UNC-NC State Postgame Notes
North Carolina won its school-record 11th straight game with a 45-34 victory over NC State. The Tar Heels improved to 11-1 overall and finished undefeated (8-0) in ACC play for the first time since 1980. The 11 wins equal the school record and it is just the fourth time UNC has won 11 in a season. Carolina also won 11 games in 1997, 1980 and 1972. (GoHeels.com
UNC-NC State Postgame Quotes
Larry Fedora: ‘I’m proud of our football team- they’ve done something that’s never been done in winning 11-straight games and the seniors are leaving a tremendous legacy. The phrase of “I’ve got your back,” was repeated throughout the entire game. It didn’t matter what happened in the game today but everyone was very positive and that’s the epitome of who this team is.” (GoHeels.com
Tar Heels ride fast start to win over N.C. State
The Tar Heels finish the regular season with an 11-1 record, 8-0 in the ACC. UNC won the Coastal Division championship and wrapped up the state title with wins over Wake Forest, Duke and the Pack. "Those were our two goals at the beginning of the season," head coach Larry Fedora said. "Now I'll get together with our seniors and see what our new goals are going to be." (Carolina Blue
Video: Tar Heels Take Down Wolfpack, 45-34 - Highlights
The Tar Heels jumped out to a big 35-7 lead in the first quarter that they would not relinquish as UNC improves to 11-1 with a 45-34 win over NC State on November 28, 2015.
Lucas: Rapid Reactions - NC State
No matter what you think about Saturday’s 45-34 win over NC State, take a second to savor an 11-1 regular season and an undefeated ACC season. It really was an incredible campaign, and even with Clemson ranked number-one in the country, Larry Fedora deserves to get some ACC Coach of the Year votes. What a season to follow Tar Heel football. (GoHeels.com
#14 UNC 45, NC State 34
It was the Elijah Hood show. The sophomore running back ran for 220 yards and two touchdowns, and backfield mate T.J. Logan added 100 more and also had two scores as UNC completed its magical run through the regular season and won its 11th straight game. Marquise Williams threw for 173 yards and a touchdown and added 50 more on the ground. (Tar Heel Blog
Video: Elijah Hood Runs for 220 Yards vs. NC State
UNC RB Elijah Hood ran for a whopping 220 yards (on 21 carries) and two touchdowns in the win vs. NC State on November 28, 2015. Hood's big night is the most rushing yards ever by a Tar Heel against the Wolfpack.
Video: T.J. Logan Breaks Two Long TDs in the 1st Quarter vs. NC State
T.J. Logan had a monster first quarter, finding the endzone twice on runs of 42 & 40 yards against NC State in the first quarter.
No. 11 UNC beats rival NC State 45-34 for 11th straight win
Elijah Hood and T.J. Logan ran for touchdowns in a dominating first quarter as No. 11 North Carolina beat North Carolina State 45-34 on Saturday. Logan scored on runs of 42 and 40 yards, while Hood had a 39-yard run of his own before scoring from a yard out in that 35-point avalanche for the Tar Heels (11-1, 8-0 Atlantic Coast Conference, No. 14 CFP). (Associated Press
Box Score: North Carolina 45, NC State 34
View the complete box score from North Carolina's 45-34 win over NC State in Raleigh on Saturday. (View Box Score
Video: UNC-NC State Pregame Motivational Video
Get ready for today's UNC-NC State game with the same video the Tar Heels football team watched prior to taking the field against the Wolfpack at Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh.
#FeedTheRivalry and help fight hunger
UNC and N.C. State will be getting it on this afternoon at 3:30pm in THE rivalry football game of the state. While you’re tailgating, talkin’ smack or whatever you do pregame, you can help us help the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina. Tweet #FeedTheRivalry at our Twitter handle and for every tweet, a number of Triangle businesses will donate $1 to the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina. (SportsChannel 8
Five questions to ponder before kickoff
For the already-crowned Coastal Division champion Tar Heels, there’s the opportunity to make amends for last year’s 35-7 humiliation, a chance to extend their winning streak to 11 games and match a school record for wins in a season. Coach Larry Fedora’s team can also keep alive its longshot hopes for sneaking into the college football playoff. (Wilmington Star News
No. 11 Tar Heels Visit Raleigh For Regular Season Finale
Coastal Division champion North Carolina concludes the regular season Saturday in Raleigh vs. NC State. Kickoff is slated for 3:30 p.m. This is the first year since 2004 that this in-state rivalry has not had started in the noon hour. UNC inched up a spot to No. 11 in both the Associated Press and Coaches Top 25 Polls this week. It is the highest ranking for UNC since finishing the 1997 season at No. 6. (GoHeels.com
Tar Heels Out For Revenge Against the Wolfpack
With the ACC Coastal Division wrapped up–and a spot in the conference title game against Clemson assured—the No. 14 UNC football team has already put together its best season since 1997. It’s not over yet, though, as the Tar Heels close out the year in Raleigh against their most-hated football rivals, NC State–seeking revenge for the 35-7 loss they suffered at the hands of the Wolfpack in Chapel Hill last season. (Chapelboro.com