Virginia Tech upsets #10 North Carolina 17-10 in season opener
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - The Virginia Tech defense forced three turnovers, and the Hokies upset #10 North Carolina 17-10 in their season opener on Friday night at Lane Stadium.
Quarterback Braxton Burmeister rushed for one touchdown, and passed for another, as Tech jumped out to a 14-0 lead in the 1st half.
The defense limited UNC quarterback Sam Howell and the potent Tar Heels’ attack to 354 yards of Total Offense, and they were 2-of-10 on Third Down in the game.
The victory is the Hokies’ first against a Top Ten opponent since 2014.
Virginia Tech (1-0) will be back in action at home against Middle Tennessee State next Saturday.
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