Behind Drake Maye’s surprising Heisman campaign

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By David Hale, ESPN

With Maye at QB this year, however, UNC seems to have found its sweet spot. The Tar Heels (8-1) are ranked 15th in the College Football Playoff rankings and are all but assured of a spot in the ACC championship game. Maye, meanwhile, has been a revelation, leading the country with 31 touchdown passes and topping Pro Football Focus’ QB rankings and engineering a surprisingly serious Heisman Trophy campaign.

It’s a path that began on that driveway court, with the runt of the Maye clan learning that losing simply wasn’t an option.

“You’re walking toward a door, and he’ll race you there,” offensive coordinator Phil Longo said. “He’s just not used to doing something you don’t have to win at.”

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