RALEIGH, N.C. -- What a difference a year makes. North Carolina suffered a number of embarassing losses last year, including 35-7 to N.C. State. This year, the Tar Heels led the Wolfpack 35-7 in the first quarter en route to a 45-34 win.
The preseason team goals of state champions and Coastal Division champions are complete. But now there's a new goal: ACC Champions. In order to do that UNC will return to Charlotte, the scene of its only loss of the season.
Senior linebacker Jeff Schoettmer said he's proud of his team for completing its vow to make it back to the city where this 2015 odyssey began.