How Steve Spurrier Nearly Became UNC's Football Coach in 2005

During his induction into the South Carolina Football Hall of Fame on Thursday, legendary head football coach Steve Spurrier revealed that he nearly spurned South Carolina for North Carolina during his return to college coaching in 2005. According to Spurrier, UNC was in talks to replace coach and had singled out Spurrier for the job. (Inside Carolina)

Related: , Football Recruiting

Video: The Day After Podcast - Tar Heels Wear Out Wahoos
Saturday night jumped North Carolina back into the narrative in the ACC and perhaps on the national level. Tommy Ashley, Buck Sanders, and Jason Staples...

UNC stay at No. 21 in AP football poll, falls in coaches poll
The kind of talent on display in UNC’s victory over Virginia put the Tar Heels No. 10 in the preseason AP football poll. A pair...

Josh Downs' Career Night Against Virginia
A UNC Tar Heel has finished with more than 200 receiving yards in a single game eight times in school history. Dyami Brown did it...

Three Takeaways from UNC's Win Over Virginia
In front of a packed Kenan Stadium crowd, UNC used a balanced rushing and passing attack to pile on Virginia and defeat the Cavaliers 59-39...

How Steve Spurrier Nearly Became UNC's Football Coach in 2005

© 2005-2021 Tar Heel Times | Contact | Privacy Policy | Site Map | RSS | Did UNC Win?

Tar Heel Times is an unofficial resource for UNC fans and is not affiliated with the University of North Carolina.