UNC Sleeping Giant: Near-Breakthroughs


When a team dubbed a sleeping giant by some has had football success elude them over time, there are always myriad reasons: poor decisions, bad timing, etc. Oh, and ticks. Or at least one fateful tick who bit former UNC head coach in the summer of 1959, giving him a case of Rocky Mountain spotted fever that resulted in his death at age 46. (WRAL Sports Fan)

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