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DeCock: Sack-happy Tar Heels enjoy defensive resurgence

Someone is going to have to explain how getting Giovani Bernard back made the North Carolina defense so much better. The Tar Heels recorded seven sacks -- six in the second half, five in the third quarter, one forcing a fumble in the shadow of the goal line -- as they pitched a second-half shutout, turning a four-point halftime lead into a 27-6 win over East Carolina. (Raleigh News & Observer)

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