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Tate's Tar Heels career over after MRI reveals torn ACL and MCL

Updated: October 13, 2008, 1:30 PM ET
Associated Press

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- North Carolina receiver Brandon Tate is out for the season because of a knee injury, ending his college career and leaving the No. 18 Tar Heels without a big-play threat and kick returner.

Coach Butch Davis said Monday that an MRI on Sunday night confirmed an earlier diagnosis of torn anterior cruciate and medial collateral ligaments.

"You never know until you get the X-rays and MRIs," Davis said.

Tate injured his right knee while returning a punt ...

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