- UNC defense needs to force Pitt to throw the ball
- Discipline and mistake-free football are crucial for success
- Getting Travis Shaw, the highly-touted defensive lineman, involved in the game is key
The North Carolina Tar Heels face the Pittsburgh Panthers in their first ACC game of the season. UNC enters the matchup with an undefeated record and a strong performance against Minnesota. The key for UNC’s defense is to force Pitt to throw, as quarterback Phil Jurkovec has struggled recently. Staying disciplined and avoiding mistakes will be crucial, as Pitt has a solid defense. Additionally, UNC needs to get defensive lineman Travis Shaw involved to reach his potential. Follow all the action on Tar Heels Wire and Panthers Wire!