UNC-Syracuse: Postgame Notes

  • Dan Orner tied an NCAA record with three field goals of 50 yards or more (52, 51, 55)…He is the fourth kicker in Division 1-A to kick three field goals of 50 yards or more…Other that did were Jerry DePoyster, Wyoming v. Utah, Oct. 8, 1966 (54, 54, 52); Sergio Lopez-Chavero, Wichita State vs. Drake, Oct. 27, 1984 (54, 54, 51); Tim Douglas, Iowa vs. Illinois, Sept. 26, 1998 (51, 58, 51).

  • Orner's 55-yard field goal in the third quarter now stands as the longest field goal in UNC history.

  • Defonte Coleman had his second career interception in the first quarter…it was UNC's first interception of the season.

  • Zach Hilton posted a career-high 54 receiving yards vs. Syracuse…his previous career-high was 30 yards.

  • Jawarski Pollock scored his first career touchdown in the fourth quarter…his 48-yard catch is his longest reception.

  • Darian Durant recorded his first victory in a game in which he started.

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