3. North Carolina hasn't won at Virginia since a 17-14 victory in 1981. Prior to that, the Tar Heels had won five out of six in Charlottesville. The ‘81 UVa team was coached by UNC graduate Dick Bestwick. Since George Welsh took over in 1982 until the present, Carolina is 7-16-1 versus the Cavaliers.
4. Virginia is ranked only above Duke in ACC total offense numbers – averaging just 259.4 total yards per game. The Cavaliers are converting just 30.9 percent of their third down opportunities.
5. Redshirt freshman quarterback Jameel Sewell (6-3, 215, Richmond, Va.) has thrown a touchdown in each of his four starts this season, his first coming on a Thursday night ESPN special against Georgia Tech. While completing 56 percent of his passes, Sewell has thrown for 637 yards and five touchdowns.
6. Senior tailback Jason Snelling (5-11, 233, Chester, Va.) leads the team with 404 net rushing yards and four touchdowns. He's averaging 4.5 yards per carry.
8. Virginia's defense is giving up 299.1 yards of total offense per game to its opponents – sixth best in the ACC. Five different players have multiple sack tallies, including defensive end Jefferey Fitzgerald (4.5), linebacker Jon Copper (3) and linebacker Clint Sintim (3).
9. The Cavaliers lead the conference and are ranked 13th nationally in sacks with 23 for a combined loss of 153 yards.
10. The Tar Heels hold a 56-50-4 all-time advantage in the South's Oldest Rivalry – founded in 1892.