UNC's Elijah Hood vs. Georgia's Nick Chubb

Saturday's season opener will showcase two star running backs in a similar mold.

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - This week's announcement that Georgia running back Nick Chubb was cleared to play against UNC was national news. But the Tar Heels will feature a powerful runner in a similar mold, who is deserving of similar praise.

After an outstanding 2015, headlining UNC's record-breaking offense, Elijah Hood is back for more. 

Hood and Chubb have set high standards leading up to this season-opening showdown, but what does Hood bring to the table that a recovering Chubb might not? His teammates and coaches say it might be a lot more than you expect. 

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