Football

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ECU football gears up for in-state rivalry game

Last week at Bobby Dodd Stadium, Georgia Tech ran all over North Carolina — racking up 312 rushing yards on its way to a 35-28 conference victory. But this week, the Tar Heels will be exposed to an entirely different kind of offense.


UNC wide reciver T.J. Thorpe is stopped by Georgia Tech's defense on Saturday. UNC lost to Georgia Tech 28-35.

Georgia Tech’s triple-option offense too much for Tar Heels to handle

North Carolina knew entering Saturday’s game against Georgia Tech that it couldn’t completely stop the Yellow Jackets. The home team had the nation’s No. 1 offense and was coming off a 768-yard performance against Kansas the previous week. So when the Tar Heels forced Georgia Tech to kick field goals in its first two possessions, they were just executing the game plan.


UNC football preps for Ga. Tech

The North Carolina football team began preparing for Saturday’s game against Georgia Tech this spring. And to be successful against the NCAA’s best offense on its home turf, the Tar Heels might need all the help they can get.