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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...

ACC Championship Recap: Clemson 45, UNC 37

There isn't much beauty to be found in UNC's numbers. Marquise Williams was inaccurate all night finishing 11-33 for 224 yards, three touchdowns and one interception. The senior quarterback led UNC with 81 yards rushing, with Elijah Hood account for 65 yards. UNC falls to 11-2 and will await its bowl bid which is likely to be the Russell Athletic Bowl in Orlando. (Tar Heel Blog)

Box Score: Clemson 45, North Carolina 37

View the complete box score from North Carolina's 45-37 loss to Clemson in the ACC Championship game. (View Box Score)

UNC WR Ryan Switzer honors James Conner, diagnosed with cancer, on shoes

Pitt running back James Conner is well-liked and well-respected among players in the ACC. At the ACC Football Kickoff in July, Conner was a guy who clearly had the respect of his peers....That's why it wasn't suprising to see North Carolina wide receiver Ryan Switzer honoring Conner for Saturday night's ACC Championship Game against Clemson. (CBS Sports)

Larry Fedora's Contract Includes Significant Raise

North Carolina head coach Larry Fedora’s new seven-year contract has a total compensation package worth more than $3 million annually and will move him into the top-25 nationally in coaching salaries, according to a source familiar with the deal. UNC announced the new contract, which runs through the end of the 2022 season, on Saturday. (Inside Carolina)

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