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Dwight Jones reinstated for bowl game

Updated: December 21, 2011, 2:09 PM ET
Associated Press

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- North Carolina Tar Heels receiver Dwight Jones has been reinstated and will play in the AdvoCare V100 Independence Bowl.

Interim coach Everett Withers said before practice Wednesday that the NCAA cleared Jones to play Dec. 26 against Missouri in Shreveport, La.

The move came one day after the school declared Jones ineligible and applied to the NCAA for reinstatement following a secondary violation in which the senior allowed his name and photo to be used ...

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