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CB Kenan Johnson Commits to UNC

Kenan Johnson wasn't in Chapel Hill for Saturday's Freak Show, but that didn't stop him from phoning in his commitment to the Tar Heel staff that evening. Johnson is a 2019 3-star cornerback from Lake Minneola (Fla.) High. He received a Tar Heel offer on May 17 and visited Chapel Hill last week. Chad Scott was his lead recruiter on the Carolina staff.

Five Questions With UNC Tight Ends Coach Chad Scott

Now that you have a season under your belt back at UNC, what's it been like for you as a former player to coach the guys wearing the same Tar Heel uniform that you wore? Chad Scott: "It's a dream come true. I loved my time here as a player. I was blessed to begin my coaching career here at UNC as a grad assistant. Now, ten years later, I never imagined this opportunity happening."

UNC offers offensive guard Deyavie Hammond

Offensive guard Deyavie Hammond (Lakeland, Fla.) picked up an offer from North Carolina, per his high school assistant coach Will Bahler. North Carolina tight ends coach Chad Scott made the verbal offer. USF has also offered Hammond (6-4, 320), a 2019 recruit.

Video: Brandon Fritts Thursday Post-Practice Interview

UNC tight end Brandon Fritts spoke with Tar Heel Illustrated following Thursday's pre-season practice. Fritts, who was the favorite receiving target of UNC quarterback Mitch Trubisky in high school, discussed his relationship with Trubisky, his role in the offense, and his relationship with tight ends coach Chad Scott.

Video: UNC Football 2016 Position Breakdowns - Tight Ends

Coach Chad Scott takes us through a handful of Tar Heels that could line up at tight end for North Carolina this season.

Video: Coach Chad Scott is back on the Hill

After starring at running back during his playing days at North Carolina, Chad Scott is back as the Tar Heels' new tight ends/hybrids coach.

North Carolina gets surprise commitment from 4-star Florida RB Adarius Lemons

Four-star running back prospect Adarius Lemons announced his commitment to North Carolina. The new Tar Heels pledge was reported by multiple sources Thursday evening, with new UNC assistant coach Chad Scott receiving credit for luring Lemons to his future home. The Clearwater High back instantly becomes the most high profile recruit in North Carolina’s Class of 2017.

Fedora knows UNC can be better

UNC head coach Larry Fedora spoke with the media near the start of spring practice. Among the topics discussed were quarterback Mitch Trubisky, evaluating last season, the new leaders, questions and depth at linebacker, and new assistant coach Chad Scott.

UNC Playing Career Guiding Chad Scott's Approach

Chad Scott's wife, Shambrica, has grown tired of hearing about the Miami game, and there’s little doubt his children will join their mother in that regard at some point. That defining moment, however, has stayed fresh in Scott’s mind as his consistent upward trajectory in the coaching ranks has landed him back at his alma mater.

Video: Highlights of new tight ends coach Chad Scott from his playing days at UNC

Tar Heel alum Chad Scott has been named tight ends coach at UNC. He earned first-team All-ACC honors from ESPN.com after rushing for 796 yards and eight touchdowns as a senior. Scott made his first career start as a Tar Heel against No. 4 Miami and rushed for a career-high 175 yards on 25 carries and scored twice in a 31-28 victory.

Chad Scott Hired As UNC Football Assistant Coach

North Carolina alumnus Chad Scott (UNC ’04) has been hired as the Tar Heels’ tight ends/hybrids coach, head coach Larry Fedora announced Friday. Scott returns to Chapel Hill after coaching most recently at Kentucky, where he tutored running backs from 2013-15 and was the run game coordinator in 2014-15.

What new TE coach Chad Scott will bring to UNC

It does not hurt to have a coach who is also an alum. Chad Scott will be able to relate to players because he went through the same experiences they are going through. Additionally, Scott will be able to add a personal touch to recruiting. He can talk to prospects and parents based on his own experience at Carolina as a student athlete.

Chad Scott Accepts UNC TE Coach Job

Former North Carolina standout Chad Scott is returning to Chapel Hill as tight ends coach, Inside Carolina sources have confirmed. FootballScoop.com first reported the hire late Monday night. A UNC spokesperson could not confirm the report as of Tuesday afternoon.

Source: Chad Scott to be next UNC tight ends coach

A source has confirmed to 247Sports that Chad Scott will be named the next tight ends coach at North Carolina. A UNC alum, Scott has coached wide receivers and running backs at Kentucky since 2013. Before that he served as the running backs coach at Texas Tech from 2010-2012. The Plant City, Fla. native played running back at North Carolina from 2003-2004.

Clemson offense, UNC defense thrive by keeping it simple

Don’t expect too much gadgetry Saturday in the ACC Championship Game when Clemson has the football. The Tigers’ offense has hit the 500-yard mark in eight straight games. Not bad for an offense that was supposed to scuffle with former whiz playcaller Chad Morris off to SMU, handing the reins to first-time coordinators Tony Elliott and Jeff Scott.

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