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North Carolina prospects face questions

Updated: October 13, 2010, 5:26 PM ET
By Kevin Weidl

Scouts and NFL front offices have kept a close eye on the situation at North Carolina, where a number of players have been implicated in agent-related and academic investigations, and the news that three top prospects will miss the season will have teams looking closely into their character.

DE Robert Quinn, DT Marvin Austin and WR Greg Little were among the players kept off the field as the NCAA probes progressed, and we now know that Austin has been dismissed from the team and Quinn and Little have been ruled permanently ineligible by the governing body.

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