Video: Larry Fedora's Post-FSU Locker Room SpeechNorth Carolina coach Larry Fedora had a message for his Tar Heel football team following UNC's 37-35 victory over Florida State in Tallahassee on Saturday.
Video: North Carolina’s Kicker Trolls FSU With ‘Tomahawk Chop’ After Nailing 54-Yard Game-WinnerNorth Carolina pulled off a huge upset over Florida State on Saturday, and it took one heck of a kick to make it happen. Nick Weiler, who had a PAT blocked in the final period (which could have doomed the Tar Heels) got redemption by hitting a 54-yard field goal as time expired. UNC emerged with a 37-35 victory to hand FSU its second loss of the season. (College Spun)
Former walk-on Cole Holcomb of New Smyrna Beach helps Carolina upset FSUJack Holcomb was loving life as he waited for his son outside the visiting North Carolina locker room Saturday beneath the seats at Doak Campbell Stadium. He was whooping and hollering and carrying on among the Holcomb friends and family members after his son and Tar Heels' linebacker Cole Holcomb helped Carolina knock off No. 12 FSU 37-35. (Orlando Sentinel)
Larry Fedora Post-Florida State QuotesLarry Fedora: “Heck of a ball game, I don’t know what else to say. It’s just a heck of a ball game. This team, again, continues to show how much grit they have. They care tremendously for each other, they play for something other than themselves, they play for each other. As long as we have that in this team we have a chance every single week.” (Inside Carolina)
Video: Jimbo Fisher Post-UNC Press ConferenceFlorida State football coach Jimbo Fisher meets with the media to discuss the Seminoles' 37-35 last-second loss to the Tar Heels in Tallahassee on Saturday. (Tallahassee Democrat)
“The Kick”: Weiler’s 54-Yard FG Gives UNC Football Upset Win at No. 12 Florida StateFor the second straight week Larry Fedora and the UNC football team needed a miracle, and for the second straight week they got one. Nick Weiler’s 54-yard field goal as time expired gave the Tar Heels a 37-35 victory over No. 12 Florida State, as Fedora earned perhaps his most important win as a head coach. Not since 2001 had UNC defeated a top-15 team on the road. (Chapelboro.com)
Kick in the gut - 54-yard field goal on final play beats Florida StateNick Weiler, who had never attempted a kick of 50 yards or longer until Saturday, drilled it through the uprights and straight through the collective hearts of the Seminoles, who have now lost all hope of contending for a national championship, or even the ACC Atlantic Division. The kick, 5 yards longer than Weiler’s career-best, gave UNC a 37-35 victory over 12th-ranked FSU. (Florida Times-Union)
ICTV: UNC Kicker Nick Weiler Discusses Game-Winner Over FSUWith four seconds left, the game fell on North Carolina kicker Nick Weiler's shoulders. And he delivered. Weiler's 54-yard field goal as time expired gave North Carolina the 37-35 win over Florida State. It was the second-longest kick in program history, but none have been more memorable. (Inside Carolina)
UNC kicker Nick Weiler does tomahawk chop after winning field goalNorth Carolina kicker Nick Weiler pulled off an ultimate boss move after booting a 54-yard field goal to beat Florida State on Saturday. UNC was down 35-34 after Florida State drove and score a touchdown to take the lead with just 23 seconds left. It appeared at that point that the Seminoles would win, but Weiler had other ideas. (Larry Brown Sports)
Turner's Take: Here's the KickerNick Weiler didn't have time to reflect on his career when he lined up, but he would after the game. "It's been a heck of a journey," he said. "Coach Fedora always talks about having grit and fighting though adversity with keeping your mind on the goal in the distance and through adversity, so those missed kicks probably made me stronger, made me a better kicker today." (GoHeels.com)
UNC-Florida State Postgame NotesUNC place-kicker Nick Weiler booted a career-long 54-yard field goal to send Carolina to a 37-35 win over No. 12 Florida State. Weiler’s 54-yard field goal equaled the second-longest in UNC history. Only Dan Orner’s 55-yard field goal in 2002 vs. Syracuse was longer. Wide receiver Mack Hollins recorded his 20th career receiving touchdown which ranks third all-time at UNC. (GoHeels.com)
Video: Larry Fedora Post-FSU InterviewNorth Carolina football coach Larry Fedora speaks with Jones Angell after the Tar Heels' dramatic victory over Florida State on October 1, 2016.
Tar Heels charmed season continues with last-second FG to beat Florida StateThere were various reasons to doubt the North Carolina Tar Heels’ ability to leave Tallahassee with a win. Pick one: Florida State’s 22-game home winning streak, Dalvin Cook facing the 118th-ranked rushing defense or North Carolina looking vulnerable the previous week against Pittsburgh. Then the magic happened — again. (FOX Sports)
Video: Tar Heels Edge No. 12 FSU 37-35 on Last-Second FG - HighlightsMitch Trubisky was responsible for four total touchdowns, Ryan Switzer racked up 158 yards receiving, and Nick Weiler nailed a 54-yard field goal as time expired to give Carolina the 37-35 win over #12 Florida State on October 1, 2016.
Video: Larry Fedora Post-Florida State Press ConferenceNorth Carolina head coach Larry Fedora speaks with the media following the Tar Heels' 37-35 last-second upset win over Florida State in Tallahassee on Saturday.
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