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Game Thread: Wake Forest (2-0) hosts North Carolina (2-0)

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An in-state battle on Friday night in an unusual non-conference game between two ACC members.

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NCAA Football: Army at Wake Forest
Oct 29, 2016; Winston-Salem, NC, USA; Wake Forest Demon Deacons mascot rides onto the field prior to the game against Army Black Knights at BB&T Field. Black Knights won 21-13. Mandatory Credit: Joshua S. Kelly-USA TODAY Sports
Joshua S. Kelly-USA TODAY Sports

Time: 6:00 pm ET (Friday, September 13th, 2019)

Location: Winston Salem, North Carolina (BB&T Field, 31,500 capacity, turf)

TV: ESPN

Streaming: Watch ESPN

Radio: Wake Forest Sports Network, Wake Forest Gameday App

Live Stats: Wake Forest Sports, Wake Forest Gameday App

Twitter: @WakeFB, @BloggerSoDear, @Les_Johns, @ConorONeillWSJ

Instagram: @WakeFootball

Uniforms: Black Out!

Spread: Wake -3 (opened Wake -3.5)

Over/Under: 66

ESPN Matchup Predictor: 47% chance to win

NCAA 14 Simulation: UNC wins 29-21

Opponent’s Last: 28-25 win vs Miami

Weather Forecast: 77 degrees with scattered thunderstorms

The Wake Forest Demon Deacons host the North Carolina Tar Heels tonight (Friday). Although both teams are in the Atlantic Coast Conference, this game doesn’t count for conference record.

UNC comes in better than anticipated, led by Coach Mack Brown and freshman quarterback Sam Howell. Already tying the number of wins from last season, the Tar Heels hope to ride their strong momentum from an impressive win over the Miami Hurricanes.

Wake Forest hopes to ride their hot offense and QB Jamie Newman to another victory. The defense will miss DL Tyler Williams while the offense will be without WR Kendall Hinton, however, regardless of who plays, rivalries bring the best out of competitive teams.

Don’t forget to go in ALL BLACK, and as always....

GO DEACS!