Menu

Bear Bryant In Chapel Hill

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Little did I know until recently that Bear Bryant has a true UNC connection (other than the one suggested in the not-so-funny joke). Lieut. Paul “Bear” Bryant was on the coaching staff of the North Carolina U.S. Navy Pre-Flight School, which was housed on the campus of the University of North Carolina during World War II. (North Carolina Miscellany)

Share: Facebook | Twitter | Email

Related:

Recent Campus Connections Articles:

New Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins is a Tar Heel

UNC basketball legend Phil Ford and Kenan-Flagler team up to fight obesity

Mayweather-Pacquiao fight presents unique opportunity for Jim Lampley

Jacob Hinton: Completing the mission

Video: Carolina in Bloom

UNC grad Jim Lampley set to call Mayweather-Pacquiao fight

From research to relief, UNC professor plans to stay in Nepal

UNC's Bill Ferris: Documentarian of the South