Tar Heels knock off Boston College
Wallace Wright returned the opening kickoff for a 90-yard touchdown, and that sparked the North Carolina Tar Heels to a 16-14 win over No. 19 Boston College Eagles.
The Tar Heels won this game as a 3.5-point underdog at home, and with the victory improved to 4-4 on the season. The game’s final score fell UNDER the posted total (43.5).
Connor Barth kicked three-fields to help out in the win, while Matt Baker completed 20-of-32 passes for 211 yards, with an interception.
Quarterback Matt Ryan, who came into the game to replace Eagles’ starter Quinton Porter, completed 11-of-15 passes for 102 yards, and tossed a touchdown to Larry Lester with a minute remaining in the game. Andre Callender added a TD on the ground in the loss.