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Art Weiner News & Bio


Name:Art Weiner
Hometown:Newark, NJ
High School:West Side
Born:August 16, 1926
Died:December 25, 2013
Notes:College Football Hall of Fame, 2x All-American, UNC retired jersey #50
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Greatest former UNC athlete by state (New Jersey): Art Weiner
Art Weiner, whose No. 50 jersey has been retired by UNC, was a two-time first-team All-America in 1948 and 1949, three-time first-team All-Southern Conference and...

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,...

Memories of Charlie "Choo Choo" Justice and Doak Walker
When UNC played Wake Forest on October 15, 1949 my dad and I were there. We arrived in Chapel Hill that Saturday and visited Franklin...

Tar Heel football great Art Weiner recalled as 'class act'
Art Weiner was a spry 70 years old and a successful retired businessman when he asked Marion Kirby for a job. Kirby, the football coach...

UNC Football All-America Art Weiner Passes Away
Art Weiner, former UNC football star and member of the College Football Hall of Fame, died Christmas evening at Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital in...

Hakeem Nicks should turn pro
Hakeem Nicks is North Carolina’s best receiver since Art Weiner, as his play reminded fans Saturday. He is ready for the NFL, another obvious point...



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