October 10, 2007

Backup talks a big game

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It's not often a backup player stands up at halftime of a game and starts talking to the entire offense, urging them on and encouraging them.

But that's exactly what happened last Saturday in North Carolina.

With the Canes down 27 points, backup quarterback Kirby Freeman wasn't about to sit quietly.

"I just don't like losing," he said. "Losing is not us. It's not like us to lose. I just asked them if they really believed we could come back and win the game.

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