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Wired for Sound: Zach Brown

In this edition of Wired for Sound, we mic'd up Buffalo Bills linebacker Zach Brown in the Bills' win against the New England Patriots. (Buffalo Bills)

UNC, Trubisky focused on being 'brilliant in the basics'

The Tar Heels dug deep against Pittsburgh and Florida State, winning in thrilling fashion when hope seemed to be slipping away. Fans may see these drives and plays at the game's end and view them as extraordinary feats. UNC head coach Larry Fedora said the team hasn't done anything out of the ordinary--they just do the simple things well. (Carolina Blue)

Nick Weiler creates a buzz with chop-and-run celebration at FSU

North Carolina kicker Nick Weiler is enjoying an extra bit of notoriety this week. Weiler kicked a 54-yard field goal as time expired to help the Tar Heels win at Florida State 37-35 over the weekend, then drew plenty of attention with his celebration of running wildly around the field while doing FSU's tomahawk chop. (Associated Press)

No. 17 Tar Heels carrying momentum from 2 last-second wins

The No. 17 Tar Heels have won their past two games with scores in the last 5 seconds, marking the fifth time in three seasons that they've erased a deficit and won a game with a final-minute score. It's a confidence-building run of success entering Saturday's visit from No. 25 Virginia Tech in a key matchup for the Tar Heels in their bid to repeat as the ACC's Coastal Division champion. (Associated Press)

Mitch Trubisky Named To National QB Lists Again

For the second straight week, UNC quarterback Mitch Trubisky was named to a pair of national quarterback lists. The Mentor, Ohio, junior was named to the Davey O'Brien "Great 8" list as well as earning a spot among the Manning Award's eight Stars of the Week. Trubisky completed 31 of 38 passes for 405 yards in a 37-35 win at No. 12 Florida State. (GoHeels.com)

Athlon's College Football Week 5 Awards

Unsung Hero of the Week: Mitch Trubisky, QB, North Carolina - Trubisky has been on fire during UNC’s four-game winning streak, including a stellar performance in Saturday’s 37-35 victory over Florida State. The junior torched the Seminoles for 405 yards and three scores and guided the offense in position for a game-winning field goal as time expired. (Athlon Sports)

Larry Fedora Pre-Virginia Tech Press Conference Notes

Larry Fedora spoke with the media Monday following UNC's 37-35 win over Florida State and before the No. 17 Tar Heels host No. 25 Virginia Tech in Kenan Stadium on Saturday. Fedora says holding Florida State to 14 points for the first three quarters was something no other team has done. Will Elijah Hood be a full-go on Saturday? "I expect him to be." (Carolina Blue)

Video: Larry Fedora Monday Pre-Virginia Tech Press Conference

North Carolina football coach Larry Fedora met with the media Monday for his weekly press conference at the Kenan Football Center to discuss last Saturday's game against Florida State and the upcoming game against Virginia Tech. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Video: UNC Football - All-Access at Florida State

Go inside North Carolina's signature win in Tallahassee as the Tar Heels snap the Seminoles' 22-game home winning streak with a last-second 54-yard field goal. Read More...

Chansky’s Notebook: Pass The Smelling Salt

Okay, heart-stopping Heels, enough with the drama. What moniker do you want to give North Carolina’s football team that is literally taking our breath away? Beating Pitt with two seconds left on the clock and stunning Florida State on a long field goal as time ran out? Two reasons why this madness has to end. Now. (Chapelboro.com)

Jackson UNC's Latest Letterman Father-Son Combo

There have been notable second-generation Lettermen make a mark on Tar Heel football. Now there’s another chapter brewing. Thomas Jackson, a sophomore receiver, scored UNC’s fifth touchdown Saturday on a 34-yard pass play in the Tar Heels’ 37-35 win at Florida State. Jackson is the youngest of three sons of David Jackson Jr. (1968-69). Both Jacksons are No. 48. (UNC Lettermen)

Ryan Switzer, Nick Weiler Receive ACC Player of the Week Honors

North Carolina senior Ryan Switzer was named the ACC Receiver of the Week for the second consecutive week after making 14 receptions in the Tar Heels’ 37-35 victory at No. 12 Florida State. Placekicker Nick Weiler, who connected on a 54-yard field goal as time expired to lift UNC to the win, earned Specialist of the Week accolades. (The ACC)

Five With Fedora: Florida State Game

Larry Fedora: "I don’t know if people can really understand what it’s like to go on the road in a hostile environment against a team that has won 22 games in a row at home. Winning down there is not easy to do. To do it in the fashion that we did it, to be in control of the game, then get behind and then come back and win it, it just says so much about these kids" (GoHeels.com)

Go Heels, Go America: A weekend of coaching A grades

Larry Fedora, UNC, A: And it would probably would have been an A even if Nick Weiler had missed the game-winning 54-yard field goal. The 37-35 win at Florida State was Fedora’s best at UNC and was even more impressive in that the Tar Heels were able to race off to a 21-0 lead on day when the Seminoles were in a must-win situation on their home turf. (WRAL Sports Fan)

Mitch's Trubisky's efficient production

Five games in and North Carolina quarterback Mitch Trubisky is playing at an incredibly high level. His numbers are from a video game. He has all the characteristics one wants from a quarterback: steely confidence, calm and collected demeanor, a precise and strong arm, complete knowledge of the offense, and elite football acumen. (Carolina Blue)

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ACC Football Standings
Coastal DivisionACCOverall
(13) Miami7-210-3
(24) Virginia Tech5-39-4
Georgia Tech4-45-6
Pittsburgh3-55-7
Virginia3-56-7
Duke3-57-6
North Carolina1-73-9

Atlantic DivisionACCOverall
(4) Clemson8-112-2
(23) NC State6-29-4
Wake Forest4-48-5
Boston College4-47-6
Louisville4-48-5
Florida State3-57-6
Syracuse2-64-8


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