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Name:Tommy Thigpen
Hometown:Dumfries, VA
High School:Potomac
Born:March 17, 1971 (48)
Height/Weight:6-2, 237
Position:Linebacker
Notes:Football, 1989 Parade All-American
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UNC football has room to make recruiting moves before signing day
The Tar Heels were near the bottom of the ACC in early signing numbers with 14. Since then, UNC has added commitments from Georgia, offensive...

2018 LB Matthew Flint Commits to UNC
A last-minute official visit turned into a last-minute enrollment for Matthew Flint. It's all thanks to UNC's newest coaching addition, Tommy Thigpen. Originally, Flint, a...

Tommy Thigpen Joins UNC Football Staff
Former All-ACC linebacker and veteran coach Tommy Thigpen has returned to the UNC football coaching staff. Thigpen, who played at Carolina for Mack Brown, was...

Tommy Thigpen Returning to UNC
Tommy Thigpen is returning home once again. The former North Carolina All-ACC linebacker and assistant coach has agreed to join Larry Fedora’s Tar Heel coaching...

Report: Former UNC linebacker Tommy Thigpen turns down UNC assistant coaching position
WMNL reported on Tuesday that Tennessee defensive assistant Tommy Thigpen had offers from other schools. "UT had 3 aides that stayed despite offers: LB Tommy...

Potential UNC Defensive Coordinator Candidates
A quick list of potential candidates that could fill the open defensive coordinator position at North Carolina. Tommy Thigpen - Current Tennessee linebackers coach; Jason...

Tommy Thigpen highly recommended to Volunteers
Tommy Thigpen coached the Tigers' safeties his first three seasons at Auburn before taking over the linebackers this season. When Auburn won the 2010 national...

Tommy Thigpen faces off with Carl Torbush
Auburn safeties coach Tommy Thigpen will be facing one of his closest mentors Saturday night in Mississippi State defensive coordinator Carl Torbush. Thigpen played at...

Extra Points: Introductory Spring For Three Coaches
The 2009 spring football season has been noteworthy with the assimilation of three new assistant coaches into the program--former Tar Heel Allen Mogridge as the...

What’s In The Water At UNC?
What is in the water at the Kenan Football Center in Chapel Hill these days that is driving assistant coaches away at an alarming rate?...


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