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UNC-NCSU winner could reap in-state recruiting benefits
The winner of Saturday’s UNC at N.C. State football (12:30 p.m. WRAL-TV) game could and certainly should get at least somewhat of an in-state recruiting...

Brewer: Special 50th Anniversary
Some of North Carolina's finest players will be on hand Saturday when the 1963 Gator Bowl team celebrates its 50th anniversary. The Tar Heels posted...

Kelvin Bryant and the curse of Badlanta
Very little positive has happened for Carolina football in Atlanta since that day when Kelvin Bryant got hurt. In fact, I could go back to...

Pigskin Preview Notebook
The 11th Annual Bill Dooley/East Chapter Triangle Pigskin Preview lacked the sharp banter that previous years had provided, yet Larry Fedora was still effective in...

Larry Fedora At Pigskin Preview July 25
North Carolina football coach Larry Fedora will join four other head coaches from the area for the 11th annual Bill Dooley Triangle/East Pigskin Preview at...

Tar Heels Mourn The Loss Of Mike Mansfield
Mike Mansfield, an outstanding linebacker from the early 1970s, passed away Tuesday (April 23) at his home in Greensboro of an apparent heart attack. Funeral...

Bowl or no bowl, Larry Fedora says Tar Heels are ready to go
A 2012 postseason ban hasn’t sapped any energy from UNC’s football team. Speaking at the annual Bill Dooley Triangle/East Chapter Pigskin Preview, UNC coach Larry...

Former Coach Bill Dooley Remembers Mike Voight As Fearless
The second leading rusher in UNC History, Mike Voight died early Tuesday morning at his home in Tidewater, VA from causes not immediately known. He...

Pigskin Preview brings together the area's football coaches
Ahead of this weekend’s ACC Football Kickoff, the Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club will host the 9th annual Bill Dooley Triangle/East Chapter Pigskin Preview...

Solid foundation
There are parts that a great football team can do without, but a superb offensive line is rarely one of those. The foundation on which...

Public appearances loom for Butch Davis
Envy the organizers of the 8th Annual Bill Dooley Triangle/East Chapter Pigskin Preview, which will take place on Thursday. With North Carolina coach Butch Davis...

Donnan still has Carolina in his mind
As the recruiting director on Bill Dooley's Carolina staffs during much of the 1970s, Donnan helped the Tar Heels come close to cornering the market...

Extra Points Archives: Sleight of Hand
The glory days of the Wallace Wade-Bill Murray football regime of the mid-20th century had faded at Duke University by the late 1960s. Meanwhile in...

Butch Davis could surpass his UNC predecessors
Starting his third lap at North Carolina, Butch Davis is on track to rate as the best football coach in school history. Hold the drum...

Jimmy Jerome was a triple threat
Former UNC head coach Bill Dooley remembers the late Jimmy Jerome well. Jerome, whom Dooley recruited from Wallace to play to UNC, is a wide...

Extra Points: Year Three Yearnings
Jim Tatum made above-the-fold headlines by venturing to Los Angeles and nipping Southern Cal in Year Three. Bill Dooley snared a big Clemson win in...

ACC Gridiron Legend No. 30: 1972 North Carolina
The rebirth of what was once a terrific football program began when UNC hired Bill Dooley to run things in 1967. Within five years, his...

Butch’s Bandwagon Getting Light
It is time North Carolina fans get off the “Butch Davis is God” bandwagon. The man can coach and build programs, but he is not...

With Dooley, emphasis is always on FOOT-ball
When talking football with retired football coach Bill Dooley, you're bound to hear football often. It's like the golf announcer at the golf course talking...

Extra Points: Where Davis Leads, Heels and Their Fans Follow
UNC now has a proven head coach in the person of Butch Davis and is giving him the resources to do the job. No more...

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