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Georgia Tech Football: Film Preview - North Carolina

For this game, I watched film of UNC's loss to South Carolina. This game was a curiously low-scoring affair, but UNC was still able to have some success moving the ball down the field. Given their schedule so far, it's tough to really determine where the Tar Heels are right now. (From The Rumble Seat)

Eric Ebron has matured into role as Lions tight end

Eric Ebron is more mature now, more professional now. He’ll admit that up front. He learned during his rookie year, understood there was more to the NFL than playing with natural ability and hoping everything falls into place. The Detroit Lions tight end had to work, something that motivated him this offseason. (ESPN.com)

For Georgia Tech, Injuries are the One Problem Nobody's Talking About

The state of the team's health isn't a secret right now -- Georgia Tech is already missing 5 players for the season, and will be missing at least 5 more when it lines up for Saturday's game against North Carolina. Even worse, basically all of those players missing are all difference-makers. (From The Rumble Seat)

Tar Heels put focus on more than quarterback role

It’s easy to be distracted by UNC’s quarterback situation going into Saturday’s game at Georgia Tech. But in order to be successful in the ACC opener, the Tar Heels know some upgrades on defense compared to recent outings against the Yellow Jackets would be wise as well. Even while winning a year ago, the Tar Heels struggled to contain Georgia Tech’s offense. (Burlington Times News)

The Classic “Williams-Trubisky” Debate Heads to Atlanta

Mitch Trubisky posted career-best numbers when he came off the bench against Delaware last week, completing 17 of 20 passes for 312 yards and four touchdowns—leading the team to a 41-14 blowout. With UNC all set for its ACC opener against Georgia Tech this weekend, Larry Fedora has been forced to respond about his latest quarterback controversy. (Chapelboro.com)

UNC vs Georgia Tech Preview

Two Coastal Division competitors do battle Saturday as the Tar Heels of North Carolina travel to Atlanta to face the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. As conference play gets underway, both squads have a lot to prove this week. Georgia Tech is coming off two losses after being named the preseason favorite to win the Coastal Division. (Carolina Blue)

Preview: Q&A with Georgia Tech beat writer

After two losses, the matchup against the Tar Heels because almost a must win for Georgia Tech. UNC heads down to Atlanta for their first ACC contest looking to make a statement and prove the 2015 team is legit. To get the complete low-down on the Yellow Jackets, CarolinaBlue spoke with Atlanta-Journal Constitution Georgia Tech football beat writer Ken Sugiura to get added insight on the team, the triple option offense, the Rambling Wreck defense, and the general sentiment surrounding the program. (Carolina Blue)

Countdown to Kickoff: UNC vs. Georgia Tech

North Carolina’s potential path to its first-ever Coastal Division crown and accompanying ACC championship game appearance begins in Atlanta on Saturday. The Yellow Jackets have lost five running backs to injury dating back to spring practice, including senior A-back Broderick Snoddy, who was listed as out for Saturday’s game in the school’s injury report on Thursday. (Inside Carolina)

Tar Heels Visit Atlanta For ACC Opener

North Carolina plays its first ACC game of the season when the Tar Heels travel to Atlanta to face Georgia Tech. It’s the first road game for UNC, which plays just three regular-season games outside the state this year. Saturday’s game will kickoff at 3:30 p.m. and will be televised by ESPNU. UNC is coming off a 41-14 win over Delaware, while the Yellow Jackets fell to Duke 34-20 in Durham. (GoHeels.com)

Video: Shak Rashad - UNC Days Almost Over

North Carolina senior linebacker Shakeel Rashad looks back at his four years as a football player and a student. View Video...

Georgia Tech looks to regroup against North Carolina

Georgia Tech will try to recover from two straight losses and regain offensive momentum on Saturday when it plays North Carolina, which will try to show that recent signs of defensive improvement are no mirage. The challenge for Georgia Tech is to return to form without injured running backs Broderick Snoddy, the team's leading rusher, and Qua Searcy. (Associated Press)

Gio Bernard's most important work vs. Chiefs will be without the ball

Giovani Bernard has made his share of game-breaking plays with the ball in his hands at the start of this season. But when Bernard's Cincinnati Bengals host the Kansas City Chiefs and their lineup of aggressive pass-rushing linebackers Sunday, Bernard's biggest asset may be what he does when the ball isn't in his hands. (ESPN.com)

Uniforms Set for GT

UNC has revealed their uniform for Saturday. Going all Carolina blue with the white helmet, even calling the combo "Blue Fire." The Heels will travel to Atlanta to take on Georgia Tech at 3:30 on ESPNU. (Carolina Blue)

Tale of the Tape: UNC-Georgia Tech

UNC's greatest defensive weakness will be going against Georgia Tech's greatest offensive strength. The Tar Heels are presently 104th in rushing yards per play allowed facing a Yellow Jacket team that is ninth in rushing yards per play. One caveat is Georgia Tech hasn't been great against Power 5 schools, averaging 3.6 yards rushing against Notre Dame and Duke. (Tar Heel Blog)

UNC Football Preview: Georgia Tech’s Triple Option Always a Test

For the first time during Head Coach Larry Fedora’s four-year tenure, the UNC Football team is 3-1 after its first four games. This week the Tar Heels take on Georgia Tech in Atlanta—a place they have not won since 1997. To come away with the victory, UNC will have to show improvement in its run defense—which ranks 113th in the nation–against Tech’s triple-option offensive system. (Chapelboro.com)

Football Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 23
Stanford: 25
Fri, Dec 30 Box Score

Upcoming Games:
UNC vs. Cal
Sat, Sep 2, TBD

UNC vs. Louisville
Sat, Sep 9, TBD

UNC @ Old Dominion
Sat, Sep 16, TBD

Full UNC Football Schedule

Radio Affiliates

ACC Football Standings
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
Boston College2-67-6

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