UNC offensive lineman to miss season


CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — University of North Carolina senior offensive lineman John Ferranto had surgery on Wednesday to repair a torn left pectoral muscle. The surgery was performed at UNC Hospitals by Dr. Alex Creighton. Ferranto suffered the injury during training workouts on Monday. Recovery time is expected to be six months.

A native of Burlington, N.J., Ferranto has played in 37 games and made 17 career starts.