Tate, Wilson Earn ACC Honors

Tar Heels Brandon Tate and E.J. Wilson earned ACC Player of the Week honors for their performance against McNeese State in the season opener.

Tate posted a new UNC school record with 397 all-purpose yards on Saturday night. The Tar Heel senior achieved the feat with only 11 touches, averaging more than 36 yards per touch. Tate caught four passes for 93 yards and ran the ball three times for 106. He also tallied three punt returns for 142 yards and a 56 yard kickoff return. He scored two touchdowns in the second highest all-purpose day in ACC history, only 14 yards shy of John Leach's mark of 411 yards.

Wilson posted eight tackles, including three for loss in the UNC win.

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