Can a 67-year-old coach who has been out of football for six years restore dignity to a program he last coached in 1997? UNC and Mack Brown are banking on it.
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Former financial adviser Marty Blazer, the key government witness in the FBI's college basketball corruption trial, testified Tuesday that he made payments to football players at several colleges as well.
- Key figure in hoops trial details football payments
- Brown, Tar Heels use spring to train green QBs
- UNC CB Cotman retiring due to migraines
- North Carolina TE Fritts again suffers torn ACL
This spring, the Tar Heels are trying to figure out which of their inexperienced quarterbacks has earned enough trust to take over.
North Carolina junior cornerback C.J. Cotman is retiring from football due to recurrent migraines.
North Carolina right end Brandon Fritts, who missed all of last season with a torn ACL, suffered the same injury in his other knee. His status for the 2019 season has yet to be determined.
North Carolina quarterback Nathan Elliott is leaving the school to become a graduate assistant at Arkansas State.
Salvaging a recruiting class is usually a new head coach's first priority. Some are doing pretty well in the 2019 class, and others are moving on the 2020.
New Tar Heels coach Mack Brown completed his coaching staff Thursday with the hirings of special teams coordinator Scott Boone and offensive line coach Stacy Searels.
Mark it down for 2019: Trevor Lawrence will win the first of two Heismans, while Mack Brown and Les Miles sit out bowl season in their returns.
North Carolina has hired Army's Jay Bateman to serve as co-defensive coordinator and safeties coach.
Anthony Ratliff-Williams, who led North Carolina in receiving yards this year, said Tuesday that he's skipping his final college season to pursue an NFL career.
Mack Brown is busy making hires for his new staff at North Carolina, with coaches and players from his past at both Texas and UNC joining him at Chapel Hill.
Mack Brown, five years removed from coaching at Texas, is optimistic he can turn things around in his second stint as UNC coach. "We want to win now," he said.
Hall of Famers like Johnny Majors (Pitt), John Robinson (USC) and even Bill Walsh (Stanford) struggled to sustain success upon returning to old coaching jobs.
Ivan Maisel, Brad Edwards and Heather Dinich discuss the latest coaching speculation (2:50), weigh in on the CFP recusal process (8:34), talk about Dabo Swinney's aggravation with Clemson detractors and more. Plus, Walk-Ons (28:49) and Extra Points (36:50).
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Mack Brown has agreed to return to the University of North Carolina as the school's football coach.