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Box Score: North Carolina 35, Virginia 14

View the complete box score from North Carolina's 35-14 ACC Coastal division win over the Virginia Cavaliers on Saturday in Charlottesville. (View Box Score)

Chase Rice Really Gets Into Watching Football Games

Now that fall is here and football is back on television more nights out of the week than not, Chase Rice is going to have to schedule out time on the road to catch games of his favorite sport. But for a former player like Rice himself, it’s not exactly relaxing to watch a football matchup in his spare time. (Sounds Like Nashville)

The depth of the Tar Heel defense

In preparation for the Virginia game, defensive coordinator Gene Chizik said that the defense has the depth to match the success that the Tar Heel offense has shown throughout the season. Chizik named a number of key players that will be the key to the team’s defensive improvement, citing four who have or will be playing big roles as the season continues. (Carolina Blue)

Video: UNC-Virginia Pregame Motivational

Watch the same motivational video the Tar Heel football team watched prior to kickoff as North Carolina prepares to take on Virginia in Charlottesville on Saturday. View Video...

Latest CBS mock draft has Mitch Trubisky going number 4 overall to Chicago

Mitch Trubisky makes smart, poised decisions from the pocket and delivers with outstanding ball placement, currently among the FBS leaders with a 71 completion percentage on the season. His downfield passes are still a work in progress, but he has outstanding chemistry with his targets, allowing them to catch the ball in stride and create. (CBS Sports)

Tar Heels take on former ECU quarterback, coach at Virginia

Much has changed for both Kurt Benkert and the Tar Heels since that afternoon at ECU's Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium. UNC has developed into a nationally ranked team that holds down the No. 22 spot in the AP poll, while Benkert is now the starting quarterback at Virginia. The two meet again today when UNC plays the Cavaliers in Charlottesville. (Fayetteville Observer)

Virginia Football Game Preview: North Carolina

Virginia football games this season have increasingly become high-scoring affairs. In five of the six games, one team produced at least 34 points, while three games saw both teams reach 26 points or more. Over the last three, 214 points dizzied the scoreboard, an average of 71.3 points per game. Three yards and a cloud of dust? Nope. (The Sabre)

Get to know the Virginia Cavaliers

The No. 22 ranked North Carolina Tar Heels will renew the South's Oldest Rivalry as they take on the Virginia Cavaliers in Charlottesville Saturday. North Carolina won last year's contest 26-13 in Kenan Stadium, which marked the team's sixth-straight win against Virginia. Let's take a look at what Virginia offers in all three phases. (Carolina Blue)

Visit from North Carolina has UVa hoping to regain home magic

If there is one thing football coach Larry Fedora has learned in his six straight victories over Virginia, it’s that no deficit is insurmountable against the Cavaliers. Four of those victories have come during Fedora’s tenure at North Carolina, which visits Charlottesville Saturday for a 3 p.m. kickoff at Scott Stadium. (Roanoke Times)

Stat Look: Mitch Trubisky will keep rolling

The Virginia Cavaliers pass defense has been below-average this season---allowing 270 passing yards per game (95th) on 7.7 yards-per-attempt (79th)---and has given up some big days to an average crop of opposing signal callers. This creates a dynamite matchup for North Carolina Tar Heels quarterback Mitch Trubisky. (Carolina Blue)

Cavaliers will have to be at their best to beat Tar Heels

Bronco Mendenhall said recently that even though his Virginia football team stands at 2-4 at the midway point of the season, he intends to be in a bowl game at the end of his first campaign in Charlottesville. It’s an admirable goal, and considering that some of his BYU teams started slow and finished strong, one can’t dismiss those possibilities. (Charlottesville Daily Progress)

North Carolina at Virginia: Matchup breakdowns

UNC’s Mitch Trubisky has only been intercepted twice this season, both picks coming in a rain-soaked game against Virginia Tech. UVa’s Kurt Benkert is still looking his first INT-free game this season. (Charlottesville Daily Progress)

Lots of opportunity for offense when No. 22 UNC visits Virginia

North Carolina has one of the ACC’s top passing attacks, led by a star at quarterback and wide receiver. But Tar Heels coach Larry Fedora scoffed at the notion that his offensive players were licking their chops as they watched film for U.Va.’s beleaguered secondary this week as the two teams prepared for today’s game at Scott Stadium in Charlottesville. (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

Chansky’s Notebook: Let’s Not Forget

It’s been 20 years since the heartbreak in ‘Hooville. With the Tar Heels going to Virginia on Saturday for a game they are favored to win, what better reminder of a having letdown than the infamous outcome 20 years ago in Scott Stadium, when Carolina had seemingly broken the long drought in Charlottesville? (Chapelboro.com)

Video: Tom Sheldon - Punter from Down Under

North Carolina freshman punter Tom Sheldon talks about coming to the United States, learning a whole new game, and more in this sit-down interview with Taylor Vippolis. View Video...

Football Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 35
Virginia: 14
Sat, Oct 22 Box Score

Upcoming Games:
UNC vs. Georgia Tech
Sat, Nov 5, TBD Tickets

UNC @ Duke
Thu, Nov 10, 7:30 ET ESPN Tickets

UNC vs. The Citadel
Sat, Nov 19, TBD Tickets

Full UNC Football Schedule

Radio Affiliates

ACC Football Scoreboard
Virginia Tech0
at Pittsburgh0
THU, OCT 27 7:00 PM ET
at Virginia0
SAT, OCT 29 12:00 PM ET
at Georgia Tech0
SAT, OCT 29 12:00 PM ET
Boston College0
at NC State0
SAT, OCT 29 12:30 PM ET
at Wake Forest0
SAT, OCT 29 3:30 PM ET
at Notre Dame0
SAT, OCT 29 3:30 PM ET
at Florida State0
SAT, OCT 29 8:00 PM ET
Live scores provided via data feed and may be delayed by a couple of minutes

ACC Football Standings
Coastal DivisionACCOverall
(21) North Carolina4-16-2
(25) Virginia Tech3-15-2
Georgia Tech1-34-3

Atlantic DivisionACCOverall
(3) Clemson4-07-0
(5) Louisville4-16-1
(12) Florida State2-25-2
Wake Forest2-25-2
NC State1-24-3
Boston College0-43-4

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