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Football Coaching Staff Coming Together

There has been a lot of rumblings the past few days about who will be joining Larry Fedora’s staff in Chapel Hill. Per Inside Carolina, some names have begun to emerge.

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Bubba Passes First Major Test

When Bubba Cunningham was hired at UNC’s athletic director, one of the selling points on him was as a hiring manager. The word on Bubba was he had a good eye for coaching candidates and handled the process the way it should be handled: Neatly, quickly and quietly. Those three traits were on display over [...]

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Fedora Press Conference Recap

Anyone else exhausted? Tar Heel Blue has full audio of the press conference which is worth a listen.

Larry Fedora was officially introduced as UNC next head football coach on Friday afternoon bringing closure to the Butch Davis Era and giving Tar Heel fans a glimpse into what to expect in the future. Needless to [...]

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Larry Fedora Contract Details

New UNC football coach Larry Fedora’s contract has been approved by the UNC BOT and BOG. ACC Now has the details. Here are the highlights.

-Fedora and UNC agreed on a 7-year deal. Five-year deals are usually standard for a new coach but Fedora received an extra two because UNC placed itself on two years [...]

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UNC Officially Announces Larry Fedora Hire

Via Tar Heel Blue here is the full statement with quotes from AD Bubba Cunningham and Chancellor Holden Thorp

Chapel Hill - The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will hire Larry Fedora, who led Southern Miss to an 11-2 record and 2011 Conference USA championship, as the Tar Heels’ next head football coach, [...]

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UNC BOT Meets; Fedora To Be Introduced Friday

The UNC Board of Trustees met for about an hour on Thursday to discuss the terms of new Tar Heel football coach Larry Fedora’s contract. This is the first of two BOT meetings. The second will take place tomorrow at which point the trustees will officially approve the contract and Fedora’s hire will be made [...]

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IC: UNC Finalizing Deal To Hire Larry Fedora; UPDATE: Done

UPDATE: Inside Carolina has confirmed the contract is done, Larry Fedora is UNC’s new head coach.

The search for a new football coach at UNC is apparently at an end with the Tar Heels finalizing a deal to bring in Southern Miss head coach Larry Fedora to lead the Tar Heel program.


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Rumors Abound That UNC Is Buying A Hat Company…I Mean Hiring Larry Fedora

Let me stress this is all rumor and speculation at this point with some strong indications based on information on Inside Carolina Premium that this could be happening.

The rumor currently making the rounds is Southern Miss head coach will accept UNC’s offer to become the next Tar Heel head coach. Former Tar Heel player [...]

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Coaching Search Still Rigged For Ultra Quiet

Let throw a little submarine lingo out there.

Unlike five years ago when we were updating the coaching search almost daily, mainly because of rumors, this time around the info has been sparse. Well, not sparse, just behind a paywall which I can read but cannot post here. Anyway, if you watch all the coaching [...]

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Friday’s Football News and Notes

Yes, there’s plenty still happening in the world of college football.

** The UNC coaching search is in full swing. The list of reported serious candidates includes head coaches James Franklin of Vanderbilt, Kevin Sumlin of Houston, Larry Fedora of Southern Mississippi, Butch Jones of Cincinnati, and Skip Holtz of South Florida; Auburn offensive coordinator [...]

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Bubba Talks Coaching Search

Inside Carolina sat down with new UNC AD Bubba Cunningham to discuss the state of the search for a permanent football coach. There wasn’t much revealed here other than the general timetable for making the final hire.

Cunningham officially replaced Dick Baddour as the school’s athletic director on Nov. 14. The former Tulsa A.D. sat [...]

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