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North Carolina not going away quietly

Posted on: September 4, 2010 11:39 pm
Edited on: September 4, 2010 11:44 pm
 

Posted by Adam Jacobi

After LSU took a 30-10 lead into the locker room at halftime, it would have been easy to write off the Tar Heels' chances in the second half. Depleted on defense and inconsistent on offense, North Carolina looked like all they wanted to do was just get out of town with some pride intact.

And yet, T.J. Yates and the Tar Heel offense have come alive in the fourth quarter. They converted a 97-yard touchdown, then drove down for another touchdown with under three minutes to go. 30-10 becomes 30-24, and all LSU needed to do is recover an onside kick.

Alas, UNC recovered, and now they're in LSU territory and driving. Hang on tight.

UPDATE: On fourth down, T.J. Yates was sacked on a corner blitz and fumbled. Game, LSU... except the Tigers fumbled with 1:08 to go. Anything can happen,

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