Texas A&M runs past North Carolina in Orange Bowl, 41-27

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Texas A&M head coach Jumbo Fisher raises his hands during the trophy presentation at the Orange Bowl NCAA college football game, Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021, in Miami Gardens, Fla. Texas A&M defeated North Carolina 41-27. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier)


MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Devon Achane had two late touchdown runs, including a 76-yarder with 3:44 left that put Texas A&M ahead to stay, and the fifth-ranked Aggies beat No. 14 North Carolina 41-27 in the Orange Bowl to cap a winless bowl season for the Atlantic Coast Conference. Kellen Mond passed for 232 yards and ran for a score for the Aggies, who were in the Orange Bowl for the first time since 1944. Aggies coach Jimbo Fisher improved to 3-0 in Orange Bowls, winning two previous ones when he was at Florida State.