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Danny Talbott News & Bio


Name:Danny Talbott
Hometown:Rocky Mount, NC
High School:Rocky Mount
Born:November 1, 1944
Died:January 19, 2020
Notes:1965 ACC Football Player of the Year, 1966 College World Series, NC Sports HOF, NFL QB, MLB 1B

Danny Talbott, a UNC Tar Heel legend
Danny Talbott was noted for his sense of humor and is one of the most revered athletes in Tar Heel history, having played football, baseball,...

Extra Points: The Legend of Danny Talbott
Danny Talbott played three sports on UNC freshman teams in 1963-64 and then gave up basketball because he didn't think he could play professionally. Talbott...

Danny Talbott: Quintessential Athlete
North Carolina lost a legend Sunday, with the passing of three-sport star Danny Talbott. UNC football coach Mack Brown called him “one of the greatest...

Former UNC football and baseball star Danny Talbott dies at 75
Danny Talbott, one of the most revered athletes in UNC history, died Sunday morning at his home in Rocky Mount. He was 75. He was...

Talbott Cancer Center: It Will Save Lives
Administrators at Nash UNC Health Care in Rocky Mount planned to build a cancer treatment center that could serve northeastern North Carolina. They were brainstorming...

Danny Talbott: Priceless Gem
North Carolina legend Danny Talbott performed at the highest level on both the football field and baseball diamond during his years as a Tar Heel...

Danny Talbott to be honored during Phil Ford Golf Classic Gala
Danny Talbott, in conjunction with fellow Tar Heel and Rocky Mount native Phil Ford, is providing opportunities for children in the Twin Counties. The fourth...

Dascenzo: Quarterback U? Don't look toward Chapel Hill
What is it exactly about North Carolina's history of never producing a quality NFL quarterback? Once I went searching for UNC signal callers who have...



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