College Football

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5:00 PM PT6:00 PM MT7:00 PM CT8:00 PM ET12:00 AM GMT8:00 AM 北京时间5:00 PM MST7:00 PM EST, Sep. 27, 2018
Hard Rock Stadium, Miami Gardens, Florida  Attendance: 60,843

No. 16 Miami gets 3 defensive TDs, rolls by Tar Heels 47-10

(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

By TIM REYNOLDS

AP Sports Writer

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) The Turnover Chain became the Touchdown Chain.

Miami tied a school record with three defensive touchdowns, N'Kosi Perry threw for a score in his first start and the No. 16 Hurricanes downed North Carolina 47-10 on Thursday night.

Romeo Finley and Joe Jackson ran back interceptions for scores, Jonathan Garvin scooped up a fumble and rumbled in for another touchdown and the Hurricanes (4-1, 1-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) wound up forcing six turnovers in all.

"It was a sight to see," Miami defensive coordinator Manny Diaz said. "We always say, turnovers, they seem to come in bunches. The fact that we turned defense into offense on those was quite a sight to see."

Perry didn't have to do much, completing eight of 12 passes for 125 yards with one touchdown and one interception in his debut as the Miami starter. Deejay Dallas rushed 11 times for 114 yards and a touchdown for the Hurricanes, whose 12th straight home regular-season win matches the school's longest in 15 years.

Thanks to the defensive scoring, Miami had more points than plays - 47-46. And the Hurricanes' quest for back-to-back ACC Coastal Division titles is off and running.

"We want to get back to Charlotte," Miami coach Mark Richt said, referring to the site of the ACC title game. "That was a good start."

Chazz Surratt, making his season debut after serving a three-game suspension for selling team-issued shoes, relieved North Carolina starting quarterback Nathan Elliott early and rushed for a touchdown for the Tar Heels (1-3, 1-1). But Surratt was intercepted three times, the Tar Heels also fumbled the ball away three times and they were a combined 3 for 16 on third and fourth downs.

"They put it on us today," North Carolina coach Larry Fedora said. "They got us into some long-yardage situations and brought a lot of heat on third and long. And we didn't handle it very well."

Richt kept most everyone guessing on his decision whether to start Perry or incumbent Malik Rosier right up until kickoff; he told the quarterbacks his decision a couple days ago. He lauded Rosier for the way he handled the news.

"He showed a lot of class," Richt said.

Perry went the whole way, sans for a last-play kneel-down by quarterback Cade Weldon - though Miami's defense was its best offense.

The three defensive touchdowns were a first for Miami since a game against West Virginia on Sept. 23, 2000. The Hurricanes became the first ACC team with three defensive scores in a game since Boston College in 2006, and are now one of two teams nationally this season to do so - along with Akron, which did it against Northwestern earlier this month.

It was Miami's first time forcing six turnovers in an ACC game since a win over North Carolina State in 2012.

"We always talk about running the table," said Dallas, who has been one of Miami's most-vocal leaders since the season-opening loss to LSU. "The first game stung us and we came back, we came back hungry. I just think we can beat anybody."

THE TAKEAWAY

North Carolina: The Heels were their own worst enemies. Besides the six turnovers, they had goal-to-go situations twice and came away with a total of three points. A drive to the Miami 3 early in the game netted the field goal, and a drive to the Miami 7 in the third quarter became a third-and-goal from the 31. The result there was a missed 48-yard field goal try.

Miami: The Hurricanes' 33 first-half points were their second-most by halftime of any ACC game, but the second half looked very ugly offensively. And a major storyline during Florida State week will be the status of LB Shaquille Quarterman, who sprained an ankle in the first half, returned to start the third quarter - and aggravated the injury early in the third quarter. X-rays were negative.

POLL IMPLICATIONS

Miami will remain in the AP Top 25. The last time Miami was ranked going into three consecutive Octobers was from 2003 through 2005.

FRUSTRATED HEELS

Elliott lauded Miami as "a great football team," but also noted that he thought North Carolina beat itself. "We just gave them the ball too many times, in every way. We have to do better than that," Elliott said.

