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National praise after 11 straight wins

Following another North Carolina win, national college football analysts, media outlets, and former players all weighed in. The praise is at another level for the Tar Heels who haven't lost since September 3rd. (Carolina Blue)

How UNC Can Make The College Football Playoff

Didn’t think we’d be saying this after the South Carolina game, but here we are: there’s one week left until bowl selection time, and UNC still has a shot at the College Football Playoff. Carolina currently sits at no. 11 in both the AP and coaches’ polls – I’m writing this on Saturday night – but they’ll be in the top 10 when the new polls come out. (Chapelboro.com)

UNC's Historic Season by the Numbers

UNC's 11 game win streak is the longest in school history The 2015 team joins 1972, 1980 and 1997 as the only Tar Heel teams to win 11 games in a season. UNC has won eight games in ACC play, a new record. Through 12 games, UNC has scored 495 total points for an average of 41.25 points per game. Both are UNC records. (Tar Heel Blog)

Big-game hunters: Tar Heels race past rival Wolfpack, set course on next goal

UNC’s seniors will meet with their coaches today to reset the team’s goals, because Saturday’s 45-34 victory at NC State wrapped up the 11th-ranked Tar Heels’ 2-for-2 mark on season goals that were set in January. A momentum-gathering journey came to its apex with five touchdowns before Saturday’s game was 15 minutes old at Carter-Finley Stadium. (Burlington Times News)

Whipped at the start, Wolfpack can't come all the way back

The message from NC State coach Dave Doeren was the same as from a year earlier against North Carolina. The situation was flipped. “I kept telling them to keep playing the next play,” Doeren said. “Don’t look at the scoreboard. Last year, when we were up, I told them the same thing.” This time, a large deficit was too much to overcome in a 45-34 loss to the No. 11 Tar Heels. (Burlington Times News)

UNC cornerback T.J. Jiles arrested, charged with assault

A University of North Carolina football player was charged with assault Sunday morning in connection with an incident at a Raleigh nightclub. According to authorities, Tyreece (T.J.) Jiles was arrested at about 3 a.m. near the Mirage Night Club at 400 N. West St. in downtown Raleigh. Jiles, who is a senior cornerback for the Tar Heels, was being held on a $1,200 bond. (WRAL Sports Fan)

Former high school coaches remember Quincy Monk as great person, athlete

Quincy Monk will not only be remembered as a standout athlete at White Oak High, but for also what former coaches said was a positive outlook on life. Monk, a 1997 White Oak graduate and former University of North Carolina and NFL linebacker, died Tuesday due to an infection he suffered following surgery about a week ago. (Jacksonville Daily News)

Video: Larry Fedora Post-NC State Locker Room Speech

Larry Fedora spoke to his team after the Tar Heels won their 11th straight game, the first time ever in school history, and clinched the 'state championship' by beating N.C. State in Raleigh 45-34. View Video...

UNC in different State of mind after finishing special regular season in style

“It was 35-7 at the end of the first,” said UNC linebacker Jeff Schoettmer, who wrote the score down after last year’s game and has kept it on his nightstand ever since. “That’s a good metaphor for how we wanted to come out and make a statement to them. They were talking crap to us before the game and we wanted to make a statement that we’re not the same team we were last year.” (Wilmington Star News)

Turner's Take: Got Your Back

They've said it all season: 'Got your back.' The 2015 North Carolina Tar Heels have adopted that mantra, and it has carried them for the last 11 games, since the season-opening loss at South Carolina. From Kenan Stadium to Atlanta, from Pittsburgh to Blacksburg to Raleigh. Next weekend, it comes full circle. (GoHeels.com)

Win streak, perfect ACC record tees up Tar Heels' second chance to impress

An 11-game win streak later, North Carolina is undefeated in the ACC and in the ACC title game for the first time since its inception, with a chance to win its first ACC title since 1980. They locked that up last week with an overtime win at Virginia Tech, but this streak of winning has meant that they at least have a chance of getting into the elusive College Football Playoff top 4. (WRAL Sports Fan)

First quarter mountain too tough for Pack to climb

Dave Doeren regularly tells his team, “Don’t look at the mountain, just climb.” From the very first drive of NC State’s 45-34 loss to No. 11 North Carolina, his team had to heed that mantra. The Wolfpack (7-5, 3-5 ACC) gave up touchdowns on each of UNC’s (11-1, 8-0 ACC) first two drives to face a 14-0 hill to start its second possession. (WRAL Sports Fan)

Hood, Logan have big nights: "It's fun and it's working"

Elijah Hood is having one of those special seasons, rushing for 1,280 yards and the third-best single-season total in school history. "We were just pushing our agenda and playing our brand of football," The 6-foot, 220-pound running back said of UNC's win over NC State. "I think we were just able to take advantage of them physically this year." (Carolina Blue)

Tar Heels Roll Wolfpack; Win 11th Straight

For the past 327 days, UNC has focused on accomplishing its 2015 team goals: the ACC Coastal Division crown and the state title. With Saturday’s 45-34 win over N.C. State, both goals have been met. When the Tar Heels reconvene on Sunday at the Kenan Football Center, the conversation will shift into a new direction, one intent on establishing a third, more illustrious, goal. (Inside Carolina)

UNC beats NC State 45-34, wins 11th in a row

Carolina's big play, lightning strike offense overwhelmed the Pack D. A 28 play first quarter blizzard that yielded 35 points. When Elijah Hood (220 yards, 2 TDs) wasn't smashing his way into the secondary, T.J. Logan (100 yards) was gashing State, zipping his way to two long TD gallops. He was showcasing the electric ability we'd been long waiting to see from him at UNC. (ABC 11)

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Coastal DivisionACCOverall
(16) Virginia Tech6-310-4
North Carolina5-38-5
(20) Miami5-39-4
Georgia Tech4-49-4

Atlantic DivisionACCOverall
(1) Clemson8-114-1
(21) Louisville7-19-4
(8) Florida State5-310-3
NC State3-57-6
Wake Forest3-57-6
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