The Virginia Cavaliers host the North Carolina Tar Heels in Week 8 of the college football schedule on Saturday, kick off time at 3:00 PM ET, at Scott Stadium.
The North Carolina Tar Heels (5-2) are coming from a 20-13 win over the Miami Hurricanes in Week 7. Mitch Trubisky threw for 229 yards and two touchdowns in 33-for-46 passes. On the ground, T.J. Logan rushed for 84 yards in 15 carries while Mitch Trubisky had 47 yards in 13 carries. Bug Howard led in receiving with 156 yards in 10 receptions while Mack Hollins had 49 yards in a reception. Austin Proehl had 26 yards and a touchdown.
On the offense, North Carolina football averages 299.7 yards in passing and 130.7 yards in rushing. On the defense, North Carolina football allows 201.3 yards in passing and 216.0 yards in rushing against their opponents.
The Virginia Cavaliers (2-4) suffered from a 45-31 loss to the Pittsburgh Panthers in Week 7. Kurt Benkert threw for 278 yards and a touchdown in 20-for-44 passes. On the ground, Taquan Mizzell rushed for 95 yards and a touchdown in 12 carries while Albert Reid had 28 yards and two touchdowns in nine attempts. Olamide Zaccheaus led in receiving with 83 yards and a touchdown in three receptions while Warren Craft had 50 yards in three receptions.
On the offense, Virginia football averages 289.2 yards in passing and 114.2 yards in rushing. On the defense, Virginia football allows 280.8 yards in passing and 169.8 yards in rushing against their opponents.
North Carolina vs Virginia football game schedule:
Date: October 22, 2016
Kick Off Time Time: 3:00 PM ET
TV Channel Schedule: ACCN
Live Stream: ACC Stream
Odds and Point Spread: -9.5 North Carolina