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UNC Tar Heels at Clemson Tigers: 3 things to know
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UNC Tar Heels at Clemson Tigers: 3 things to know
Wednesday September 24th, 2014

North Carolina Tar Heels vs. Clemson Tigers

The North Carolina Tar Heels and Clemson Tigers meet up for an ACC game at Memorial Stadium with both teams coming off losses. North Carolina (2-1) is playing its ACC opener after handing down a 70-41 thrashing at East Carolina last week, while Clemson (1-2) looks to rebound from a 23-17 overtime loss at Florida State. The Tigers lead the all-time series 35-19-1.

You can follow the game with live stats and play-by-play here.

How to Watch

Details for Saturday's game are below:

Kickoff: 7:00 p.m. ET

Live stream: The game can be live streamed here.

TV coverage: ESPNU

Radio: For a list of Clemson affiliates, click here. For a list of North Carolina affiliates, click here.

Season Recap

Clemson

Week 4: Florida State 23, Clemson 17 (OT)

Clemson couldn’t hold on to a 17-10 fourth-quarter lead as FSU tied it up with a 74-yard touchdown pass with 6:04 left in regulation and won it with a touchdown to end the first overtime. Both of the Tigers’ losses have come to ranked opponents on the road. Deshaun Watson’s 266 passing yards were the most for a true freshman for Clemson since Patrick Sapp threw for 273 yards at Maryland in 1992.

Week 3: Bye

Week 2: Clemson 73, South Carolina State 7

Clemson's 73 points were the most for the Tigers since scoring 82 against Wake Forest in 1981, and the 66-point margin of victory was Clemson’s biggest since a 66-0 victory over Presbyterian in 1957. The Tigers had 735 yards of total offense, with starting quarterback Cole Stoudt contributing 302 passing yards and true freshmen Deshaun Watson throwing three touchdown passes. 

Week 1: Georgia 45, Clemson 21

Clemson had a 21-14 lead in the second quarter before Georgia scored 31 unanswered points in a matchup of Top 25 teams. True freshman Deshaun Watson threw a touchdown pass in his debut, a 30-yarder to Charone Peake early in the second quarter. 

North Carolina

Week 4: East Carolina 70, North Carolina 41

The Tar Heels surrendered a school-record 789 yards of total offense, topping the old mark of 669 set by Utah in 2004. Three different players threw touchdown passes for North Carolina: Quarterback Mitch Trubisky had a 10-yarder to Jack Tabb, punter Tommy Hibbard hit Eric Albright for a 29-yard score and wide receiver Ryan Switzer tossed a 35-yard touchdown to T.J. ThorpeJunior Gnonkonde also blocked a field goal in the first half.

Week 3: Bye

Week 2: North Carolina 31, San Diego State 27

The Tar Heels came back from a 21-7 deficit, taking the lead on a 2-yard run by Elijah Hood with 8:01 to go. Brian Walker had a 100-yard interception return for a touchdown and Mack Hollins hauled in a 91-yard scoring reception from Marquise Williams—the first time in North Carolina history it has had two plays of 90 yards or longer in the same game. Tim Scott sealed the win with an interception in the end zone with 14 seconds left.

Week 1: North Carolina 56, Liberty 29

The Tar Heels pulled away by scoring four touchdowns in the third quarter after falling behind 22-21. North Carolina’s 28 points in the third quarter came in a span of just 3:49. The teams combined for 10 turnovers, leading to 49 points.

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