UP NEXT

North Carolina: Hosts Virginia Tech on Oct. 13. The Tar Heels had two weeks off because their game against UCF was cancelled because of Hurricane Florence, then played twice in five days, and now have another two-week break.

Miami: Hosts Florida State on Oct. 6. The Hurricanes snapped a seven-game losing streak to the Seminoles with a dramatic win last season - and now will try to snap a six-game home slide against their rivals. FSU last lost at Miami in 2004.

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Updated September 28, 2018

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NCAA FB
Appalachian State   Sat 3:30pm
North Carolina  
Ball State   Sat 7:00pm
NC State  
NFL
Carolina   Sun 4:05pm
Arizona  
NHL
Tampa Bay 0 F
Carolina 2
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USC  
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Elon   Sat 12:00pm
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LSU   Sat 12:00pm
Vanderbilt  
Michigan State   Sat 12:00pm
Northwestern  
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Wisconsin  
Southern Mississippi   Sat 12:00pm
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Appalachian State   Sat 3:30pm
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UCF   Sat 3:30pm
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Washington   Sat 3:30pm
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Ball State   Sat 7:00pm
NC State  
Old Dominion   Sat 7:00pm
Virginia  
Oregon   Sat 7:00pm
Stanford  
Charlotte   Sat 7:30pm
Clemson  
Oklahoma State   Sat 7:30pm
Texas  
Notre Dame   Sat 8:00pm
Georgia  
UCLA   Sat 10:30pm
Washington State  
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Interleague
Seattle 4 F
Pittsburgh 1
San Francisco 11 F
Boston 3
Tampa Bay 6 9th
Los Angeles 6
Seattle   12:35pm
Pittsburgh  
San Francisco   1:05pm
Boston  
American League
Kansas City 0 F
Oakland 1
Los Angeles 3 F
New York 2
Toronto 11 F
Baltimore 10
Detroit 1 F
Cleveland 2
Chicago 3 F
Minnesota 1
Texas 2 F
Houston 3
Los Angeles   6:35pm
New York  
Toronto   7:05pm
Baltimore  
Detroit   7:15pm
Cleveland  
Kansas City   7:40pm
Minnesota  
National League
Washington 1 F
St. Louis 5
New York 7 F
Colorado 4
Miami 4 F
Arizona 5
Philadelphia 4 F
Atlanta 1
San Diego 2 F
Milwaukee 1
Cincinnati 3 F
Chicago 2
Philadelphia   12:10pm
Atlanta  
San Diego   4:10pm
Milwaukee  
St. Louis   7:15pm
Chicago  
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Tennessee   8:20pm
Jacksonville  
Atlanta   Sun 1:00pm
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Baltimore   Sun 1:00pm
Kansas City  
Cincinnati   Sun 1:00pm
Buffalo  
Denver   Sun 1:00pm
Green Bay  
Detroit   Sun 1:00pm
Philadelphia  
Miami   Sun 1:00pm
Dallas  
New York   Sun 1:00pm
New England  
Oakland   Sun 1:00pm
Minnesota  
Carolina   Sun 4:05pm
Arizona  
New York   Sun 4:05pm
Tampa Bay  
Houston   Sun 4:25pm
Los Angeles  
New Orleans   Sun 4:25pm
Seattle  
Pittsburgh   Sun 4:25pm
San Francisco  
Los Angeles   Sun 8:20pm
Cleveland  
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Florida 3 F
Montreal 4
New Jersey 4 F
New York 3
St. Louis 2 F
Washington 3
Tampa Bay 0 F
Carolina 2
Toronto 3 F
Ottawa 4
Minnesota 1 F
Winnipeg 4
Detroit 1 F
Chicago 2
San Jose 4 01:03 3rd
Calgary 5
Boston   7:00pm
Philadelphia  
Columbus   7:00pm
Pittsburgh  
Florida   7:00pm
Montreal  
Dallas   9:00pm
Colorado  
Vancouver   9:00pm
Edmonton  
Vegas   10:30pm
Los Angeles  
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