Entering Saturday's game against Virginia Tech (2-1, 1-0 ACC) in Chapel Hill, the Tar Heels (2-0) have turned the ball over just twice, while their defense has come up with five interceptions and recovered a fumble. That equates to a plus-2 turnover margin per game, second-best in the ACC and tied for sixth in the country.
Tar Heels give less, take more in 2008
Raleigh News & Observer
Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer has come to the conclusion that the Tar Heels are the best team the Hokies have faced this season, better than the Pirates, Georgia Tech and Furman.
Beamer: UNC is best we have seen
"He can stop on a dime and give you some change," receivers coach Charlie Williams said.
UNC's Tate making defenses look silly
Davis attributed the quick turnaround, in part, to an overhaul in attitude and an adaptation in culture. The Tar Heels shifted their thinking from expecting to lose to knowing they were going to win.
Teams Fall Back, Look Ahead
Davis looks like he might be ahead of schedule in his quest to build a football champion at this basketball power.
Carolina program on rise under Butch Davis
Saturday's game at North Carolina is an important part of Virginia Tech taking that first step toward winning the Coastal Division.
Hokies seek to make statement
Lynchburg News & Advance
Little's success on the ground will be vital to Carolina if it wishes to take advantage of its receivers through the air.
Defense gears on slowing Heels' wheels
VT Collegiate Times