Jim Tatum News & Bio
1960s UNC QB, All-ACC selection Junior Edge passes away
|Born:||July 22, 1913|
|Died:||July 23, 1959|
|Notes:||Football, Baseball, Head Football Coach|
Recruited to UNC by coach Jim Tatum, Junior Edge would start at safety and was second among ACC players in interceptions as a sophomore in...Sunday August 30, 2020
ACC football record book: ‘where would the ACC have been had Jim Tatum lived?’
On the occasion of his 46th birthday, Jim Tatum towered over college football. He perfected the Split-T offense and rode it to four titles in...Tuesday May 26, 2020
Four UNC Student-Athletes Honored With Chancellor's Awards
Katie Hoeg, a senior on the North Carolina women's lacrosse team, has been selected as the winner of this year's Jim Tatum Memorial Award, an...
Thursday April 16, 2020
Brown, Tatum among ESPN's 150 greatest coaches in college football history
59. Mack Brown, 250-128-1 (Appalachian State, Tulane, UNC, Texas): Brown's 158 wins at Texas rank No. 2 in school history, behind Darrell Royal's 167; 82...
Tuesday December 10, 2019
Total Tar Heels: UNC Athletes Excel Outside of Competition
Luke Maye was honored at the Chancellor's Awards as the winner of the Jim Tatum Memorial Award, which goes to the student-athlete who has performed...
Tuesday May 28, 2019
Luke Maye Wins Jim Tatum Award
Luke Maye, a senior on the UNC men's basketball team, was honored at the 2019 Chancellor's Awards Ceremony as the winner of this year's Jim...
Tuesday May 7, 2019
Mack Brown will be fighting history on second round at North Carolina
Mack Brown is not the first coach to return to a job he once held. He's not even the first coach to return to a...Wednesday November 28, 2018
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...
Wednesday October 11, 2017
Ralph Strayhorn Jr.: Always on call for his alma mater
A native of Durham, Ralph Strayhorn, Jr. was recruited by UNC assistant football coach Jim Tatum and played three seasons with the Tar Heels before...
Monday June 12, 2017
Top College Football Coaches Ever: No. 80 Carl Snavely, No. 76 Jim Tatum
80. Carl Snavely An expert in the single-wing offense, Snavely had two successful stints at North Carolina but peaked in 1939, when he led Cornell...
Wednesday August 10, 2016