The COVID-19-related cancellation wasn’t unpredictable — last week Virginia Tech and other teams across the country had to postpone season openers due to coronavirus clusters — and in some sense, No. 12 UNC’s game against Charlotte being booted from the Tar Heels’ schedule feels almost routine.
Despite coming into the season with one of the most hyped offenses in college football, it was the North Carolina defense that held strong through the first three quarters against Syracuse.
The No. 18 North Carolina football team (1-0) defeated Syracuse (0-1), 31-6, in a crowd-less Kenan Memorial Stadium after a slow first half offensively.
Chazz Surratt made the bold decision to switch positions in the middle of his college career. Now, the man who once set records as a quarterback will take the field for the Tar Heels as one of the best linebackers in the country.
“You can tell the guys are excited about a game and excited about something coming up in the future that’s fun,” Brown said. “It’s been a long time coming, but they can feel now that we’re heading that way.”
Despite UNC’s decision to move all undergraduate classes to an online-only format, the North Carolina football team is still gearing up to play this fall, head coach Mack Brown said in a press conference on Tuesday.
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The North Carolina High School Athletic Association announced limitations to sports schedules during a conference Wednesday.
“I expect us to play college football this fall,” Brown said. “The real answer is that we’ve all got to do what we’re told to do, we’ve all got to fight this virus as a whole in our country and as the virus slows down, we have a better chance to play.”
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