College football is in a weird spot when it comes to filling schedules. The backlash from playing FCS teams (see: Carolina’s 2015 CFP rankings) and the growing trend of made-for-TV neutral site showdowns has made filling a home schedule in non-conference play extremely tricky. Home-and-homes with Group of 5 teams are becoming the norm, and Carolina is leveraging them in markets that cover their recruiting footprint quite well.
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September 16, 2017
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