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Top 20 UNC Football Teams: No. 3 - 1981


Sitting at 6-0 and ranked No. 3 in the nation in 1981, the Tar Heels hosted a solid South Carolina team at Kenan Stadium. North Carolina started the season on fire, routing nonconference foes while racking up huge numbers, including by tailback , who was on his way to serious Heisman Trophy contention when he went down with a knee injury. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

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