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"We are desperate for a win," he said. "We need to get our first conference win, and we really, really need to get back on track because we've let a couple games slip away from us that we had a great opportunity to win."
Hokies to test Heels again
Durham Herald-Sun

The same athlete who led the ACC in pass efficiency as a sophomore isn't even listed in the league's current top 10.
Yates looking for efficiency, and victories
Charlotte Observer

Yates was named a permanent captain earlier this week in a team vote. He was grateful for the support, but his only concern is getting UNC its first ACC win.
Yates says fans should expect more
Winston-Salem Journal

"We've played Virginia Tech tough the last couple of years, so we should be confident,'' Wilson said. "If we can go to Virginia Tech and beat them on a Thursday night, it will be a statement win for this program.''
UNC seeking big win against Virginia Tech
Fayetteville Observer

One of the first goals of Virginia Tech's practices during last week's open date on the football schedule was to move forward, put memories of the 28-23 loss at Georgia Tech on Oct. 17 in the past and prepare for tonight's game against North Carolina.
Hokies ready to show they've gotten over loss to Georgia Tech
Hampton Daily Press

Tech coach Frank Beamer said the Tar Heels' four defensive linemen might be the best the Hokies have played this season.
Three keys for Virginia Tech
Richmond Times-Dispatch

Tate's first NFL game counted as both a debut and a return, his welcome to the league and his first action since last fall, when he tore his anterior cruciate and medial collateral ligaments on a punt return, the premature final play of his career at North Carolina.
Back on field, Tate wants to tear it up
Boston Globe


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