BUTCH DAVIS


Amy Herman to resign today

Amy Herman, UNC’s associate athletic director for compliance and a central figure in the University’s response to the 2010 NCAA investigation, will step down from her position today.


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Davis to release phone records

Superior Court Judge Howard Manning issued a court order Wednesday that requires former UNC head football coach Butch Davis to release some of his cellphone records within 30 days.


Withers and Renner go into 2011 with new leadership roles and big shoes to fill

When Bryn Renner learned that coach Butch Davis had been fired, the quarterback had to let it all sink in a little bit. Even though Renner — whose father coaches Davis’ son Drew at East Chapel Hill High — had yet to start a football game at North Carolina, he and Davis shared a close bond. But while it was tough to see Davis go, Renner wasn’t going to let anything shake his focus less than six weeks away from kickoff.


Edit: Damage control gone wrong

Chancellor Holden Thorp’s long overdue decision to fire head football coach Butch Davis, paired with Athletic Director Dick Baddour’s resignation, represents a much needed reinforcement of UNC’s values. But his attempt at damage control is overshadowed by the months of unnecessary waiting that have left the University’s reputation scarred by scandal.


With wait, damage was done

Chancellor Holden Thorp’s long overdue decision to fire head football coach Butch Davis, paired with Athletic Director Dick Baddour’s resignation, represents a much needed reinforcement of UNC’s values. But his attempt at damage control is overshadowed by the months of unnecessary waiting that have left the University’s reputation scarred by scandal.


North Carolina tries to rebound at Duke

Still smarting after its fourth straight loss to N.C. State on Saturday, the North Carolina football team will have a chance to redeem itself this weekend when it travels to Duke to take on its other in-state conference foe. “It’s something that probably helps your football team in some respects bounce back,” UNC coach Butch Davis said.