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Extra Points: Old Irish

Today there is no gnashing of teeth over a stuffed two-point conversion (Clemson 2019), a couple of wayward field goals (Virginia Tech 2019), a quarterback gone bonkers (Virginia's Bryce Perkins with 490 total yards 2019), a blocked punt allowed (Florida State 2020) or a fake punt surrendered (Virginia 2020). There is no acid reflux over that single 50/50 ball gone the other way, those measly inches along the boundary or goal line keeping Carolina's football team from the promised land of victory.

No, what's facing Carolina Coach Mack Brown, his team and Tar Heel Nation in the aftermath of Friday's encounter with Notre Dame is the stark reality of what happens when you line up against the nation's No.