Florida State travels to Kenan Stadium for the first time since 2009 to face UNC. The Tar Heels have won two of three trips to Tallahassee since then, but are chasing their first home win over the Seminoles since 2001.
UNC is coming off a victory over rival Duke last week to move to 3-2, 2-2 in the ACC. North Carolina remembers last year’s loss to FSU which helped the Tar Heels to the top five.
Florida State recorded their first win of the season last week against Syracuse after dropping their first four. The Noles are hoping to start the long way home with another upheaval on the Heels.
It will be a cool and humid afternoon, although the rains from earlier in the day that created a flash flood watch in the area appear to have ended.
The UNC made a little extra spot for scouts in the press gallery this week, and teams from the NFL, New England, Philadelphia, New York Giants, Indianapolis, Dallas and Tennessee are all represented.
The State of Florida wins the toss and defers. Carolina will get the ball first.
Carolina moved quickly, passing midfielder three times in the game.
The false start penalty blocks the reader. Atkins hits a 51-yarder to give UNC the lead.
Power Echols is flagged for targeting and ejected on the ensuing kickoff. He also places FSU at 32.