West Virginia vs. North Carolina


Sunday, August 20, 2017

North Carolina Offense vs. West Virginia State Defense
West Virginia's 3-3-5 defense features an underrated group. It ranks 14th nationally in pass efficiency defense and ninth in scoring defense. That could spell trouble in the Meineke Car Care Bowl for a Tar Heel offense that regressed down the stretch. The biggest question mark for North Carolina is at the quarterback position. If T.J. Yates builds on the momentum of his last outing when he completed 78.9-percent of his throws in win over Duke on Nov. 29, the Tar Heels will be in good shape. But if he reverts back to the mistake-prone version we saw against NC State a week earlier, it could lead to another game of musical chairs between Yates and backup Cameron Sexton.

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