ScheduleAll times ET

2015 Schedule
11-1, 1st in ACC - Coastal

Eight teams still have a chance ...

Entering the last week of games before the CFP committee makes its final decisions, six teams are still in contention and two more are on the fence. Eliminator: Who's in?

Can UNC upset Clemson? (1:37)

Tar Heels are among 'next four'

The Football Power Index gives North Carolina a 41 percent chance to take down Clemson in Charlotte. The Heels may need to win convincingly to crash the CFP. Playoff Predictor (Insider)

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

When North Carolina and Clemson play in the ACC championship game, Broyles Award finalists Gene Chizik and Brent Venables will be faced with a similar task: slowing down a high-powered offense. Both coordinators have been so impressive, it is tough to say who has done a better job. Is it Chizik, who transformed one of the worst defenses in the country a year ago into a group giving up an average of 100 yards and 19 points fewer per game? Or is it Venables, who replaced eight Clemson starters and still has the No. 8 defense in the country?

Its time to starting giving UNC more respect (1:53)

North Carolina fans need to move on

Ryan McGee doesn't think the CFP committee will care that South Carolina wasn't as good as it was supposed to be. Nor will they be sympathetic of the circumstances that put two FCS teams on the Tar Heels' schedule. McGee: Flipping the Field

Tar Heels rise to 8th in ESPN rankings

North Carolina moves up from No. 11 after making it 11 straight with a 45-34 win over NC State. Next up is a date with top-ranked Clemson in Saturday's ACC title game. Would an upset mean a playoff berth? Power Rankings

Can Tar Heels take a CFP spot?

The Tar Heels are certainly impressing lately, but will the committee take them based on a lackluster body of work? Our Mark Schlabach doesn't think so. Gameday final

AP Photo/Chuck Burton
1dJared Shanker

Fedora: UNC in playoff with win over Clemson

If No. 14 North Carolina beats No. 1 Clemson in the ACC championship game Saturday, coach Larry Fedora says the Tar Heels should be in the College Football Playoff.

Jared Shanker ESPN Staff Writer 

Asked how he would explain the South Carolina loss to the selection committee, No. 14 North Carolina coach Larry Fedora said he would point to the schedule, the three turnovers and the Tar Heels' 11-game winning streak since the loss. "It was the first game of the season," he said.

Lance King/Getty Images

Tigers, Tar Heels train eyes on tilt

It's time to turn the sights to the ACC championship game, a game with massive playoff implications. For Clemson, the road to the playoff is easy. For UNC, not so much. Path to the playoff

CFB playoff: Who's in? (1:59)

Highlights: UNC holds on to beat NC State

After scoring 35 points in the first quarter, North Carolina held on to defeat NC State 45-34.

UNC holds on to beat NC State (1:03)

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

North Carolina coach Larry Fedora was asked about whether he will address the possibility of making the College Football Playoff with his team headed into the ACC championship game. He said if the Tar Heels upset No. 1 Clemson, he feels his team would be "well deserved" to make the playoff. "I have no doubt in my mind."

Team Stats

Passing Yards266.033rd
Rushing Yards229.718th
Points For41.0Tied-9th
Points Against20.8Tied-19th

Shop Powered By

  • Nike Men's North Carolina Tar Heels Team Issue Performance Carolina Blue/Black PoloShop

  • Nike Men's North Carolina Tar Heels Carolina Blue Football Icon Legend T-ShirtShop