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Head-to-Head: UNC- N.C. State

In any game between two evenly-matched opponents like UNC and N. C. State, special teams play a crucial role in determining the outcome. Oddly enough, these two units are eerily similar – both programs possess a Lou Groza Award candidate (UNC's Connor Barth and NCSU's Steven Hauschka), a dangerous return man (UNC's Brandon Tate, NCSU's Darrell Blackman) and sketchy kickoff coverage units. (Inside Carolina)

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