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National Signing Day, the first opportunity for Division I college football recruits to sign letters of intent to their future schools, has finally arrived.
Larry Fedora hires eight assistant coaches for his football staff, most of whom he has worked with in some capacity in the past. Gone are all on-field assistant coaches from the Butch Davis era, which leaves a legacy of multiple 8-5 seasons and an NCAA investigation into academic improprieties and improper agent relationships.
SHREVEPORT, La. – In UNC’s 41-24 loss to the Tigers on Monday, Missouri quarterback James Franklin rushed for 142 yards and two touchdowns and completed 15 of 23 passes for 132 yards through the air.
North Carolina senior wide receiver Dwight Jones has been reinstated by the NCAA and is eligible to play in the Independence Bowl against Missouri on Dec. 26.
The UNC Board of Trustees met Friday morning and approved Larry Fedora as North Carolina’s next head football coach. Fedora, who agreed to a contract that will pay him $1.7 million per year, was introduced at a press conference at the Loudermilk Center for Excellence on Friday afternoon.
North Carolina officially announced Larry Fedora as the new football head coach on Thursday afternoon. Fedora had previously coached at Southern Mississippi, where he went 11-2 this season after winning the Conference USA Championship game. UNC interim coach Everett Withers, who interviewed last week for the permanent job, will coach the Tar Heels on Dec.
On Dec. 26, the North Carolina football team will take on Missouri in the AdvoCare V100 Independence Bowl, marking the Tar Heels’ fourth-straight postseason appearance.
Southern Mississippi football coach Larry Fedora is expected to be announced as North Carolina’s new football coach as early as Wednesday. According to sources and multiple reports, Fedora has accepted the position offered by UNC athletic director Bubba Cunningham.
The possibility for additional sanctions for the UNC football program still exists after a year-long investigation has finally reached its end.
If anything, former North Carolina football coach Butch Davis looked relaxed and confident when he spoke at ACC Football Kickoff media day on July 24.
A native of West Springfield, Va., Bryn Renner said he was hoping to play a bowl game in front of his home-town fans.
The North Carolina football team has been invited to participate in the Advocare 100 Independence Bowl, scheduled for Dec. 26.
With all the speed his 4-year-old legs could muster, Dwight Jones’ son sprinted out to greet his father on the field during the recognition of the seniors before North Carolina’s 37-21 win against Duke.
Quinton Coples ripped through Duke’s offensive line like wrapping paper on Saturday for two sacks, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery.
In the final game of the regular season with the victory bell on the line the North Carolina football team took down the Duke Blue Devils 37-21. In his last game at Kenan Stadium, Dwight Jones pulled in three touchdown grabs and put up more than 100 yards while setting the North Carolina record for receptions in a season.
They’re hard to miss, the Blue Men.