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Friday June 24th

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UNC wide receiver Tylee Craft is honored at the Spring Game on Saturday, April 9, 2022. The game was dedicated to Craft, who has recently been diagnosed with cancer.

UNC football team rallies around Tylee Craft following his cancer diagnosis

In mid-March, UNC football's Tylee Craft was diagnosed with a rare form of lung cancer. Despite the shock and worry that came with Craft's diagnosis, an overpowering sense of unity has emerged in the locker room since. The Tar Heels have rallied around Craft, dedicating this year's spring game to him. To them, it's not a matter of if, but when he will rejoin his teammates — his family — on the field.

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