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Ravens offensive line on the rise with James Hurst in the middle

James Hurst prides himself on handling any job that’s thrown his way. “The situations that have happened with injury have been pretty unpredictable, but that’s part of it,” he said. “You have to be next man up. I know what a cliché that is, but truly, when a guy goes down, you’ve got to go in, and you can’t be a liability. The coaches need to know they can keep running their game plan.” (Baltimore Sun)

Southwest Florida to NFL: North Fort Myers graduate Tre Boston's interception gives Chargers life

Tre Boston signed with the Chargers after starting his career with the Carolina Panthers. He has 26 tackles on the season, which ranks No. 5 on the team. Boston and mother Iris DeHoyos have started the Tre Boston Beyond Belief Foundation, which helps underprivileged youth have strong core values, integrity, coachability and to achieve their educational goals. (Fort Myers News-Press)

Is Bears QB Mitch Trubisky ready for his first NFL road test?

Chicago Bears rookie quarterback Mitch Trubisky takes his show on the road for the first time Sunday against the Ravens in Baltimore, looking to improve on his debut, a 20-17 loss to the Minnesota Vikings at Soldier Field. Trubisky said of his Monday Night Football performance: "It wasn't bad. I would grade myself average, below average. I'm pretty hard on myself." (Chicago Daily Herald)

Bears rookie QB Mitchell Trubisky kept composure on national stage

Chicago Bears rookie Mitchell Trubisky answered an important question Monday night. No, the moment never got too big for him. Sure, Trubisky has plenty of corrections to make after the Bears' 20-17 loss to the Minnesota Vikings, but the first-year quarterback didn’t wilt under the national spotlight. And the Chicago locker room took notice. (ESPN.com)

Veteran Leaders Aiming to Keep Positive Mindset in UNC Locker Room, Despite Negative Outcomes

As the losses–and injury woes–continue to pile up for the UNC football team, the Tar Heels’ veteran leaders are doing everything they can to make sure the team keeps a positive mindset throughout the final five games. Head coach Larry Fedora said after Saturday’s loss to Virginia that it “kills him” because he hasn’t been able to get his guys over the hump so far in 2017. (Chapelboro.com)

Michael Carter Breaks Out

Michael Carter's 157 rushing yards marked the most by a Tar Heel since Elijah Hood's 168 against Georgia Tech in 2016. They also were the most by a UNC freshman since Giovani Bernard finished with 165 against Duke in 2011. But Carter's performance couldn't snap the Tar Heels' three-game losing streak. Still, he said he and the team continues inching closer to doing so. (GoHeels.com)

Video: UNC-Virginia Game Highlights

The Cavaliers' defense forced 4 turnovers as UVA held on to beat the Tar Heels 20-14 in Chapel Hill. Virginia running back Jordan Ellis rushed for a career-high 136 yards while North Carolina's Michael Carter rushed for 157 yards and 2 touchdowns. View Video...

Michael Carter's Offensive Outburst

After North Carolina freshman running back Michael Carter scored two touchdowns in the season opener against California, the Florida native told reporters that he simply "loves to score touchdowns." The affection for the end zone was replicated on Saturday afternoon as Carter scored twice against Virginia. For the game, Carter rushed 13 times for 157 yards. (Inside Carolina)

Larry Fedora's NCAA Cloud Has Passed

Saturday marked the first day in Larry Fedora’s 2,136 days as UNC’s head coach in which the cloud of the years-long NCAA investigation did not hang over his program. On Friday, the NCAA announced that it could not conclude that any violations had occurred regarding the academic irregularities in the university’s formerly named African and Afro-American Studies department. (Inside Carolina)

Video: UNC Players Post-Virginia Locker Room Interviews

North Carolina football fell to 1-6 on the season after losing 20-14 at home to Virginia on Saturday. The Tar Heels dropped to 0-4 in the ACC in the process. Several UNC players spoke with the media following the game, including Michael Carter, M.J. Stewart, and Tomon Fox. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Larry Fedora Post-Virginia Quotes

Larry Fedora: “Let me start off with congratulating Bronco (Mendenhall) and his team. A well coached team. They played extremely hard and played a very good football game. I’m proud of the effort that our guys are playing with. I told them that I’m proud of them. We’ve just got to find a way to get over the hump. Somebody has got to step up in situations and make a play." (Inside Carolina)

Turner's Take: Floundering

Once again, North Carolina found a way to lose on Saturday. The Tar Heels again had a second-half lead, again had opportunities to snatch what would have been their first win over a Power 5 team since November 5, 2016. But as injuries and inexperience put UNC behind the 8-ball, there was no room for error. And they made errors. UNC had the chance to win down the stretch, too. (Argyle Report)

Video: Larry Fedora Post-Virginia Press Conference

North Carolina football coach Larry Fedora speaks with the media following the Tar Heels' 20-14 loss to the Virginia Cavaliers on Saturday in Chapel Hill. View Video...

Lucas: Rapid Reactions - UNC vs. Virginia

One of the most controversial plays of the day involving the quarterback came with 1:10 left, when he appeared to be dragged down by the facemask on a crucial fourth down play in UVA territory. But the ACC crew did not throw a flag--until they hit the Tar Heel sideline with an unsportsmanlike penalty for protesting the non-call--and Virginia simply ran out the clock. (GoHeels.com)

Virginia beats N. Carolina 20-14; its best start since 2007

Kurt Benkert passed for 249 yards and two touchdowns to help Virginia beat North Carolina 20-14 on Saturday. Jordan Ellis rushed for a career-high 136 yards for the Cavaliers (5-1, 2-0 Atlantic Coast Conference), who are off to their best start since 2007. Virginia snapped its seven-game losing streak against North Carolina with its fourth consecutive victory overall. (Associated Press)

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Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 7
Virginia Tech: 59
Sat, Oct 21 Box Score

Upcoming Games:
UNC vs. Miami
Sat, Oct 28 12:00 ET ABC/ESPN/2 Tickets

UNC @ Pittsburgh
Thu, Nov 9 7:30 ET ESPN Tickets

UNC vs. Western Carolina
Sat, Nov 18 TBD Tickets

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ACC Football Scoreboard
Louisville31
at Florida State28
FINAL

Pittsburgh24
at Duke17
FINAL

Boston College41
at Virginia10
FINAL

Syracuse19
at #7 Miami27
FINAL

North Carolina7
at #14 Virginia Tech59
FINAL

Wake Forest24
at Georgia Tech38
FINAL

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ACC Football Standings
Coastal DivisionACCOverall
(8) Miami4-06-0
Georgia Tech3-14-2
(13) Virginia Tech2-16-1
Virginia2-15-2
Pittsburgh1-33-5
Duke1-44-4
North Carolina0-51-7

Atlantic DivisionACCOverall
(14) NC State4-06-1
(7) Clemson4-16-1
Syracuse2-24-4
Louisville2-35-3
Boston College2-34-4
Florida State2-32-4
Wake Forest1-34-3


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