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Bill Dooley News Archive

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...

Beers and stories with Bill Dooley
When he retired from coaching and settled into retirement in Wrightsville Beach, on the North Carolina coast, he originated and developed the Tri-Cities chapter of...

How Bill Dooley Rebuilt A Program
Bill Dooley came to Chapel Hill in 1967 and rebuilt a football program that had sputtered since the Charlie Justice teams of the late 1940s...

Audio: Don McCauley - Bill Dooley brought the SEC mentality to the ACC
Former UNC running back, Don McCauley, joins Adam Gold and Joe Ovies of Raleigh sports talk station 99.9 The Fan to talk about the impact...

The Bill Dooley I Got to Know
Bill Dooley didn't hit the ground running at North Carolina in 1967. Instead he found a friend with a single engine plane that could carry...

In memoriam: Bill Dooley left lasting imprint on ACC football
There are certainly more famous coaches than Bill Dooley in ACC football history, but none who touched three separate schools and thus the lives of...

Video: Remembering Bill Dooley
Former North Carolina football Coach Bill Dooley passed away at his home in Wilmington at the age of 82. His family issued a statement saying...

Wilmington locals pay tribute to legendary football coach Bill Dooley, 82
Bill Dooley served as the guiding force behind the Greater Wilmington Sports Hall of Fame, which created a scholarship program in his name. Dooley event...

Thoughts On Bill Dooley
I will never forget the first time I met Bill Dooley. I’m not old enough to remember much about his UNC teams, though my UNC-alum...

Chansky’s Notebook: The Trench Fighter
When Bill Dooley took over Carolina football in 1967, he ran off about half of the squad he had inherited. Spring practice was more like...

Bill Dooley remembered as the trench fighter who had a way with words
Bill Dooley's career coaching record was 162-125-5, with 10 bowl games in 26 seasons as a head coach. He coached Pro Football Hall of Famers...

Video: Bill Dooley - Legendary ACC Football Coach Passes Away
Legendary football coach Bill Dooley left an indelible mark on the ACC, as he was head coach at North Carolina, Wake Forest and Virginia Tech...

Extra Points: The Dooley Chorus
Bill Dooley’s results spoke for themselves. He won ACC titles in 1971 and ‘72 and his team shared the league title with Clemson in 1977...

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