Clemson football has run roughshod over the ACC for a while now. Of course, with the 14-team ACC and an eight-game conference schedule, there are teams that rarely get the Tigers at home.
One of them is North Carolina. Chapel Hill is the site of this Saturday's game, and just so happens to be a place where the Tigers have struggled.
The last time this matchup took place at Kenan Memorial Stadium was in 2010. The Tar Heels, led by Butch Davis, took down an early-year Dabo Swinney team 21-16.
The last time Clemson won in Chapel Hill was all the way back in 2002. Tommy Bowden's team dominated a struggling Jim Bunting-led Tar Heels team 42-12.
This year will probably be more along those lines. Clemson has cruised to a 4-0 record, with big wins over Texas A&M and Syracuse, without breaking much of a sweat. North Carolina opened strong, with wins over South Carolina and Miami, but are now riding a two-game losing streak after falling to Wake Forest and Appalachian State.
The two sides are getting the network television treatment on Saturday afternoon.
Game Time: 3:30 p.m. ET
Spread: Clemson -27.5
Announcers: Dave Pasch, Greg McElroy, Tom Luginbill
Trevor Lawrence was the headliner entering the season for Clemson, and he's been a bit up-and-down. Through the first three weeks of the season he had five touchdowns and five interceptions, and some believe he'd been pressing a bit, given all of the hype and massive expectations for him entering the year.
Luckily for him, the Tigers are so loaded that it hasn't mattered much.
Last weekend, he left the game after just nine attempts. He completed seven for 94 yards and two touchdowns before hitting the showers as the Tigers cruised to a 52-10 win.
North Carolina isn't hurting at the quarterback position either, even if they don't have a presumptive No. 1 pick under center. Freshman Sam Howell looks the part so far, completing over 64-percent of his passes, and throwing for 1,024 yards and nine touchdowns, with just two interceptions through four games.
The Tigers should roll to another win here, but if North Carolina can stay competitive, most Heels fans would probably sign for that.