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North Carolina-Miami: Matchups to Watch

Miami averages 4.94 yards per rush and 8.1 yards per pass attempt, both of which are middle of the road statistics in the ACC. In Miami’s 24-19 win at UNC last October, the Tar Heels held the Hurricanes to 59 rushing yards on 32 carries. Miami is 10-11 overall against North Carolina and therefore have a chance to even the series record in its ACC opener at Hard Rock Stadium. (Inside Carolina)

Is N'Kosi Perry or Malik Rosier starting at QB for No. 16 Miami?

On Thursday night, after an uncomfortably short week of preparation, the Hurricanes will take the field at Hard Rock Stadium for their first game of conference play, a showdown with ACC Coastal Division foe North Carolina. It might be only then that everyone — the Tar Heels included — will learn which of the Hurricanes’ quarterbacks will get the start. (South Florida Sun Sentinel)

Nathan Elliott Named A Manning Award Star Of The Week

is one of eight quarterbacks named by The Manning Award as its "Stars of the Week." UNC football fans can go to the Sugar Bowl Facebook page to vote for what they think was the best performance from this past weekend. When voting closes on Thursday at 11 a.m. (Central), the top vote-getter will be announced as the Manning Award Quarterback of the Week. (

William Sweet Named ACC Offensive Lineman of the Week

ACC Offensive Lineman of the Week – , North Carolina, Jr., OT.: Sweet graded out at 91 percent and had a team-high 10 knockdown blocks to lead UNC to a 38-35 win over Pitt in the Tar Heels' ACC opener. Sweet did not allow a pressure or a sack, helping pave the way for UNC's offense to rush for 173 yards and three scores and gain a season-high 486 yards. (The ACC)

Chansky’s Notebook: Broadened Perspective

Flooding and football were partners on Saturday. In Chapel Hill, a nice crowd turned out for the postponed home opener, and the Tar Heels looked like they had benefited from the cancellation of one game and the time away it afforded. called it a reset, and UNC played a surprisingly consistent and steady game considering how poorly its season started. (

Dazz Newsome Flourishes in Featured Role

Modest and not one to use a lot of words, North Carolina wide receiver entered the interview room Saturday, sat down, and took questions from a hoard of reporters. By the way he carried himself, you would have no idea that the generously listed 5-foot-11 sophomore just had the best game of his UNC career to help lead the Tar Heels to a 38-35 victory. (Inside Carolina)

Antonio Williams Back Where He Belongs

North Carolina began recruiting in eighth grade. He verbally committed to the Tar Heels as a high school sophomore. But when the New London, North Carolina, native's football aspirations ultimately led him to Ohio State, it seemed as if he'd never find himself in the position he was in Saturday. Yet there he stood, behind in the pistol formation. (

Group of Suspended UNC Players Returning vs. Miami

The North Carolina Tar Heels will be getting a handful of key players back that will boost the talent and depth of the roster that they can now field. UNC had to suspend 13 players—nine players for a total of four games—at the start of the season because they sold special edition Air Jordan 3 sneakers that were only issued to the UNC football team—a violation of NCAA rules. (Inside Carolina)

Podcast: Post UNC-Pitt - The Good, the Bad, and the Dots

Inside Carolina's Jason Staples and Buck Sanders join host Tommy Ashley to break down the good and the bad of North Carolina football's 38-35 ACC Coastal Division win over Pittsburgh on Saturday in Chapel Hill. (Audioboom)

Extra Points: Pitt Stop

The heat. The tragedy-induced layoff. The first-half hiccup. The of Pitt games of yore. Over and over Saturday in Kenan Stadium, stories and scripts from yesterday kept coming full circle in the Tar Heels' 38-35 victory. Saturday happened to be the 39th anniversary of No. 13-ranked Pitt with coach Jackie Sherrill and defensive end Hugh Green coming to Chapel Hill. (

UNC’s Snapshot of Potential

In the midst of another game filled with myriad mistakes, UNC put together a nearly flawless third quarter that turned a possible loss into victory and offered a glimpse of winning football that has proven elusive for ’s program since 2016. While UNC has held to 23 rushing yards in the third quarter, completed 7-of-10 passes for 96 yards and a touchdown. (Inside Carolina)

Antonio Williams leads strong running back trio in UNC's 38-35 win over Pittsburgh

Minutes before the North Carolina football team ran out of the tunnel and onto the field at Kenan Stadium to play for the first time this season, was deep in his own head. The junior running back thought. He thought about his journey from Columbus to Chapel Hill. He thought about those that doubted him. Williams certainly proved himself Saturday. (Daily Tar Heel)
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Football Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 38
Pittsburgh: 35
Sat, Sep 22 Box Score
Upcoming Games:
UNC @ Miami
Thu, Sep 27 8:00 ET ESPN Tickets
UNC vs. Virginia Tech
Sat, Oct 13 TBD Tickets
UNC @ Syracuse
Sat, Oct 20 TBD Tickets
ACC Football Scoreboard
#8 Notre Dame56
at Wake Forest27

#25 Boston College13
at Purdue30

at North Carolina38

at Virginia27

#2 Clemson49
at Georgia Tech21

#10 Virginia Tech35
at Old Dominion49

Florida Intl17
at #20 Miami31

North Carolina Central13
at Duke55

Northern Illinois19
at Florida State37

at Syracuse51

NC State37
at Marshall20

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ACC Football Standings
Coastal DivisionACCOverall
Virginia Tech1-02-1
North Carolina1-01-2
(16) Miami0-03-1
(22) Duke0-04-0
Georgia Tech0-21-3

Atlantic DivisionACCOverall
(3) Clemson1-04-0
Boston College1-03-1
NC State0-03-0
Wake Forest0-12-2
Florida State0-22-2

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