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BTP Pregame Predictions: UNC-Chapel Hill

So how’s this thing gonna go? Can State get focused to wallop the Tarheels?

NCAA Football: North Carolina State at North Carolina Rob Kinnan-USA TODAY Sports

State hosts Carolina. Carolina sucks. Go State!

As per normal, each BTP contributor provides their score prediction below, plus a “classic” Twitter-esque 140 character-constrained comment on their predicted outcome. Let’s get to it!


Prediction: 24-28 (L)

Comment: “Everyone's feeling good about this one except me. Wake beats State twice. You'll want to punch your coworkers on Monday.“

Alec Lower

Prediction: 999999999- -6 (W)

Comment: “Hines has strong game, running for 3,000,000 yards and 117 touchdowns. UNC gets negative points for its hideous uniforms.“


Prediction: 45-17 (W)

Comment: “Alec stole my joke idea smh. But seriously what are you people worried about though. “


Prediction: 24-17 (W)

Comment: “The answer to Steven’s question is, to steal the quote, scared shitless until proven otherwise. State wins but it’s harder than necessary.“


Prediction: 31-24 (W)

Comment: “UNC on upswing; we're on downswing, but we should have just enough defense to pull it out; 4 weeks ago-no brainer; now there's doubt“


Prediction: 35-21 (W)

Comment: “Finley has struggled as the weather has gotten colder, but the forecast is nice for Saturday. I think he torches them.“


Prediction: 45-24 (W)

Comment: “Closer than it should be in the first half but State dominates the fourth quarter“

BTP Staff Cumulative Prediction: 142857172-18 (W) ... 34-22 (W, sans Alec’s prediction)

Agree? Disagree? Want to let us know your favorite UNC joke? Let us know in the comments!