CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Sam Howell threw for program records of 550 yards and six touchdowns to help North Carolina rally past Wake Forest 59-53.
The Tar Heels trailed by 21 points with about seven minutes left in the third quarter before running off 35 unanswered points. Howell scored the go-ahead touchdown on a 20-yard keeper with 4:11 left.
UNC matched its biggest comeback in a win and finished with a program-record 742 total yards. Sam Hartman threw for 429 yards and four touchdowns for Wake Forest.
The Demon Deacons had won four straight games and finished with 606 total yards.