Football

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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.


Quinton Coples cleared by NCAA

The NCAA has reported that North Carolina defensive end Quinton Coples did not commit any violations in connection with an NFL draft party, UNC football spokesman Kevin Best said.


Angell to replace Woody Durham for broadcasts

Athletic director Dick Baddour and Learfield Sports general manager Gary Sobba announced today that Jones Angell will replace Woody Durham as the play-by-play caller for UNC football and men’s basketball broadcasts starting this season.


NCAA notice of allegations outlines violations

After a year of investigation and uncertainty surrounding the North Carolina football program, the NCAA outlined a litany of violations in its notice of allegations to the University today, including improper academic assistance, impermissible benefits and instances of special treatment.


NCAA sends UNC football notice of allegations

The NCAA sent a notice of allegations to UNC on Tuesday, outlining a litany of “potential major” violations it states the football program committed, which include improper academic assistance from a tutor, impermissible benefits to players and failures of institutional oversight.