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Video: UNC Football Pre-Virginia Tech Motivational Video

Watch the same pregame motivational video that the North Carolina football team watched prior to taking the field and winning the ACC Coastal Division title Saturday in Blacksburg. View Video...

Box Score: North Carolina 30, Virginia Tech 27 (OT)

View the complete box score from North Carolina's 30-27 overtime victory against Virginia Tech in Blacksburg that gave the Tar Heels the ACC Coastal Division Championship. (View Box Score)

The handshake: What might've been had Beamer come to Carolina

It was just a handshake. Frank Beamer was on his way out of town. He had slipped into Chapel Hill in November of 2000. The UNC football coaching job was coming open, and Beamer was the hottest candidate in the country. Carolina had tired of the Carl Torbush experiment, and the Tar Heels were going after Beamer and his entire staff. (Greensboro News & Record)

Texans quarterback T.J. Yates making final preparations to start Sunday

Texans backup quarterback T.J. Yates is in the middle of his final preparations for his first start since an AFC divisional-round playoff loss five years ago against the Baltimore Ravens. Yates has been able to run the first-team offense in practice all week, taking all of the snaps with the knowledge that starter Brian Hoyer wouldn’t be able to play due to a concussion that involved memory loss. (Houston Chronicle)

Heels, Hokies will go one-on-one

The final stop on Coach Frank Beamer’s farewell tour is a big one: the Hokies will play host to No. 12 North Carolina. Saturday afternoon is the final chance at a national spotlight for Beamer, Virginia Tech’s longtime head coach who two weeks ago announced he would resign at the end of the season. (Greensboro News & Record)

Tar Heels’ goal: Take care of business now, worry about disrespect later

Upstart programs such as UNC must first learn to walk before they’re able to make a serious run at playoff consideration. For the red hot Tar Heels, that means putting aside thoughts of national recognition and concentrating on the hurdles that still stand in their way closer to home. Starting with the ACC Coastal Division championship that’s within reach. (Wilmington Star News)

Tar Heels maintain mission on Beamer's big day

Virginia Tech head coach Frank Beamer is coaching his final game at Lane Stadium, a development a few weeks in the making since he announced his retirement. Yet the Tar Heels have plenty at stake as well. They can return home with their first Coastal Division title, and with that a spot in the ACC championship game. (Burlington Times News)

UNC vs Virginia Tech Preview

Virginia Tech defensive coordinator Bud Foster has his work cut out for him as he tries to contain a dominant UNC offense. Praised in the preseason, the VT defense has experienced success but has not to the level originally imagined. Foster's defense is ranked 22nd in the nation in total defense but will have to be running on all cylinders against UNC's potent offense. (Carolina Blue)

Former UNC assistant Blake Anderson succeeding as HC at Arkansas State

One of the biggest adjustments a first-time head football coach makes does not happen on the field. Often times, it is the never-ending tasks away from the gridiron. "I think the most surprising thing is how many things come across my desk that I had no idea were coming,” said Arkansas State head coach Blake Anderson who spent two years as an assistant at North Carolina. (WRAL Sports Fan)

No. 12 Tar Heels Head To Blacksburg Saturday

No. 12 North Carolina travels to Blacksburg for a Coastal Division matchup with Virginia Tech on Saturday at noon. With a win over the Hokies or a Pitt loss vs. Louisville, the Tar Heels would win the Coastal Division and earn a spot in the ACC Championship Game vs. No. 1 Clemson. UNC has won nine in a row and is 9-1 overall and 6-0 in league play. Virginia Tech is 5-5 overall and 3-3 in the ACC. (GoHeels.com)

Preview: UNC vs VT Q&A

Who are some Hokie offensive players that UNC fans should know? The key players for the Virginia Tech offense are Isaiah Ford, Bucky Hodges and Travon McMillian. Ford has been the top receiver for the Hokies each of the past two years and is having a stellar sophomore campaign with 49 catches for 661 yards and leads ACC receivers with 8 touchdowns. (Carolina Blue)

10 Underappreciated Coaching Jobs in 2015

Larry Fedora, North Carolina - Fedora is making a strong case for ACC Coach of the Year honors. After losing to South Carolina in the opener, North Carolina has reeled off nine wins in a row and is on the doorstep of winning its first Coastal Division title. This is North Carolina’s best season under Fedora, and the fourth-year coach has this program trending in the right direction. (Athlon Sports)

Recruiting Storylines: UNC vs Virginia Tech

Back-to-back days in 2010 forged the face of North Carolina’s 2015 program -- faces that could have easily been on the opposing sideline at noon on Saturday. On July 10, 2010, Marquise Williams announced his commitment to UNC. A day later, fellow four-star Landon Turner also selected the Tar Heels. In both instances, Virginia Tech was among the finalists. (Inside Carolina)

Fans swarm for Beamer's home finale

When Frank Beamer announced his retirement at beginning of the month, Kristy Taylor burst into tears. “I told my husband, ‘I feel like a part of me is going away,’ ” Taylor, 37, of Houston, said. The Christiansburg native and mother of two hadn’t been back to her hometown in two years, nor had she set foot in Lane Stadium since joining the Navy in 2001. (Roanoke Times)

Video: Jeff Schoettmer - "The Best Four Years of my Life"

North Carolina senior linebacker Jeff Schoettmer details his rise from walk-on to team leader in this exclusive GoHeelsTV feature. View Video...

Football Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 30
Virginia Tech: 27
Sat, Nov 21 Box Score

Upcoming Games:
UNC @ NC State
Sat, Nov 28, 3:30 ET ABC Tickets

UNC vs. Clemson
Sat, Dec 5, 7:45 ET ABC Tickets

Full UNC Football Schedule

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ACC Football Scoreboard
Miami (FL)0
at Pittsburgh0
FRI, NOV 27 12:00 PM ET
at South Carolina0
SAT, NOV 28 12:00 PM ET
Virginia Tech0
at Virginia0
SAT, NOV 28 12:00 PM ET
at Georgia Tech0
SAT, NOV 28 12:00 PM ET
at Kentucky0
SAT, NOV 28 12:00 PM ET
Boston College0
at Syracuse0
SAT, NOV 28 12:30 PM ET
at Wake Forest0
SAT, NOV 28 12:30 PM ET
North Carolina0
at NC State0
SAT, NOV 28 3:30 PM ET
Florida State0
at Florida0
SAT, NOV 28 7:30 PM ET
Live scores provided via data feed and may be delayed by a couple of minutes

ACC Football Standings
Coastal DivisionACCOverall
(11) North Carolina7-010-1
Virginia Tech3-45-6
Georgia Tech1-73-8

Atlantic DivisionACCOverall
(1) Clemson8-011-0
(14) Florida State6-29-2
NC State3-47-4
Wake Forest1-63-8
Boston College0-73-8

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