Cameron Sexton has experienced the accommodating side of ACC football as North Carolina's quarterback, and now he'll encounter the side that can be unforgiving.
On Hostile Ground: Sexton will make his first road start for UNC
The Winston Salem Journal
After three games, the Tar Heels rank last in the ACC in scoring defense (32.7 points per game), rushing defense (181.7 yards per game) and passing efficiency defense (a 152.0 rating).
On Saturday, North Carolina will visit 19th-ranked Clemson, which leads the ACC in scoring at 38 points per game.
UNC's alibi for slow start? The defense rests
The Charlotte Observer
Ronnie McGill heard the whispers about his durability after North Carolina's season opener.
McGill proved himself in Furman win
The Durham Herald Sun
For the Heels (1-2), a defense without an interception through three games could mean trying new bodies in the secondary against the Tigers.
Secondary may shift
The News and Observer
Cam Sexton's North Carolina teammates heaped praise on him for being calm, cool and collected in his first college start at quarterback after Saturday's 45-42 victory over Furman.
Free-spirited Sexton calms Heels' nerves
The Greensboro News and Record
Clemson's Memorial Stadium, with its 81,000 screaming fans, can be an intimidating setting for players participating in their first college road game.
But those who know Cam Sexton expect him to remain under control when he steps under center Saturday afternoon in a place known as "Death Valley." To do anything else would be out of character for North Carolina's redshirt freshman quarterback.
Calm demeanor helps Sexton in chaotic scene
The Burlington Times-News