Jay Bateman Among College Football's Top Coordinator Hires for 2019
|Born:||March 17, 1971 (48)|
|Notes:||Football, 1989 Parade All-American|
7. Jay Bateman, Co-Defensive Coordinator, North Carolina: Bateman plans to install an attacking defense in Chapel Hill this offseason. Under Bateman’s direction the last 5...Friday July 12, 2019
Coach Tommy Thigpen Discusses UNC's Inside Linebackers
Between Cole Holcomb, Dominique Ross and Jonathan Smith, North Carolina boasted plenty of experience at linebacker last season. But with Holcomb's departure to the NFL...Thursday May 30, 2019
Greatest former UNC athlete by state (Arkansas): Tommy Thigpen
Tommy Thigpen was born in El Dorado, AR, and spent the first 16 years of his life there before moving to Potomac, VA, which is...
Tuesday May 14, 2019
Video: Tommy Thigpen Post-Spring Practice Press Conference
North Carolina Co-Defensive Coordinator and Inside Linebackers Coach, Tommy Thigpen, meets with the media on Wednesday to discuss this season's Tar Heels team and what...
Saturday April 20, 2019
Back in Carolina Blue, Mack Brown Is Rebooting UNC With Something Old and Something New
Mack Brown collides with familiar and new every day in the job he wasn’t sure he’d ever have again. Brown once knew Rick Steinbacher as...
Thursday April 11, 2019
Randy Jordan Reflects On His Rare Opportunity Coaching Adrian Peterson
Randy Jordan knows about scary, season-ending injuries. UNC freshman running back, Natrone Means, had just schooled linebacker Tommy Thigpen in a practice one-on-one drill. “Natrone...
Friday February 15, 2019
Carolina Insider Podcast: New Football Staff, Kentucky Preview
Friday's Carolina Insider podcast includes interviews with members of Mack Brown's new football coaching staff as well as a preview of Saturday's basketball game vs...Friday December 21, 2018
Army Defensive Coordinator Jay Bateman Joining UNC's Staff In Same Role
Jay Bateman, the defensive coordinator at Army, has agreed to hold the same role at North Carolina, in which he will share with Tommy Thigpen,...
Sunday December 9, 2018
Why UNC’s Mack Brown says he decided to keep Tommy Thigpen, now co-DC, on staff
The grind won’t stop any time soon for North Carolina football coach Mack Brown, who spent most of Tuesday conducting media interviews before he was...
Wednesday December 5, 2018
Greg Robinson No Longer an Option for UNC's Defensive Coordinator Role
Greg Robinson is no longer being considered for North Carolina’s defensive coordinator position, multiple sources confirmed on Friday. On Thursday, Inside Carolina reported that Robinson...
Friday November 30, 2018