Florida State Falls 37-35 to Tar Heels - Recap
|Florida State Falls 37-35 to Tar Heels - Recap|
T.J. Yates threw for 439 yards to lead the Tar Heels over Florida State 37-35 on Saturday in Week 10 action at Doak Campbell Stadium.
North Carolina won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 10.5-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 50.5.
Hunter Furr rushed for 27 yards, while Shaun Draughn added 23 yards in the win. Dwight Jones and Joshua Adams added 233 and 91 receiving yards respectively.
Chris Thompson rushed for 49 yards for Florida State, while Jermaine Thomas added 34 yards. Christian Ponder threw for 264 yards for the Seminoles, while receivers Willie Haulstead and Taiwan Easterling had 154 and 33 yards respectively.
Florida State was outgained by North Carolina 473-374 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 20-18 by the Tar Heels.
Florida State lost the time of possession battle 32:05/27:55, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, North Carolina takes its act home to face Virginia Tech looking for another win. For Florida State, they head home to face Clemson.