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10 Questions with T.J Yates
What has it been like going from being a four-year starter at UNC to being a third-string rookie? “It’s definitely a lot different. You’re used to getting all of the reps in practice and getting all of the timing down...

Swofford, ACC, Quietly Studied 14- and 16-Team Models Last Year
While conference expansion speculation was running wild over the past few days, ACC Commissioner John Swofford stayed out of the fray, limiting himself to just this one statement that was released to the media. “As I’ve said previously, we’ll continue...

David Thornton joins UNC's football staff
Former All-ACC selection David Thornton, who recently retired from the NFL’s Tennessee Titans, has officially returned to the UNC football team as a member of the player development staff. According to a team spokesman, that means he can splice...

Marvin Austin: "I wouldn't change anything" about my time at UNC
Marvin Austin, the former UNC defensive tackle who missed the 2010 college season when the university dismissed him for his role in prompting an NCAA investigation of the Tar Heels program, played Saturday night for the New York Giants in...

Marvin Austin is back in the game, with 'no regrets' from UNC days
Marvin Austin left the Bank of America Stadium field with an ear-to-ear grin. It was simply a preseason game between his New York Giants and the Carolina Panthers, but Austin was finally back playing football. The last time Austin participated...

A Letter to Deems May
In view of the information available to the public, there is no indication that the University is de-emphasizing football, but if it takes de-emphasis to clean up the program, then so be it. In 1961, the University purposely and without...

Butch Davis visits FIU practice again
Butch Davis, present at Friday’s scrimmage, dropped by FIU’s practice again Saturday. Davis was UM’s defensive line coach when FIU coach Mario Cristobal was a freshman in 1988, and UM’s coach when Cristobal became a graduate assistant a decade later...

Former Tar Heels Make NFL Debuts
Saturday night was a big night for former Tar Heels making their NFL debuts in pre-season games around the league.  Below are the stats for each of the seven players who appeared in the box scores: Greg Little (WR,...

Why I wore No. 55 as a quarterback
As a kid growing up in Oxford, we would form neighborhood football teams to play against each other. Nothing fancy, but what we called street league football was an avenue for us to play. I was on the Redskins team,...

David Glenn Chats With John Bunting, August 13
David Glenn recently caught up with former UNC football coach John Bunting on Glenn’s afternoon radio show. Among the topics they discussed: Bunting’s thoughts about the dismissal of Butch Davis; the resiliency of athletes; whether UNC can be a big-time...

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