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Blue Hens are no match for Tar Heels

Thomas Jefferson zipped 72 yards for a touchdown on Delaware’s second play Saturday afternoon. It was a just-maybe indication the Blue Hens weren’t going to be completely dominated in their visit to FBS North Carolina. Visions of an upset could dance in Delaware heads well into the second half, before back-up Tar Heels quarterback Mitch Trubisky intervened.

Video: Larry Fedora Post-Delaware Press Conference

North Carolina head coach Larry Fedora fields questions from the media following the Tar Heels' 41-14 win over Delaware in Chapel Hill on September 26th, 2015.

Video: UNC-Delaware Game Highlights

The North Carolina football team finishes non-conference play 3-1 after defeating Delaware 41-14 on September 26th, 2015 in Chapel Hill.

Video: Mitch Trubisky Throws 4 TDs vs. Delaware

UNC QB Mitch Trubisky (17/20, 312 yds) throws four touchdowns to fuel the Tar Heel offense in the 41-14 win over Delaware on September 26th, 2015.

Change at quarterback sparks North Carolina to win over Delaware

North Carolina is 3-1 for the first time in four years, but the season could be at a crossroads this coming week. Starting quarterback Marquise Williams was on the sideline in the second half and the Tar Heels turned to backup Mitch Trubisky. UNC coach Larry Fedora now might have a quarterback controversy on his hands.

North Carolina rolls over Delaware, 41-14

Mitch Trubisky came off the bench and threw four second-half touchdown passes to help North Carolina beat Delaware 41-14 on Saturday. Trubisky completed 17 of 20 passes for 312 yards, all career-high marks. He also added 39 rushing yards on six attempts. Mack Hollins caught touchdown passes of 33 and 64 yards for the Tar Heels (3-1).

Lucas: Rapid Reactions - Delaware

Something unexpected that happened in Saturday’s game: the Tar Heels are going to have some quarterback discussion this week. Mitch Trubisky was very solid in the second half, directing the Carolina offense on four scoring drives (three touchdowns) and throwing for 312 yards and four touchdowns on 17-for-20 passing.

Video: Ryan Switzer's Long Touchdown vs. Delaware

WR Ryan Switzer takes the pass from Mitch Trubisky, breaks a couple tackles and makes some defenders miss on his way to the endzone in the Carolina win over Delaware on September 26th, 2015.

Box Score: North Carolina 41, Delaware 14

View the complete box score from North Carolina's 41-14 win over Delaware on a rainy Saturday in Chapel Hill:

Video: UNC Football Pregame Motivational - Delaware

UNC hosts Delaware on Saturday. Get pumped with the same video the Tar Heel football team watched prior to taking the field.

UNC's first-year linebacker Andre Smith ‘a special talent’

North Carolina first-year linebacker Andre Smith doesn’t change gears. When it comes to his approach on the football field, there’s only one speed — “fast and furious.” Through the first three games of his career, Smith’s consistent level of play has garnered praise from coaches and teammates. But if there’s one aspect of college football he has yet to adjust to, it’s the part he dreads the most — TV timeouts.

Blue Hens face tough task in Carolina against Tar Heels

The Blue Hens peeked inside Kenan Stadium Friday afternoon. They took a stroll on its grass surface. They might as well have been tourists. There will be Tar Heels waiting for them when they return Saturday, and this visit will be all business. In one of the most daunting tasks in Delaware’s 124 football seasons, the Hens take on North Carolina at 12:30 (ESPN3/Comcast Sportsnet Mid-Atlantic).

Tar Heels take on another FCS foe

North Carolina coach Larry Fedora isn’t thrilled with the makeup of North Carolina’s schedule, which includes two Football Championship Subdivision opponents. The second of those is Delaware, which visits Kenan Stadium on Saturday afternoon. “I don’t really like having two FCS opponents, but it is what it is,” Fedora said. “We had two Power 5 non-conference games.”

Preview & Prediction: UNC vs Delaware

Welcome to the final non-conference game of the season. The weather forecast is rainy and the field will have taken over a day's worth of rain by the time the game kicks off. Messy conditions will be the order of the day and make getting control of the game a high priority. Prediction: UNC 49, Delaware 10

Sylvester Williams proving worthy to anchor Broncos' defense

Lost in the shuffle of the veteran-led, top-ranked Denver Broncos defense has been Sylvester Williams' play as the anchor in the middle. It hasn't showed up much on the stat sheet, yet, but his value to the defense has been felt across the board. Williams focuses on using his quickness and explosiveness to not just hold the line, but to break it.

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