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Thursday September 23rd

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UNC junior defensive back Giovanni Biggers (27) and first year linebacker Power Echols (23) tackle a Georgia State player at the game on Sept. 11 at Kenan Stadium. UNC won 59-17.

No. 24 UNC football shows defensive improvements in 59-17 win over Georgia State

Since halftime of their season-opening loss against Virginia Tech, the Tar Heels have only given up 20 points and two touchdowns. Young players stood out Saturday. First-year linebacker Power Echols got the first interception of his career early in the fourth quarter and sophomore defensive lineman Myles Murphy got a sack and forced two tackles for loss. Fellow sophomores Desmond Evans and Ja'Qurious Conley also added tackles for losses. The Tar Heels play next against Virginia, a tough matchup that looms on Sept. 18. 

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