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Film Study: Watch how UNC tied the NCAA record for punt return touchdown last year


North Carolina freshman return phenom Ryan Switzer tied an NCAA record by taking five punt returns to the house last year. Truth be told, he would have broken the record if not for a sixth one being called back for a block in the back call, and the five he did score on already set a North Carolina CAREER punt return record.

All five of his record setting touchdowns came in the second half of UNC's season, one against Virginia, two against Pitt, one against Old Dominion, and one against Cincinnati. Assuming Switzer stays healthy and returns the next three seasons, he should be able to smash the FBS career record of eight, held by some guy named Wes Welker out of Texas Tech.

Here in this video, GoHeelsTV sits down with Ryan Switzer to break down the kicks he took for six (and a few he almost broke), and you get a solid peek at the scheme and perhaps more importantly, the athleticism that the Heels had on the field for special teams.