Originally posted on The Cardinal Connect  |  Last updated 9/10/12
There is no excuse for losing to Wake Forest. With that said, don’t let North Carolina’s 27-28 loss to the Demon Deacons fool you. The Tar-Heels are still a solid team that has the talent to give Louisville some trouble on Saturday afternoon. We had all hoped that both teams would be undefeated entering week three, because North Carolina is the one and only non-conference opponent on Louisville’s schedule that they would greatly benefit from beating. Prior to the loss to Wake Forest, the Tar-Heels were just outside of the top 25. Somehow, even after the loss, they still received one vote in this week’s AP Poll. For those wondering why the loss to Wake Forest is so bad, it’s because the Demon Deacons we’re expected to be a dreadful team in 2012. Wake needed a late field goal to knock off Liberty in their season opener by a score of 20-17. As I’ve already stated, there is no excuse for losing to Wake Forest, however not having starting running-back Gio Bernard, due to a knee injury, ...
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