Danny Talbott News & Bio
Danny Talbott, a UNC Tar Heel legend
|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 was noted for his sense of humor and is one of the most revered athletes in Tar Heel history, having played football, baseball,...Wednesday February 26, 2020
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...Monday January 20, 2020
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...
Monday January 20, 2020
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...
Sunday January 19, 2020
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...
Thursday October 26, 2017
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...
Tuesday January 6, 2015
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...Saturday July 23, 2011
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...
Monday July 31, 2006