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Harrelson Returns

After leaving the the team with the intention to transfer late in the 2011 season, Todd Harrelson has rejoined the Tar Heels under Larry Fedora.

The fifth year senior was moved from wide receiver to cornerback due to injuries in the secondary before the start of this past season.

The Chesapeake (Va.) Oscar Smith product saw very little playing time and after an indefinite suspension in September withdrew from the team in early November with the intention to transfer to another school closer to home.

After talking over the options with his family this past winter break, the 6-1, 195-pounder decided to take advantage of Larry Fedora's 'clean slate' opportunity and return to the football team.

Harrelson has also made the move back to wide receiver.

While he's only had a handful of catches during his career, his biggest was undoubtedly the 28-yard reception with just under 30 seconds remaining in regulation with UNC trailing Tennessee by three in the Music City Bowl. This catch set up one of the wildest finishes in recent college football memory and helped the Tar Heels to their only bowl win under Butch Davis.

And just like his move to defense was out of necessity, Harrelson will now be counted on to provide depth in Fedora's spread offense which routinely features as many as five wide receivers.

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