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Chansky’s Notebook: UNC's Nightmare Football Season Over
Perhaps the longest fall in Carolina football history has come to a merciful end. The Tar Heels have had bad seasons before, most of them...

UNC ACC Football Champs from 1977 Reunite for Western Carolina Game
Some 70 players and managers from North Carolina's 1977 ACC championship football team will convene in Chapel Hill this weekend for a reunion around the...

Perspective on UNC football under Larry Fedora
Since arriving in Chapel Hill, Larry Fedora has guided UNC to a bowl game every season that they have been eligible. You know who did...

Video: Roaches, bears play role in Triangle coaches' favorite recruiting memories
The head football coaches from North Carolina, Duke, East Carolina, NC Central and NC State shared their most memorable stories from the recruiting trail at...

Triangle Pigskin Preview Set For July 20
On July 20, 2017, The 15th Annual Bill Dooley Pigskin Preview will be held at the Embassy Suites in Cary, NC. Registration starts at...

UNC’s key to football success is keeping Larry Fedora happy
At 40-25, Larry Fedora holds the second-highest win percentage (.615) of any Tar Heel coach in the ACC era (dating to 1953). Coaches trailing him...

Joey Mangili Receives NFF University Scholar Athlete Award
Former UNC punter Joey Mangili was named the recipient of the University Scholar Athlete award by the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame,...

Endowment fund named for Bill Dooley
John Bunting makes it clear his college football coach was about more than Xs and Os. “Coach Dooley always wanted his players to become good...

A 1972 Trip To El Paso
Carolina is heading back to the Sun Bowl. Or, as Coach Bill Dooley liked to call it, “the Fun Bowl.” He said the Sun Bowl...

UNC Football Flashback: Into the Storm
UNC vs Florida - Oct. 19, 1968: “It rained so much if you put the ball down it would float off.” The rain came down...

The Dooleys will be honored before Saturday’s Georgia-North Carolina game
Bill Dooley admired his big brother but liked nothing better than beating him – no matter what the game. He would go on to play...

45 years after 'Dooley Bowl,' UNC and Georgia set to meet
Nearly 45 years have passed since the last time North Carolina and Georgia met on the football field. On the very last day of 1971,...

Bill & Vince Dooley fought for each other
When you peruse the football resume of Bill Dooley, you become linked with a number of highlights which resulted from Bill being exactly what he...

No more ‘three yards and a cloud of dust’
They called Bill Dooley, “the ol’ Trenchfighter”. He borrowed a coaching staple from someone who had to have been one of his sideline heroes –...

Coin toss for UGA-UNC set for Vince Dooley, sons of Bill Dooley
The coin toss before Georgia and North Carolina play in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game Sept. 3 was set to involve former Bulldog coach Vince Dooley...

Bunting on Bill Dooley: ‘He changed the landscape in the ACC’
Former UNC football coach John Bunting joined The David Glenn Show on Wednesday to discuss the legacy of Bill Dooley. A college coach for 36...

A side of Bill Dooley few got to see
The stories started coming in from all over the state, and they identified him the same way. Bill Dooley, the football coach at North Carolina...

Vince Dooley remembers brother, former UNC coach Bill Dooley
Family, friends, and former players and coaches paid their respects Saturday morning at former UNC Coach Bill Dooley’s funeral. Dooley spent time coaching for North...

Audio: Bunting - Dooley "is a legend"
Former UNC football player and coach, John Bunting, joins Adam Gold and Joe Ovies of Raleigh sports talk station 99.9 The Fan to lament the...

Bill Dooley remembered as a 'maker of men'
What Rich Fox remembers most is the tears. Tears in his eyes — and those of his Virginia Tech teammates — as the players ran...

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