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Tar Heels spend Christmas in Charlotte

Posted December 24, 2013
Updated December 27, 2013

— The University of North Carolina football team is in Charlotte for Christmas, preparing for their Saturday bowl matchup against 9-3 Cincinnati. 

On Tuesday, they did the NASCAR thing at Charlotte Motor Speedway where Director of Athletics Bubba Cunningham tweeted a photo of head football coach Larry Fedora with a UNC-themed car.

Both teams are looking to end the season on an up note after difficult starts. Fedora's Tar Heels started the season 1-5 and looking lost. After losing starting senior quarterback Bryn Renner, they could have lost their way. Instead, they regrouped and rebounded to finish 6-6.

UNC has beaten Cincinnati in two meetings, the last one in Chapel Hill in 1991.

Belk Bowl

Cincinnati (plus 3) vs. North Carolina

Dec. 28, 3:20 p.m. 

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  • Innsbruck Dec 25, 2013


    Santa DID NOT bring Alex a life. Still as sorry as ever.

  • Innsbruck Dec 25, 2013

    View quoted thread

    Lol. One has nothing to do with the other, but you keep on trying!!

  • YouGotThatRight Dec 24, 2013

    While watching this game in Bank of America stadium just remember Bill Friday and Bank of America billionaire heir C.D. Spangler showed up on UNC Charlotte's campus advising them not begin a new football program. Then their alma mater in Chapel Hill sunk $80 million in upgrades to Kenan Stadium. I would never give a dime of my money to this crew.

  • Go Lee County Dec 24, 2013

    hope Santa will bring alex a life...
    Go Heels !!!!!

  • BISHOP5 Dec 24, 2013

    View quoted thread too.

  • iron fist Dec 24, 2013

    GO HEELS!!!!Good luck to all the ACC teams playing bowl games

  • StunGunn Dec 24, 2013

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    Thanks, BB5. I'm hoping the ACC makes a good showing in the bowls this year.

  • redwolfone Dec 24, 2013


  • Alex25 Dec 24, 2013

    It never changes: The Carolina Way //

  • Honesty first Dec 24, 2013

    Bearcat will taste good in CLT. Get it done Heels. Make it 3-0.




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