Tar Heels like rate of interception returnsUNC had been the only team in the nation without an interception this season. Dominquie Green ended the drought with a pick that he returned 58 yards for a touchdown. Fedora joked that UNC is the only team that has returned all of its interceptions for touchdowns. He also played off the idea that the Tar Heels felt pressed to pick off a pass. (Burlington Times News)
UNC Defense Moves From One Challenge to the NextIt wasn’t a poor performance against the Bulldogs, who entered the game averaging an NCAA Division I-leading 360 rushing yards per game. But it was hardly a definitive statement heading into UNC’s critical season finale against N.C. State on Friday. The Tar Heels have been struggling to stop the run late in the season, just as they did a year ago. (Inside Carolina)
Rejuvenated UNC Football Team Demolishes The Citadel 41-7Having had over a week to process its disappointing loss at Duke last Thursday, the UNC football team found release valve for all of its anger on Saturday in the form of The Citadel. Although the Bulldogs arrived at Kenan Stadium as one of just two undefeated teams in the FCS, the clearly motivated Tar Heels sent them back to Charleston with a 41-7 loss. (Chapelboro.com)
UNC-Citadel: Larry Fedora Postgame QuotesLarry Fedora: "I’m glad to get that game done. I’m pretty proud of our team. I was pretty worried about that football team. We knew they were a really good football team, that they would control the clock, and our guys were going to have to steal a few possessions. Defensively, we did that. We had four turnovers, which was a tremendous thing." (Inside Carolina)
T.J. Logan on his big dayT.J. Logan on his diving, one-handed touchdown catch: "We had been running that play the whole week and I knew I was going to get a chance at it. Mitch threw a great ball. I thought he threw it kind of far but I but reached my hand out and it just stuck. He gave me a shot and I just tried to make a play. I knew I was going to be open. I just had to make the catch." (Carolina Blue)
UNC players react to first interception of the seasonIn a game with multiple story lines, none may have been bigger than the interception by North Carolina safety Dominquie Green. Green's 58-yard pick six was the team's first interception of the season. The Tar Heels were the last team in the entire NCAA to record a pick. (Carolina Blue)
Turner's Take: Lords of DisciplineLarry Fedora has not read The Lords of Discipline, the late Pat Conroy's novel set at a fictionalized version of his alma mater, The Citadel. The Tar Heel head coach might not be familiar with the plight of Will McLean's experiences in the plebe system of a military college, but on Saturday, his Tar Heels displayed a focused intensity in dispatching The Citadel Bulldogs, 41-7. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Postgame Notes vs. The CitadelUNC safety Dominquie Green picked off a pass and returned it 58 yards for a touchdown in the second quarter. Carolina entered the game as the only school in any Division of the NCAA (644 teams) without an interception. T.J. Logan set the UNC record with his fourth career kickoff return touchdown. He had two in 2013 and has two this season. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Player Post-Citadel InterviewsVideo interviews with Tar Heel players following North Carolina's 41-7 win over The Citadel in Chapel Hill on Saturday: T.J. Logan, Dominiquie Green, Ryan Switzer, M.J. Stewart, Mitch Trubisky, Malik Carney
Video: Larry Fedora Post-Citadel Press ConferenceNorth Carolina football coach Larry Fedora speaks to the media following the Tar Heels' 41-7 win over The Citadel on Saturday, November 19, 2016.
Citadel loses for first time in 2016 season at hands of Tar HeelsHopeful they would cap off their historic 2016 season with a victory in its final regular season game, Brent Thompson and his Citadel squad arrived at UNC on Saturday with a perfect 10-0 record, looking for win No. 11. Instead, the Bulldogs were handed a 41-7 loss at the hands of the Tar Heels, marking the first time the Citadel has lost a game since last December. (Charleston Post & Courier)
Video: Tar Heels Wall Off The Citadel, 41-7 - HighlightsNorth Carolina running back T.J. Logan found the end zone twice and the UNC defense forced four turnovers in the 41-7 victory over The Citadel on November 19, 2016.
North Carolina hands The Citadel First loss of the seasonMitch Trubisky passed for 184 yards and three touchdowns to help North Carolina beat The Citadel 41-7 on Saturday. T.J. Logan had a touchdown catch and a 100-yard kickoff return for a score for the Tar Heels, who forced a season-high four turnovers. Ryan Switzer added a 72-yard touchdown as UNC won for the 11th time in its last 12 home games. (Associated Press)
Video: T.J. Logan's One-Handed Touchdown Grab vs. The CitadelUNC tailback T.J. Logan shows off his wide receiver skills, going full extension and snagging this touchdown with one hand against The Citadel on November 19, 2016.
UNC dismantles The Citadel, 41-7, in bounceback gameThe North Carolina football team defeated The Citadel Bulldogs 41-7 on Saturday afternoon in Chapel Hill. Quarterback Mitch Trubisky led the Tar Heels with 184 passing yards and three passing touchdowns. With T.J. Logan’s fourth kickoff return for a touchdown in his career, he passed Brandon Tate and now owns the school record for kickoff-return touchdowns. (Daily Tar Heel)
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