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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...

Ode To The Original Ball Coach
Denny Marcin, who died at the age of 75 on Sept. 20, was always good for an entertaining story, a hearty laugh, a pat on...

Extra Points Wednesday
The 1978-87 epoch of Carolina football has been overlooked, under-appreciated and often ignored. The fact is the Dick Crum era produced the last ACC championship...

Tar Heels offense: From a cloud of dust to the fast break
Imagine the culture shock if you were a Tar Heels fan who had not seen a game since the days of Bill Dooley, Dick Crum,...

Major Position Changes in College Football History
Lawrence Taylor, North Carolina (1977-80): L.T. was originally recruited as a defensive lineman and played at nose guard and middle linebacker his sophomore year. Then...

Remembering Kelvin Bryant, Steve Streater and 1981 ECU Game
Dick Crum said there was no official effort before the opener to dedicate the game to Steve Streater or otherwise recognize him, and Kelvin Bryant...

Going postal in the Coastal
UNC at Pittsburgh 12:30 Heinz Field: Series History - It’s a short history but actually pretty significant. North Carolina won the first meeting in 1974...

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...

UNC vs Paul Johnson By The Numbers
Playing Georgia Tech has never been a happy occasion for UNC except during the Dick Crum and Mack Brown years. UNC was 8-2 in the...

Chansky: Cackle On, Coach!
C’mon, Head Ball Coach, surely winning a Heisman Trophy and a national championship are more impressive accomplishments to cackle over on your way to the...

Tar Heels Host Ladies Football Clinic
On Thursday, the annual Ladies Football Clinic took place in the Pope Box at Kenan Stadium. The event started in the early 1980s under Dick...

Dick Crum to be Inducted into the Greater Cleveland Sports Hall of Fame
Dick Crum, former head coach of Miami’s football program, will become a member of the Greater Cleveland Sports Hall of Fame on Sept. 22. In...

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...

Furman Adds Antonio Goss To Football Coaching Staff
Furman head football coach Bruce Fowler announced the hiring of Antonio Goss as the Paladins' cornerbacks coach and special teams coordinator. Goss, who spent seven...

Former UNC player in line as Hoosiers head football coach
Oklahoma offensive coordinator and former UNC player Kevin Wilson will be the new head coach Indiana, according to ESPN and various news outlets. The 49-year-old...

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...

West Virginia coach holds UNC dear
So what's Bill Stewart talking about as his players walk by with lunch plates loaded with barbecue? How much he loves Chapel Hill and North...

Bill Stewart has ties to North Carolina
Bill Stewart, West Virginia's football coach, is a Mountaineer to the core but has ACC roots that go back almost 30 years. He worked at...

UNC will try to exorcise its Charlottesville demons
The Tar Heels and Cam Sexton will walk into Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, Va., on Saturday stronger than when they walked out of it two...

Who needs hoops when football is starting to show signs of success
This weekend, UNC's campus will be graced by two events of enormous stature. On Friday, there is Late Night with Roy – the annual comedy...

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