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Football Falls at North Carolina

Football Falls at North Carolina

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POSTGAME REACTION
Larry Scott Brad Kaaya
Lawrence Cager & Chris Herndon Joe Yearby
SCORE BY QUARTER
Team 1 2 3 4 F
MIAMI 0 0 7 14 21
UNC 7 24 21 7 59
TEAM STATS
1st Downs 30 25
Total Yards 487 425
Passing Yards 189 326
Rushing Yards 298 99
Penalties 5-56 12-103
Turnovers 0 3
Possession 29:16 30:44
INDIVIDUAL LEADERS
 PASSING C/ATT YDS AVG TD INT
Williams 11/16 105 9.5 1 0
Kaaya 24/43 326 13.6 1 1
RUSHING CAR YDS AVG TD LONG
Hood 17 132 7.8 1 34
Yearby 13 74 5.7 0 16
RECEIVING REC YDS AVG TD LONG
Fieulleteau 4 74 18.5 0 47
Yearby 4 79 19.8 0 30

Chapel Hill, N.C. – The Miami Hurricanes fell behind early and could not recover Saturday afternoon at Kenan Memorial Stadium, dropping their matchup with No. 23 North Carolina 59-21.

The Tar Heels (9-1, 6-0 ACC) outgained the Hurricanes 487-425, and led 31-0 at the half. North Carolina quarterback Marquise Williams finished the game 11-of-16 with 105 passing yards, and totaled 237 all-purpose yards.

Hurricanes quarterback Brad Kaaya was 24-for-43 and threw for one touchdown, an 8-yard completion to freshman Lawrence Cager. The TD was Cager’s first of his career.

Junior WR Stacy Coley led all Hurricanes with 5 catches, totaling 58 yards, while sophomore Joe Yearby grabbed four passes for 79 yards.

Sophomore RB Trayone Gray rushed for his second touchdown of the season, a 1-yard dive in the fourth quarter. Kaaya also rushed for a 1-yard touchdown on a quarterback sneak.

Junior Jermaine Grace led the Canes with eight total tackles, including four solo tackles and one sack. Sophomores Anthony Moten and Chad Thomas also combined for a sack.

Miami (6-4, 3-3 ACC) returns to action Nov. 21 with a matchup against Georgia Tech at Sun Life Stadium. Kickoff is set for 12:30 p.m. on the ACC Network.