Football

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Fedora brings fresh faces to UNC coaching staff

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.


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Trustees approve Larry Fedora as UNC football coach

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.


Fedora officially announced as UNC's football coach

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.


Carolina tailback Giovani Bernard breaks away from the Duke defense to score a touchdown in the second quarter. The Tar Heels defeated the Blue Devils 37-21 at Kenan Stadium on Saturday.

North Carolina retains the victory bell 37-21

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.