Kenan Memorial Stadium
Chapel Hill, NC
Florida State is 7-0-1 against North Carolina in the all-time series…FSU defeated UNC 13-0 last year in a steady rain in Tallahassee, the second straight year the two teams played in the rain…the Tar Heel defense held the Seminole offense to its lowest point total in four years…the game featured the nation’s No. 1 and No. 2 rated defenses…it was FSU’s first shutout since a 17-0 blanking of Clemson in ’94…Dexter Jackson blocked two punts while Peter Boulware and Greg Spires combined for five sacks in the game…the Seminoles have held UNC to less than 14 points in four of the last five meetings…the Tar Heels have made five consecutive bowl trips… FSU’s equipment truck caught fire on the way back from Chapel Hill in ’95, burning most of the Seminoles’ uniforms…Tar Heel head coach Mack Brown was a Florida State graduate and played with FSU assistant Billy Sexton in ’73…Brown was a two-year starter at running back for the Seminoles under Larry Jones…Brown has led the Tar Heels to two 10-win seasons in the last four years…UNC returns six senior starters on a defense that ranked No. 1 in overall defense last season…the UNC roster includes seven players from the state of Florida…FSU & UNC placed one-two in seven of the eight major ACC team defensive categories last season…UNC has not lost at home since a 28-12 defeat at the hands of Florida State in ’95…Seminole special teams have totaled four blocked punts and one blocked kick against the Tar Heels in the last two meetings.
September 6 INDIANA September 13 STANFORD September 20 at Maryland September 27 VIRGINIA October 4 at Texas Christian October 11 WAKE FOREST October 18 at NC State October 30 at Georgia Tech November 8 FLORIDA STATE November 15 at Clemson November 22 DUKE
UNC-OPP CLEMSON 45-0 at Syracuse 27-10 GEORGIA TECH 16-0 at Florida State 0-13 at Wake Forest 45-6 MARYLAND 38-7 at Houston 42-14 NC STATE 52-20 LOUISVILLE 28-10 at Virginia 17-20 at Duke 27-10 WEST VIRGINIA 20-13
Year Site Score 1983 Atlanta 28-3 1985 Chapel Hill 20-10 1986 Tallahassee 10-10 1992 Tallahassee 36-13 1993 Chapel Hill 33-7 1994 Tallahassee 31-18 1995 Chapel Hill 28-12 1996 Tallahassee 13-0