UNC quarterback Mitch Trubisky (10) attempts a pass under pressure in a 48-20 win over Georgia Tech on Nov. 5. Trubisky will forgo his senior season and enter the 2017 NFL Draft.

Tar Heels in the Pros: Mitch Trubisky shines in NFL playoff debut

On Sunday, former North Carolina quarterback Mitch Trubisky led the Chicago Bears offense as they took on the Philadelphia Eagles in the finale of the NFC Wild Card playoff round. Trubisky completed 26 of 43 passes on the day for 303 yards and a touchdown.


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Mack Brown celebrates after his first win as head coach of the North Carolina football team. The Tar Heels defeated Georgia Tech, 20-17, on Oct. 22, 1988, in Kenan Stadium to move to 1-6. DTH File Photo/David Surowiecki

Mack Brown named as UNC head football coach, the University announces Tuesday

Mack Brown is coming home.  Shortly after a announcement to replace former UNC head coach Larry Fedora was officially released, a familiar face returned to the UNC coaching position. Brown, 67, will coach the UNC football team beginning next season after working for ESPN as a football analyst.  The last time Brown walked Kenan Stadium was in 1997 as he lead the team to top-10 national rankings during his term. Most recently, the new coach has begun assembling his coaching staff.  Since he was last at Carolina, check out Brown's coaching stats.