Heels clinch Coastal, Fedora 'dabs'Larry dabbed on 'em. North Carolina clinched the ACC Coastal Division Saturday with a 30-27 overtime victory at Virginia Tech, so head coach Larry Fedora did what all the cool kids are doing these days: He busted out the "Dab." (WRAL Sports Fan)
Turner's Take: Finding A WayUNC moved to 10-1 on the year and 7-0 in ACC play, setting up a date with Clemson in the conference championship game on December 5. The Tar Heels have checked the ‘Coastal Champs’ box and now look to do the same to the box next to ‘State Champs’ with a trip to NC State next weekend. This game was not pretty, but it was a win, which brings me to the last portion of Fedora’s quote..." (GoHeels.com)
Davis: That's the kind of thing you dream about as a kid on the playground (video)UNC wide receiver Quinshad Davis says hauling in the game-winning touchdown pass in overtime against Virginia Tech was a wonderful feeling for him. (WRAL Sports Fan)
Hokies' best shot not quite good enough in house that Frank builtThe only comparable outpouring for a coach that I've witnessed was when UNC's Dean Smith eclipsed Adolph Rupp's career victories record in a 1997 NCAA tournament game in Winston-Salem, N.C. Those Tar Heels eventually carried Smith to the Final Four, an elite status these Hokies (5-6, 3-4 ACC) never approached. But that's OK. In fact, it's added to Frank Beamer's affection for this group. (Daily Press)
Tar Heels Clinch CoastalOn a historic day at Lane Stadium, No. 12 North Carolina made history of its own by clinching its first-ever Coastal Division title. It was a grind. There were hard hits, questionable play calls and coaching decisions, a plethora of punts and penalties, and ACC referee Ron Cherry, for good measure. It was a fitting conclusion to a decade-long quest rife with disappointment and turmoil. (Inside Carolina)
Video: UNC Locker Room Trophy Presentation for ACC Coastal Division TitleThe Tar Heels won their 1st-ever ACC Coastal Division Title and received their trophy in the locker room afterwards in this ACC Must See Moment. Chancellor Carol Folt tweeted out this video showing the Heels celebrating the accomplishment.
Video: Larry Fedora Post-Virginia Tech InterviewUNC head coach Larry Fedora discusses the win at Virginia Tech, the honor of being present for Frank Beamer's final home game, and winning the ACC Coastal Division on November 21, 2015.
Williams: This can't happen to me twice, I can't have another South Carolina (video)UNC quarterback Marquise Williams says he wanted to put the team on his back in overtime, as he was determined to not let the game slip away on account of his mistakes. (WRAL Sports Fan)
Video: Quinshad Davis' Game-Winning TD vs. Virginia TechQuinshad Davis beats his man on the fade route to score the game-winning touchdown for the Tar Heels in overtime. Carolina tops the Hokies, 30-27 and clinches the ACC Coastal Division on November 21, 2015.
Larry Fedora Post-Virginia Tech Press Conference Quotes & VideoLarry Fedora's opening comments: “I’ve got to give credit to Virginia Tech and the way their guys battled. They played with unbelievable effort. It’s kind of bittersweet because I have such great respect for Frank Beamer and what he’s meant to college football and obviously what he’s meant to Virginia Tech football. I was honored to be on the field with him today. I really was. He’s a tremendous man.” (Inside Carolina)
"It was nuts...I will never forget this day"In thrilling fashion UNC pulled out the win in overtime to clinch the ACC Coastal Division and move to 10-1 and undefeated in the ACC. "We came out with the win and that's the best feeling ever," Marquise Williams said after the game. "We are 10-1, we are going to the ACC Championship. It's special." Williams detailed the play that Tar Heel fans will remember for a long time. (Carolina Blue)
Tar Heels win in overtime, clinch spot in ACC title gameUNC’s Quinshad Davis caught a 5-yard pass from Marquise Williams in overtime as the No. 12 Tar Heels defeated Virginia Tech 30-27 on Saturday at Lane Stadium to reserve a spot in the ACC championship game. The Tar Heels will meet top-ranked Clemson on Dec. 5 at Charlotte’s Bank of America Stadium after next weekend’s regular-season finale at NC State. (Burlington Times News)
ICTV Postgame: UNC's Celebration After Beating Virginia TechNorth Carolina's No. 1 goal this season was the win the Coastal Division title. And Saturday afternoon against Virginia Tech they did just that. Watch the Tar Heels celebrate the final play and sing the alma mater. (Inside Carolina)
Video: Lawrence Taylor Led UNC To Last ACC Title in 1980UNC's Lawrence Taylor helped lead the Tar Heels to their last ACC football title in 1980. The Tar Heels will face Clemson in Carolina's first appearance the ACC Football Championship Game.
Video: UNC Edges Virginia Tech in OT for Coastal Title - HighlightsQuinshad Davis scored the game-winning touchdown in overtime as the Tar Heels topped Virginia Tech 30-27 and clinched the ACC Coastal Division title on November 21, 2015.
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