Game Recap

After losing to the Virginia Tech Hokies the last time they met, the North Carolina Tar Heels decided to demonstrate that turnabout is fair play. UNC came out on top against Virginia Tech by a score of 56-45 Saturday. Yes, you read that final score correctly. And yes, they were playing football.

RB Michael Carter was a one-man wrecking crew for the Tar Heels, rushing for two TDs and 214 yards on 17 carries.

Virginia Tech’s defeat came about despite a quality game from RB Khalil Herbert, who rushed for two TDs and 138 yards on 18 carries. Herbert put himself on the highlight reel with a 52-yard TD scramble in the third quarter.

The win improved UNC’s record to 2-0. The loss dropped Virginia Tech’s record to an identical 2-0.

UNC will take on the Florida State Seminoles at 7 p.m. ET next week at Bobby Bowden Field at Doak Campbell Stadium. The Hokies will take on the Boston College Eagles at 8 p.m. ET next week at home.

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