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He’s 97, and Bobby Gersten’s influence still is being felt
At 97, former Long Beach High School baseball and basketball coach Bobby Gersten remains a renaissance man. He coached future Hall of Fame basketball coach...

Jordon Brown's Quiet Strength
During Larry Fedora tenure at North Carolina, his offenses have been highlighted by players whose boisterous personalities almost equal their output on the field. That...

Is Larry Brown the right hire for Penny Hardaway?
Memphis shouldn’t hire Larry Brown as an assistant because all three programs he led wound up with NCAA sanctions. Memphis should hire Brown because he’s...

Larry Brown rumored to be joining Penny Hardaway's staff at Memphis
The rumor is that Larry Brown will join the staff of Penny Hardaway, the new head coach at Memphis. This could be perfect for Brown,...

Duke-Carolina: The rivalry that seldom disappoints
On February 4, 1961, the North Carolina Tar Heels traveled the short distance to Duke Indoor Stadium to take on the Blue Devils. The game...

NC football coaches make landing in-state recruits a priority
North Carolina coach Larry Fedora’s local haul included No. 2-rated wide receiver Jordyn Adams of Green Hope, the son of Tar Heels defensive line coach...

Larry Brown, Art Heyman and a brawl: Classic moments abound in UNC vs. Duke rivalry
Art Heyman and Larry Brown started throwing punches, fans poured out of the stands and joined in, and later Heyman even claimed he was kicked...

Signee 101: Get to know 4-star ATH Dyami Brown
Larry Fedora is attempting to re-stock the Tar Heels’ talent pool this winter. Going into this week, North Carolina has the No. 30 overall football...

North Carolina trying to flip Maryland OL Spencer Anderson
We’re a week away from the college football early signing period. Just this weekend, the Tar Heels had Maryland three-star commit Spencer Anderson on campus...

Jordon Brown Makes Amends
It always starts with a phone call. After Jordon Brown's fumble in the final minutes of UNC’s 24-19 loss to Miami on Oct. 28, North...

Extra Points: Energy
Despite the energy and rebound from the misery in Blacksburg, the themes of 2017 were front and center. "There were a lot of good things...

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...

Now Healthy, Versatile Jordon Brown is UNC's Featured Back
After being injured for much of the offseason, UNC running back Jordon Brown is now earning the majority of the reps for the Tar Heels,...

Weekly State of North Carolina Football Coaching Grades
Larry Fedora, UNC, C: The biggest problem against Duke was the lack of a consistent rushing attack other than quarterback Chazz Surratt. Running backs Jordon...

Stats to know after UNC's football first win
UNC is averaging 39.3 points over three games, tying them for 30th in the country. Their 450.7 yards per game average ranks 49th. In Larry...

Jordon Brown leads UNC's young running back corps
Jordon Brown is no slouch. Listed at 5-foot-10 and 195 pounds, he is an every-down back with the speed to get around the edge and...

Monday UNC Football Preseason Camp Tidbits
Larry Fedora said that all UNC's running backs are "like freshman" outside of sophomore Jordon Brown. Some are true freshman (Michael Carter and Kayne Roberts),...

Larry Brown Named Head Coach of USA East Coast Team for 2017 Tour to Spain
Hall of Fame coach Larry Brown was announced Monday as the head coach of USA East Coast for their 2017 tour of Spain. Brown, 76,...

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...

Oregon Ducks' Dana Altman, Roy Williams of UNC renew rivalry from 1990s at Final Four
Dana Altman’s final season as an assistant coach at Kansas State in 1989 marked the arrival of Roy Williams at Kansas. When Altman returned to...

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