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Video: UNC Players Post-Pitt Locker Room Interviews

North Carolina ended a six-game losing streak with a 34-31 win over Pittsburgh on Thursday night at Heinz Field, which also ended a one-year, four-day streak since the Tar Heels last defeated a Power 5 opponent. Anthony Ratliff-Williams, Nathan Elliott, Cole Holcomb, and Jordon Brown met with the media following the victory to discuss the team’s performance. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Video: Larry Fedora Post-Pitt Press Conference

North Carolina football coach Larry Fedora speaks with the media following the Tar Heels' 34-31 ACC road win over the Pittsburgh Panthers on Thursday night at Heinz Field. View Video...

Video: Pitt Coach Pat Narduzzi Post-UNC Press Conference

Pittsburgh football coach Pat Narduzzi speaks with the media following the Panthers' 34-31 loss to North Carolina on Thursday night at Heinz Field. View Video...

Ratliff-Williams Shines as UNC Defeats Pittsburgh, Picks Up First ACC Football Win of 2017

Tar Heel football fans can breathe a sigh of relief. UNC made sure it wouldn’t go the entire season without an ACC victory, as receiver Anthony Ratliff-Williams played a role in all four of the team’s touchdowns on Thursday in a 34-31 road win over the Pittsburgh Panthers. Ratliff-Williams sent a message right away when he returned the opening kickoff 98 yards for a score. (Chapelboro.com)

Video: North Carolina Topples Pitt, 34-31 - Highlights

Behind a big night from wide receiver Anthony Ratliff-Williams and a solid performance by quarterback Nathan Elliott, North Carolina got its first Atlantic Coast Conference win of 2017 with a 34-31 victory at Pitt. View Video...

Turner's Take: Lessons Learned

North Carolina walked out of Heinz Field victorious thanks to unlikely performances from unlikely performers. Anthony Ratliff-Williams returned the opening kickoff back 98 yards for a touchdown. He would score passing the ball and catching it as well. Quarterback Nathan Elliott started the first game of his college career and threw for 235 yards and two scores. (Argyle Report)

North Carolina upsets Pitt, 34-31

Even as the Tar Heels are headed for their worst football season in almost 30 years, they still refuse to lose to Pitt. The Panthers couldn’t finish off their second-half comeback, haunted by the early hole they dug for themselves on Thursday night under the lights, and remained winless against UNC since joining the ACC with a 34-31 defeat at Heinz Field. (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

UNC Football Secures First ACC Win

Anthony Ratliff-Williams finished with 195 all-purpose yards and two touchdowns to go along with his 35 passing yards and a touchdown. He’s thrown for two touchdowns in UNC’s last two games. Ratliff-Williams joined Penn State’s Saquon Barkley as the only players to return a kickoff for touchdown and throw a touchdown pass in the same game this season. (Inside Carolina)

Lucas: Rapid Reactions: UNC vs. Pittsburgh

What a credit to the players and coaches. While some have given up on the 2017 edition of UNC football, the Tar Heels went on the road and beat a Pitt team that had won two games in a row and appeared to be figuring it out. The 34-31 victory was a testament to the coaching staff keeping the team together and figuring out a way to put together a winning game plan. (GoHeels.com)

Ratliff-Williams stars as North Carolina trips up Pitt 34-31

Anthony Ratliff-Williams returned the opening kickoff for a touchdown, threw for another on a trick play and hauled in the go-ahead score midway through the fourth quarter to lift UNC to a 34-31 over Pittsburgh on Thursday. Ratliff-Williams accounted for 230 all-purpose yards for the Tar Heels, who ended a six-game losing streak by rallying repeatedly against the Panthers. (Associated Press)

Video: Anthony Ratliff-Willliams Does it All vs. Pitt

Anthony Ratliff-Williams returned the opening kickoff 98 yards for a touchdown, threw a 35-yard score, and snagged the go-ahead touchdown in the Tar Heels' 34-31 victory at Pitt on November 9, 2017. View Video...

Box Score: North Carolina 34, Pittsburgh 31

View the complete box score from the North Carolina Tar Heels' 34-31 Thursday night ACC road win over the Pittsburgh Panthers at Heinz Field. (View Box Score)

Key matchup: Pitt DB Damar Hamlin vs. North Carolina QB Not Mitch Trubisky

Nathan Elliott. Brandon Harris. Chazz Surratt. Not exactly a murderers’ row of quarterbacks, but as the Pitt coaching staff plans for struggling North Carolina, variety is the spice of preparation. And while the Tar Heels have used three different players under center this season, it’s who they don’t have there that might make the Panthers sleep a little easier this week. (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

Mitch Trubisky ready to roll: ‘I kind of feel like it’s a new season’

Mitch Trubisky’s preseason is over. The rookie quarterback’s four starts in place of Mike Glennon were in effect a challenging warm-up. After an open week to reflect on what he has done, what he has to do and how far he can go, Trubisky is eager to take the next step, which could be a significant one. “I’m pretty anxious and excited about this week,” Trubisky said. (Chicago Sun-Times)

Texans backup T.J. Yates getting some first-team reps

One week after rejoining the Texans, backup quarterback T.J. Yates is getting some snaps with the first-team. Starting quarterback Tom Savage struggled against the Indianapolis Colts. Although Texans coach Bill O'Brien said it wasn't abnormal for the backup to get some reps, this does raise a few eyebrows on whether there will be a quick hook for Savage. (Houston Chronicle)

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