Head coach Larry Fedora looks on during UNC's 42-35 loss to Duke at Wallace Wade Stadium on Nov. 10, 2018.

UNC head football coach Larry Fedora will not be retained, no replacement yet named

Larry Fedora's seventh year as the UNC head football coach is also his last, the University announced on Sunday. The announcement came just after a loss to N.C. State marked the end of North Carolina football's worst season since 2003. 

During his tenure, UNC had a combined record of 45-43 — having some of its best and worst seasons in recent program history under the coach. Read about Fedora's turbulent time at the helm of the Tar Heels here.


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UNC true first-year quarterback Jace Ruder looks to throw a pass during the team's 38-28 loss to Georgia Tech on Nov. 3.

UNC football falls to Georgia Tech, 38-28, in Homecoming Weekend contest

Despite forcing three turnovers, North Carolina struggled to handle Georgia Tech’s precise and prolific triple-option offense, and the Tar Heels waited too long to get going on offense, as they fell to the Yellow Jackets, 38-28, Saturday afternoon on Homecoming at Kenan Memorial Stadium in a game that featured the debut of true first-year quarterback Jace Ruder. 

	Tre Boston returns an interception.

Tar Heels in the Pros: Stats and Studs of Week 8 in the NFL

UNC ranks fourth in the ACC with 19 former players on an NFL roster. This is in large part due to the 2017 NFL Draft where six Tar Heels were selected. Among them was Mitchell Trubisky, who joined Julius Peppers as one of two active Tar Heels that were chosen in the top-two of the NFL Draft.