Tuesday's UNC Links

Inside Carolina
Posted Feb 26, 2008


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Carolina Basketball


North Carolina is on its last long break of the season this week and for Coach Roy Williams the layoff could not have arrived at a better time.
Heels looking forward to break
The Winston-Salem Journal

Carolina Football


As a defensive back at West Charlotte High, Everett Withers always wanted to play at North Carolina. Instead, at age 44, he will do the next best thing: coach there as the Tar Heels' new defensive coordinator. Terms of Withers' deal will not be disclosed by the school until he signs a letter of appointment.
Withers gets wish: to coach at UNC
The News and Observer

New North Carolina defensive coordinator Everett Withers admits to being envious of former West Charlotte High teammate Darryl Johnson. Johnson walked on at North Carolina and earned a scholarship as a senior in 1985, when he started at free safety and made 34 tackles. Withers was recruited by Appalachian State, N.C. Central and East Carolina, but not North Carolina. He played defensive back and became a team captain at Appalachian State. "I truly wanted to play here (at North Carolina) in the worst way," Withers said Monday during a teleconference.
W. Charlotte grad joins UNC
The Charlotte Observer

Everett Withers never received the chance to play football at North Carolina that he wanted coming out of high school in Charlotte in 1981 but yesterday made up for the miss.
Withers joins UNC as defensive coordinator
The Winston-Salem Journal

Everett Withers was jealous when a high school teammate became a walk-on for the North Carolina football team. The Tar Heels hadn’t recruited Withers. Now, he’s finally has a chance to be part of the North Carolina program. He was introduced as the team’s defensive coordinator Monday.
Coordinator relishes Tar Heels job
The Burlington Times-News

Everett Withers' mother still lives in Charlotte. So do his brother and sister-in-law. Suffice to say, North Carolina's new defensive coordinator is happy to be back in his home state, coaching at the school he once hoped to play for.
Withers selected to guide UNC's defense
The Durham Herald-Sun

Most of Joshua McKie’s family members have spent their athletics careers in South Carolina but he has broken with tradition and will head north to continue his. McKie has committed to play his college football at North Carolina. He is a 6-1, 180-pound junior at Mauldin (S.C.) High School just outside of Greenville, where he plays quarterback.
South Carolina standout is coming to UNC
The Winston-Salem Journal


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