November 03, 2014

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) North Carolina has suspended junior tailback Romar Morris for the Nov. 15 game against Pittsburgh, a move that came after he was charged with driving while impaired.

The school says the suspension is for an unspecified violation of team rules. In a statement Monday, coach Larry Fedora said he hopes Morris ''will learn from his mistake'' and make better decisions.

UNC (4-5, 2-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) is off this week.

Chapel Hill police stopped the 22-year-old early Sunday for failing to stay in his lane and arrested him, according to arrest and incident reports. Morris was released to a sober person on a written promise to appear in court Nov. 13.

Morris is the team's fourth-leading rusher with 162 yards and four touchdowns. He has 17 catches for 146 yards.

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