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2018 Week 1 Analysis-North Carolina vs. CAL

North Carolina vs. CAL

Notes:
Last year, CAL defeated North Carolina 35-30 in Chapel Hill.
North Carolina won 3 games in 2017 against 2 FBS opponents (Old Dominion & Pittsburgh) who had a combined overall record of 10-14 or .416%.

 
The Tar Heels won those games by a total score of 87-54 or 16.5 ppg.

 

 

North Carolina also defeated FCS opponent-Western Carolina by a score of 65-10.

 

 
North Carolina lost 9 games in 2017 to FBS opponents (CAL, Louisville, Duke, Georgia Tech, Notre Dame, Virginia, Virginia Tech, Miami & NC State) with a combined overall record of 69-46 or .600%.

 

 
The Tar Heels lost those games by a total score of 311-160 or 16.7 ppg.

 

 
North Carolina was 1-6 at home in 2017 against FBS opponents (Miami, CAL, Louisville, Duke, Notre Dame & Virginia) with a combined overall record of 46-31 or .597%.

 

 

 
The Tar Heels lost those games by a total score of 186-125 or 10.1 ppg.

 

 

 
CAL won 5 games in 2017 against 4 FBS opponents (North Carolina, Ole Miss, Washington State & Oregon State) with a combined overall record of 19-30 or .387%.

 

 

 
The Bears won those games by a total score of 136-72 or 16.0 ppg.

 

 

 

 
CAL also defeated FCS opponent Weber State by a score of 33-20.

 
CAL lost 7 games in 2017 to FBS opponents (USC, Oregon, Washington, Arizona, Colorado, Stanford & UCLA) with a combined overall record of 55-37 or .597%.

 
The Bears lost those games by a total score of 249-164 or 12.1 ppg.

 

 

 
CAL was 1-5 on the road in 2017 against FBS opponents (Oregon, Washington, Colorado, Stanford & UCLA) with a combined overall record of 37-28 or .584%.

 

 

 
The Bears lost those games by a total score of 174-100 or 14.8 ppg.

 

 

 

 

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Joseph Lisi is a member of the FWAA (Football Writers Association of America), the Maxwell Football Club and the National Football Foundation. He is the owner of the website: www.goforthe2.com and hosts a weekly college football radio show on SB Nation Radio and FNSTY Sports Radio from 10-12pm EST every Saturday morning. Listen live at: www.sbnationradio.com or www.fntsy.com/radio. Joseph is a former college football researcher for ABC Sports and has been featured on: SportsXRadio with Ken Thomson, ESPN Radio, Sirius XM Radio, FNTSY Sports Network, the Sid Rosenberg Show (640 AM Sports-South Florida), 1560 AM CBS Sports Melbourne, FL and multiple media outlets throughout the nation. Joe appears every Friday with Ken Thomson on SportsXRadio for the Football Fiasco in which every game on the college board is broken down during the show. Follow Joe on Twitter: @goforthe2

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