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Botched Call Clouds Title Game

Nick Weiler’s onside kick with UNC trailing Clemson by 8 points in the final two minutes was secured by walk-on Hunter Crafford, which would have given Larry Fedora a short field with three timeouts at his disposal. Instead, the ACC officiating crew flagged UNC for an offsides penalty, negating the change in possession. The only problem was that the call was wrong. (Inside Carolina)

Tar Heels show signature spirit in ACC title game loss

North Carolina’s 45-37 loss to No. 1 Clemson in the ACC Championship Game meant the No. 10 Tar Heels fell short of pulling the upset. Larry Fedora said his players felt like a win by the Tigers (13-0) would be the upset despite the rankings heading into the top-10 matchup, but the coach admitted that very simply, the best team won the conference title game. (WRAL Sports Fan)

Turner's Take: Isn't Going To Change

“It isn't going to change,” said Larry Fedora when asked about the offside call on an onside kick attempt that UNC recovered with 67 seconds on the clock. The call meant the Tar Heels had to kick again, and Clemson recovered the ensuing try. A first down later, the Tigers were ACC champions. The consensus among those watching around the country was that the call was missed. (GoHeels.com)

UNC-Clemson Postgame Notes

Larry Fedora is now 32-19 in four seasons at UNC. The Tar Heels are 16-7-2 in games played in Charlotte, including a 3-5 record in Bank of America Stadium. Marquise Williams broke his own single-season UNC record for rushing yards by a quarterback. He set the record in 2014 with 788 yards. He rushed for 81 yards Saturday to set the new standard with 867 yards. (Carolina Blue)

UNC Gashed on the Ground by Clemson

For 12 games this season, the North Carolina defense bent against the run, but didn’t break. In the second half of UNC’s 45-37 ACC Championship Game loss to Clemson, the defense finally snapped. The Tigers gashed the Tar Heels on the ground for 319 yards, including 170 by sophomore running back Wayne Gallman in the second half. (Inside Carolina)

Larry Fedora Post-Clemson Quotes

Larry Fedora: "Clemson was the better team tonight, and they did a heck of a job. Our guys fought all the way to the end and felt like we were in it all the way to the end, and proud of the way we played.” Any comment about the offside call that was made on the onside kick? “I had a chance to look at it, and they missed it. They were wrong. That's all I'm going to say about it. They were wrong.” (Inside Carolina)

Tar Heels Have Come So Far But Not Quite Far Enough

Clemson is the #1 team in the country. Before delving into any deep analysis of this game, that is a point that must be factored into the mix. After all, the game is not played in a vacuum and players don't necessarily struggle of their own volition. The other team has something to do with what happens and that was certainly the case Saturday night in UNC's 45-37 loss to Clemson. (Tar Heel Blog)

What the loss means for North Carolina

After holding out hope for a playoff spot with an upset win over Clemson, North Carolina will most likely settle for a spot in the Russell Athletic Bowl, if Florida State and Notre Dame are chosen for New Year’s Six games. But that should not diminish what the Tar Heels accomplished this season. They ran off a school-record 11 straight wins before losing on Saturday night. (ESPN.com)

Video: Larry Fedora, Marquise Williams Post-Clemson Press Conference

North Carolina coach Larry Fedora and QB Marquise Williams field questions from the media following the ACC Championship game. View Video...

Clemson defeats Tar Heels to claim ACC championship 37-45

Clemson is the ACC Champion - crowned after a 45-37 win over North Carolina that didn't seem as close as the final score, until some late game onside kick drama. More on that in a bit. The fun story to tell would've been one of redemption and victory for Marquise Williams. That would've been the fun story. The real story was unfortunately less magical. (ABC 11)

Video: UNC Falls to Clemson in ACC Championship, 37-45 - Highlights

Despite a valiant comeback effort, the #10 Tar Heels came up short against the #1 Clemson Tigers in the 2015 ACC Championship game. View Video...

Lucas: Rapid Reactions - Clemson

The amazing thing about UNC’s 45-37 loss to Clemson in the ACC championship game was how close it was, all factors considered. The Tar Heel defense gave up two scoring drives of more than 95 yards. Marquise Williams did not have a vintage day. There were two special teams miscues. And with all that, UNC was one onside kick recovery away from having a chance to tie the game. (GoHeels.com)

Video: Ryan Switzer Scores a Pair of TDs vs. Clemson

Ryan Switzer caught just three passes on the night, but he finds the endzone on these two plays against Clemson in the ACC Championship on December 5, 2015. View Video...

No. 1 Clemson beats UNC 45-37 for ACC title, playoff spot

Deshaun Watson threw for 289 yards and three touchdowns and ran for two scores, and No. 1 Clemson captured the ACC championship by holding off eighth-ranked North Carolina 45-37 on Saturday. Watson's 420 total yards and five total touchdowns set ACC championship game records and assures the Tigers a spot in the College Football Playoff. It didn't come without some suspense. (Associated Press)

Video: T.J. Logan Scores 1st Career TD Catch vs. Clemson

Facing pressure in the pocket, QB Marquise Williams scrambles before finding T.J. Logan in the flat, who takes it 46 yards to the endzone against Clemson in the ACC Championship on December 5, 2015. View Video...

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