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No. 1 Clemson Has A Brutal Start To The North Carolina Game

A closeup of Clemson football coach Dabo Swinney.

CLEMSON, SC - OCTOBER 07: Head coach Dabo Swinney of the Clemson Tigers walks the sidelines during the Tigers' game against the Wake Forest Demon Deacons at Memorial Stadium on October 7, 2017 in Clemson, South Carolina. (Photo by Mike Comer/Getty Images)

The Week 5 college football slate has been lacking in excitement so far. Perhaps that will change during the 3:30 window.

Clemson, the No. 1 team in the country, is taking on Mack Brown's North Carolina squad in Chapel Hill. The Tar Heels are looking good early.

UNC marched down the field on its first possession of the game, scoring a touchdown to take a 7-0 lead on the Tigers.

Clemson then got the ball and drove into the Tar Heels' territory, only to settle for a field goal attempt. It missed.

North Carolina is leading No. 1 Clemson, 7-0, in an early upset bid.

It's early, of course, but this one could get interesting.

Clemson and North Carolina are playing on ABC.