Report: Fedora To UNC

Multiple media outlets, including ESPN, have reported Southern Miss head football coach Larry Fedora has been offered the job at UNC and is likely to accept it.

Fedora led Southern Miss to an upset of previously-undefeated Houston in the Conference USA championship game over the weekend. The Golden Eagles finished the season 11-2 and will play Nevada in the Hawaii Bowl.

Fedora is 33-19 at Southern Miss, his first head coaching job after assistant coaching jobs at Florida and Oklahoma State.

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  • by HaHa Location: EZU!!! on Dec 8, 2011 at 07:28 PM
    Sounds like there is a BUNCH of upset EZU after that ugly 48-28 Loss to Southern Miss. Well if you lost that BAD with the Coach you have and you are Bad Mouthing Fedora then what does that say about YOUR Coach. At least his first job when he arrives will NOT be a Weight Loss Surgery!!! Good Luck Losers(EZU).
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      by Zee on Dec 9, 2011 at 05:22 PM in reply to HaHa
      You do realize that Fedora was 2-2 against ECU and 1-3 against UAB. If Fedora does have success at UNC, he will jump at the first SEC or Big 12 (whatever the number is now) job opening offered.
  • by Chuck Location: Greenville on Dec 8, 2011 at 11:32 AM
    Bad Hire.This guy has no class whatsoever.His S.Miss teams played the dirtiest football i have ever seen. Guy looks like a thug & His player seem to play like thugs. UNC will curse the day they hired him. With all the money UNC Has ,You would think UNC could gget a really big name coach. Time will prove i am right!!!
  • by Jimmy Location: Winterville on Dec 8, 2011 at 05:38 AM
    TOB says next! LOl, Guess Boise St didn't have any interest either, Texas A&M didn't want this guy either, well Holes, your his last choice. Looks like the wolfpack will still be winning against the holes and the holes will be battling Duke for last place in the Coastal Division for a few more years.
  • by Heeler Location: NC on Dec 8, 2011 at 05:27 AM
    Funny how a mediocre, under the radar coach is suddenly the greatest coach in the world because he is going to unc. Heck, you could put a little light blue on a turd and the heel fans would swear it was a rose!
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      by Chuck on Dec 8, 2011 at 12:42 PM in reply to Heeler
      He is a turd alright.UNC will regret hiring this guy.He has no class.
  • by Anonymous on Dec 7, 2011 at 02:53 PM
    this is a much better job than being on the loser conf. usa... hey ecu fans hows that big east invite working for you???? lol... what a bunch of bitter drunks
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      by Chuck on Dec 7, 2011 at 04:18 PM in reply to
      Hey Fella.This has nothing to do with ECU:So just shut your mouth!!
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        by Anonymous on Dec 8, 2011 at 04:40 AM in reply to Chuck
        i was responding to an ecu fan.. so you shut your mouth
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          by Anonymous on Dec 8, 2011 at 09:20 AM in reply to
          But you wrote "fans" meaning more than one. So shut yout mouth
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        by Anonymous on Dec 8, 2011 at 01:55 PM in reply to Chuck
        chuck you are a clown.. time to move out of your parents basement
  • by Dave Location: Greenville on Dec 7, 2011 at 12:30 PM
    Well the holes are limited who wants to come to K/Y University, guess they will take who they can.
  • by Jimbo Location: NC on Dec 7, 2011 at 08:14 AM
    I think they would have been just as well off keeping Withers.
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      by Chuck on Dec 7, 2011 at 10:10 AM in reply to Jimbo
      Bad Hire. Every since he has been at S.Mississippi they have played dirty football like late hits,facemasks,just rough dirty football. Only reason he did so well was because he had a really good Q-Back in Austin Davis. He will not take carolina to next level. I Feel sorry fot Withers.Nice man,Good coach & Probably out of a job. I Cannot emagine anyone working with Fedora. Bsd AD & Coach Hire.
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        by Jimbo on Dec 7, 2011 at 12:18 PM in reply to Chuck
        Not to mention all of the off the field trouble.
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          by Chuck on Dec 7, 2011 at 04:01 PM in reply to Jimbo
          UNC will curse the day they hired Fedora. He just does not fit the mold of a UNC Coach. He is sorta rough around the edge.Not a very classy guy at all.
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      by Rod on Dec 7, 2011 at 10:12 AM in reply to Jimbo
      @Jimbo I agree with you.
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      by Fred on Dec 7, 2011 at 11:57 AM in reply to Jimbo
      Any one but Withers. Can' coach, can't recruit.
  • by grayghost Location: Columbia on Dec 7, 2011 at 07:55 AM
    What a "SHOCKER". First UNC goes to Cup cake Div 1-A Conference USA to get a new AD and now a coach!!! I bet the Walmart Tarholes are scratching their greasy heads trying to figure this one out. What happended to the big name coach the "Holes" faitful think they are entitled to? Could it be that Fedora is the best UNC can get? Watch out Chapel Hill Police, the thugs are coming.If you don't think so, check Southern Miss over the last several years and see how many of thier players have been shot, stabbed,dismissed from the team and gone to jail. You get what you deserve.
  • by Otherwise Regular Guy But A Non-Sports Fan on Dec 7, 2011 at 07:08 AM
    When I saw this headline with the word "Fedora", I actually wondered how Indiana Jones' hat could have anything to do with UNC.
  • by Anonymous on Dec 7, 2011 at 06:41 AM
    He will be a good one. Great recruiter, one of the best offensive minds in the game today. If he doesnt go to UNC he will go somewhere big.
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