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North Carolina's Defense Shows Major Flaws in Loss to East Carolina

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 1 week ago
Three games into the 2014 season and it’s apparent North Carolina’s defense is still a major question mark. And in the Coastal Division where all seven teams exist with little separation, the Tar Heels’ struggles on this side of the ball is enough to prevent this team from making a trip to Charlotte in early December.In Saturday’s loss to East Carolina, North Carolina...

UNC at ECU: Potential NFL Prospects and Their Performances

By Evan Buhler, 2 months 1 week ago
The East Carolina Pirates routed the North Carolina Tar Heels 70-41 on Saturday. Though the game wasn't all that close, there were some potential NFL players in action for both teams...Begin Slideshow

ACC Week 4 Preview and Predictions

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 1 week ago
After a week of surprises in non-conference action, the focus in the ACC shifts slightly to league play. Clemson-Florida State and Virginia Tech-Georgia Tech headline a solid slate of games for Week 4. And in non-conference matchups, East Carolina looks to knock off another ACC opponent with a home date against North Carolina, and Miami visits Nebraska.Due to suspension, Florida State won’...

ACC Takeaways: Hokies Upset, Brad Kaaya's Progress, Improvement at Virginia

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 2 weeks ago
Week 3 was supposed to be a quiet one in the ACC. With a slate of so-so matchups, Florida State, Clemson and North Carolina on bye, there wasn’t a ton of intrigue around the conference.However, Week 3 brought several interesting games to the ACC, including East Carolina’s 28-21 upset over Virginia Tech and Virginia’s 23-21 win over Louisville. Boston College used its punishing...

ACC Week 3 Preview and Predictions

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 2 weeks ago
It’s another light slate of games in the ACC for Week 3. For the third consecutive week, only one conference matchup highlights the schedule.Louisville makes its first road trip as a member of the ACC with a matchup at Virginia on Saturday. The Cardinals are off to a 2-0 start under Bobby Petrino and leads the ACC in scoring by averaging 48.5 points per game. The Cavaliers have one of the...

ACC Takeaways: Virginia Tech and Pittsburgh Rising, FSU's Timely Bye

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 3 weeks ago
While most of the nation was watching the Big Ten stumble, the ACC was quietly putting together a solid resume from Week 2.Florida State rolled to an easy win over Citadel, Clemson demolished South Carolina State, while Louisville and Duke also scored relatively easy non-conference victories.However, the highlight of the weekend comes from Virginia Tech. The Hokies upset Ohio State in Columbus,...

ACC Week 2 Preview and Predictions

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 3 weeks ago
 It’s another light slate of games in the ACC in Week 2. Virginia Tech-Ohio State is the only game with national appeal, but there’s intrigue in the Friday night matchup between Pittsburgh and Boston College.Most of the ACC’s top teams should win big in Week 2, as Florida State takes on Citadel, Clemson hosts South Carolina State, Miami plays Florida A&M and Louisville...

No. 21 North Carolina entertains San Diego State

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 months 3 weeks ago
Chapel Hill, NC ( - The 21st-ranked North Carolina Tar Heels face their first FBS foe of the season when they welcome the San Diego State Aztecs to Kenan Stadium on Saturday night.North Carolina eased into the 2014 campaign with a matchup against FCS member Liberty. However, the Tar Heels had some trouble with the Flames, falling behind, 22-21, in the third quarter before...

ACC Takeaways: Pittsburgh's Development, QBs at Clemson and Virginia

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 3 weeks ago
Week 1 of the 2014 college football season brought plenty of surprises and disappointments, and the ACC was a mixed bag of success. Florida State had to sweat more than expected against Oklahoma State but still managed to win 37-31. Despite the close call, the Seminoles are still the clear No. 1 team in the conference. Clemson fell on the road at Georgia, while Virginia impressed in a home loss...

Recap: North Carolina vs. Liberty

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 months 3 hours ago
Chapel Hill, NC ( - Marquise Williams threw two touchdown passes and ran for two more, as No. 23 North Carolina exploded for four touchdowns over a four-minute span in the third quarter to take a 56-29 win over Liberty.Williams went 19-for-29 for 169 yards with two interceptions, and also had six carries for 52 yards for the Tar Heels (1-0), who went 7-6 last season, defeating...