Advertisement

 CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) -North Carolina receiver Brandon Tate is out for the season with a knee injury, ending his college career and leaving the No. 18 Tar Heels without a big-play threat and kick returner.
Tate injured his right knee in the first quarter of the 29-24 win against Notre Dame on Saturday and did not return. Tate underwent an MRI on Sunday night that confirmed an earlier diagnosis of torn anterior cruciate and medial collateral ligaments.
Tate had scored five touchdowns this season and was leading the Atlantic Coast Conference with 163.7 all-purpose yards per game. He had 376 yards receiving, 143 yards rushing, 305 kickoff return yards and 158 punt return yards.
The senior finishes his career as the NCAA's all-time leader with 3,523 combined kick return yards.

NCAAF Headlines

More inNCAAF News  

NCAAF Top Stories

Thumbnail Baylor vs. Iowa State Pick Will Saturday's Big 12 matchup between Baylor and Iowa State at 12:00PM ET turn into a shootout?
Thumbnail Northwestern vs. Iowa Pick When Big Ten foes Iowa and Northwestern meet up on Saturday at Noon ET, will it be a defensive battle?
Thumbnail Texas vs. Oklahoma State Pick Is the over a safe bet when Texas visits Oklahoma State at 12:00PM ET on Saturday?
Thumbnail Florida vs. Vanderbilt Pick What's the better play for bettors on Saturday when Florida visits Vanderbilt at 12:00PM ET, the over or the under?
Thumbnail Rutgers vs. Ohio State Pick Will Rutgers be able to put up any fight when it takes on No. 2 Ohio State on Saturday at Noon ET, or will the...
More inNCAAF Articles  

NCAAF Team Pages