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Carolina Insider Podcast: Big Basketball & Football Wins
Recap North Carolina's big football win at Pittsburgh and the basketball win over Northern Iowa in the latest episode of the Carolina Insider podcast. Hosts...

Jason Brown’s Journey From Football to Farming
Former UNC football player Jason Brown, one of the highest-paid centers in the NFL, walked away from football at the peak of his career. His...

Faith takes Jason Brown from football to farming, and to Peoria
The sweet-potato harvest at Jason Brown’s farm in North Carolina takes place in about two weeks. It’s a busy time at his 1,000-acre spread. But...

These former Tar Heels are all rooting for ODU Saturday night
Ken Brown was director of ticketing for the University of North Carolina for more than eight years. He has fond memories of Chapel Hill, where...

Former UNC football player bags yams to donate to community
A truckload of sweet potatoes arrived at UNC this weekend to be bagged and donated. The process was part of Yam Jam, a new event...

Jason Brown Goes From Football Player To Farmer
The United Way of Alamance County was looking for a speaker who epitomized community service to represent this year’s Taste of Alamance event. That’s when...

Video: Inspiring America - Jason Brown Traded Football Field for Farm Field
Former North Carolina and NFL player Jason Brown was earning millions of dollars on the gridiron but, at the height of his career, he left...

Video: How Jason Brown Found His Dream in Doing Service
Jason Brown set aside a successful pro football career after a personal tragedy inspired him to dedicate his life to helping others...

NFL player-turned-farmer Jason Brown challenges ACC's brightest to change world
As a senior at UNC, Jason Brown was among 32 athletes honored for academic excellence at the 14th ACC Postgraduate Scholarship awards luncheon. That was...

My Carolina Experience: Jason Brown
Former UNC football player Jason Brown’s life has been far from ordinary. He has faced challenges head on and conquered them. Now, he's a man...

UNC, NFL star Jason Brown, who gave away his crop, delivers his own child
Jason Brown, the former NFL star who retired from football so he could grow crops to feed the hungry, delivered his own child Tuesday at...

Why Jason Brown traded NFL career for a tractor
At one point number 60, Jason Brown, was one of the best centers in the NFL. At one point he had a five-year, $37 million...

Video: Jason Brown's Harvest
Former NFL and UNC football player Jason Brown talks about his faith and farming. Brown's first harvest from his farm near Louisburg, N.C. yielded 46,000...

Jason Brown, a former NFL lineman, has big dreams to give back
Last spring, former UNC and NFL lineman Jason Brown surveyed massive dairy barns, a silo, newly tilled fields, four large ponds, and a large white...

Video: Jason Brown's Big Brother
The story of Rams C Jason Brown's older brother who died in Iraq...

Jason Brown: Giving Pause
It was Sept. 20, 2003, and Jason Brown could tell immediately that his mom, Deborah, sounded off. But he wasn't sure if that meant she...

Strength & Conditioning Coach Jeff Connors Leaving UNC
Strength and Conditioning Coordinator Jeff Connors will depart UNC to take the same position at East Carolina, according to sources. Connors, 54, has been UNC's...

NFL Update: Week 16
Alge Crumpler and Brandon Tate helped the Patriots win their seventh consecutive game and clinch the top seed in the AFC. Second-year wide receiver Hakeem...

Jason Brown Featured In Insightful Player
When Jason Brown played football in high school, he came home from practice too exhausted to do his homework. But he knew that schoolwork was...

NFL Update: Week 13
Julius Peppers registered four tackles and a sack in the Bears' 24-20 win over Detroit. Jason Brown anchored the Rams' offensive line leading St. Louis...

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