Against Rutgers, the Tar Heels gave up enormous chunks of yardage on the ground mainly because one of its end positions offered absolutely no resistance and two of its linebackers were completely overwhelmed by Rutgers' blockers.
UNC-Rutgers Film Session
Odd as might seem, UNC should relish the idea of hosting the Hokies. First off, an upset of Virginia Tech would make most everybody forget Rutgers. Then there's Furman up next. Bunting hinted the first three games, all at Kenan Stadium, would be crucial to the type season the Tar Heels have.
Tar Heels' run defense must improve
North Carolina's wide receivers have a saying that motivates them for game day: "Be worth the price of admission."
On Saturday afternoon, they were.
UNC's wide receivers were impressive in loss