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Video: Larry Fedora Post-Virginia Interview
North Carolina coach Larry Fedora shares his thoughts on the Tar Heels' thrilling 28-27 victory over Virginia in Charlottesville on October 25, 2014.
Recap & Analysis: UNC 28 Virginia 27
The big difference in this game was that the defense provided more than enough stops. The problem for UNC was multiple empty possessions after the defense did its job. UNC is now 4-4 overall and 2-2 in the ACC and very much alive for a bowl game and the Coastal Division title. This was also UNC's third straight win in Charlottesville which had long been a house of horror but not anymore.
Reactions: Carolina 28, Virginia 27
Marquise Williams' total yardage numbers are absurd when you consider that he really hasn't even been the acknowledged starting quarterback for more than a handful of games in his Tar Heel career. Through it all, he's piled up 5,079 yards, more than the legendary Charlie Justice and 419 short of Jason Stanicek. Mack Hollins is going to play football in the NFL.
Video: UNC-Virginia Game Highlights
View complete game highlights from North Carolina's 28-27 win over the Virginia Cavaliers Saturday in Charlottesville.
UNC-Virginia Postgame Notes
Marquise Williams' 52-yard touchdown run in the first quarter was the longest rush of his career. It was the 14th rushing touchdown of his career, which is a school record for rushing touchdowns by a quarterback. The previous record was 13 by Ronald Curry (1998-2001). Williams is now sixth in UNC history in total offense with 5,079 yards. He moved past legendary Charlie Justice today.
UNC hangs on for 28-27 victory in thrilling fashion at Virginia
Quarterback Marquise Williams has been UNC's offensive savior all season long, but backup Mitch Trubisky produced the biggest play of the game Saturday, and UNC was the beneficiary of a huge mistake by Virginia down the stretch in UNC's 28-27 win. Trubisky completed a touchdown pass to T.J. Thorpe on third-and-15 from U.Va.'s 16-yard line with 4:05 left to put UNC up 28-27.
Video: T.J. Thorpe Go-Ahead Touchdown Catch from Mitch Trubisky
After Marquise Williams had to exit the game because his helmet came off, Mitch Trubisky comes in and throws the go-ahead 16-yard touchdown to T.J. Thorpe against Virginia on October 25, 2014.
UNC stuns Virginia 28-27 with late touchdown
Mitch Trubisky threw a 16-yard touchdown pass on his only play of the game, giving North Carolina its first lead with 4:05 remaining, and the Tar Heels stunned Virginia 28-27 on Saturday. Trubisky, who had been sharing the job with Marquise Williams until the last two games, was called into action when Williams was sacked and his helmet came off, setting up a third-and-15 from the 16.
Late interception, onside kick doom U.Va. against UNC
Virginia let a chance to regain control of the ACC's Coastal Division slip away Saturday, falling to North Carolina 28-27 at Scott Stadium. Cavaliers quarterback Greyson Lambert was intercepted by UNC defensive tackle Nazair Jones at the UNC 42. He returned the ball 20 yards to set up the Tar Heels at the Virginia 38. UNC scored six plays later, with 4:05 left, then recovered an onside kick.
Video: Mack Hollins Catches a Pair of Long TDs from Marquise Williams
Mack Hollins hauls in a pair of deep bombs from Marquise Williams and scores two touchdowns in the first half of the game against Virginia on October 25, 2014.
Video: Marquise Williams 52-yard TD run vs. Virginia
Marquise Williams keeps the ball on the read option and outruns the Virginia defense for 52 yards for the touchdown in Charlottesville on October 25, 2014.
Box Score: North Carolina 28, Virginia 27
View the complete box score from North Carolina's 28-27 ACC win over the Virginia Cavaliers in Charlottesville on Saturday:
Butch Davis, Mack Brown address UNC scandal
Former North Carolina football coaches Butch Davis and Mack Brown both vehemently denied any knowledge or involvement in the academic fraud scandal at UNC. Davis and Brown both spoke on the issue for the first time in an interview Saturday that aired at halftime of ESPN2's Rutgers at Nebraska game. Both Davis and Brown are ESPN analysts.
UNC, UVA football teams’ histories illustrate sports and race issues
In 1936, UNC became the first major Southern university to go north and play football against a desegregated team. Eleven years later, the University of Virginia became the first major university in the South to host an integrated football team. Both events were significant steps in the desegregation of college football, said Matthew Andrews ’08 (PhD), a sports historian at UNC.
Vikings' Jabari Price, a UNC graduate, 'shocked' at academic findings
Vikings cornerback and UNC graduate Jabari Price said he was "shocked'' when an independent investigator released a report this week that many athletes had taken fake "paper classes'' over the past 18 years to remain eligible at the school. Price played for the Tar Heels from 2010-13. He said Friday he never knew anything about such classes until having read media reports.