The wins started piling up for North Carolina at the same time freshman Ryan Switzer began racking up touchdowns.
That might not be a coincidence.
The receiver and returner has accounted for eight TDs during the five-game winning streak that brought the Tar Heels from a 1-5 start to bowl eligibility.
Switzer leads the nation and has tied an ACC record with four punt returns for touchdowns — and they've all come in North Carolina's past three games.
He's the second player in Division I history with TDs on punt returns in three straight games.
Switzer says that he's grown more comfortable as the season has progressed.
North Carolina (6-5, 4-3) hosts to No. 24 Duke (9-2, 5-2) in the regular-season finale on Saturday.