XN Sports Top 25 College Football Rankings

Rashad Greene

23. North Carolina (1-0) – The Tar Heels will have to take care of the ball better — four turnovers in their opener — but the defense is off to a good start. North Carolina had just 20 takeaways last season but forced six turnovers against Liberty, the most forced by the Tar Heels since 2009.

Last game: Beat Liberty, 56-29
Next game: Saturday vs. San Diego State

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