and sat out North
Carolina’s first five games while his eligibility status was
determined by the
NCAA and school officials. He made
his season’s debut in last night’s game at Virginia.

He is the seventh North Carolina player cleared to play this
season after investigations into the program by the
NCAA for possible illegal contact
with an agent and a school investigation into academic

Burney, a starting senior cornerback, was scheduled to have his
six-game suspension end after the Virginia game. Dick Baddour, the
athletics director at UNC, said yesterday that Burney still has an
unresolved issue relating to the two investigations that could keep
him off the playing field indefinitely.

“I don’t know that I would term it a setback,” Baddour said
yesterday. “There have been multiple issues (with Burney). We’ve
been working on them for some time. We had hoped that all of those
issues would be resolved by this time, but that hasn’t happened,

Junior safety Brian Gupton will miss the rest of the season
because he is ineligible, Baddour said. Gupton hasn’t played all