My Take on Carolina Athletics

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  • BlueDevils00 Nov 15, 9:45 a.m.
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    heelgrad1978 is showing that there are reasonable UNC fans out there.

    My day has just been made

    :)

  • The truth about MERCER! Nov 15, 9:06 a.m.
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    My take on UNC athletics: Going through a rough time but seems to be weathering the storm fairly... View More

    — Posted by tarheelfan41

    I agree it will take several years to see what becomes of the football teams progress. Fedora is still trying to recruit the type of defensive players to fit his scheme. The defense last year was also not very good but the offense was good enough to overcome that. This year with the loss of the offensive linemen, wide receivers, and Gio the offense was not as prolific. 2 more years of good recruiting and we will see the what the finished product will become.

  • rdi731 Nov 15, 9:03 a.m.
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    re: heelgrad1978...

    was thinking Prof. Swahili had copyrights on that gig.

    — Posted by kato_karma2.8

    My guess, they are one in the same.

  • rdi731 Nov 15, 9:02 a.m.
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    i like this guy. I have him up there with the Prof

    — Posted by roylovescanada

    Boys, i just tell things like it is.

    — Posted by heelgrad1978

    Do you "tell things like it is" before, or after lying about being a UNC grad?

    Just wonderin'.

    Not... View More

    — Posted by stomponurlogo

    A Wal-mart Grad. You are the type of fan that gives our fan base such a bad name. Pretend you... View More

    — Posted by heelgrad1978

    Ironic post of the year.

  • tarheelfan41 Nov 15, 8:53 a.m.
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    My take on UNC athletics: Going through a rough time but seems to be weathering the storm fairly well. The basketball team is very good but not great. Top 20ish this year, hopefully better. UNC will continue get top level talent and should remain a national power for the years to come.

    UNC football is a bit murkier. The loss of scholarships hurt the building process. Football is not a national power obviously. It is a process and the school must be committed. I do not see it right now. First things first. Clean it up, keep it clean, and start building a solid foundation. UNC is not starting at a place so terrible, its decent, but its a long way from "national power". Fedora can be successful and get UNC moving in the right direction. Hopefully he does. Do not be fooled. UNC struggled early on due to playing tough teams and they simply weren't good enough...yet. Lately they have been playing weaker teams and to their credit they have beat them. Now UNC has a chance to finish strong go to a bowl and continue the looong building process. It will not be done in a year or two. Best case scenario is 5-6 years of continued improvement and the program could be a national factor. No, I do not expect progress to be straight up, but I do expect continued progress.

    Go Heels!

  • BlueDevils00 Nov 15, 8:51 a.m.
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    I wouldn't call a thread that has 146,000 views (hurtful, painful ones, for some) "nothing".
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    — Posted by stomponurlogo

    Have you dookie ABCERs started any threads anywhere near that many views? (Hurtful, painful... View More

    — Posted by 903 Hook em banned

    We have had nothing. I don't know why my fellow Alumni even talk about Lehigh. I guess they... View More

    — Posted by heelgrad1978

    Again, spot on heelgrad! I'm glad to see this type of perspective from a (dwindling) amount of UNC grads

    :o)

  • BlueDevils00 Nov 15, 8:49 a.m.
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    i like this guy. I have him up there with the Prof

    — Posted by roylovescanada

    Boys, i just tell things like it is.

    — Posted by heelgrad1978

    Do you "tell things like it is" before, or after lying about being a UNC grad?

    Just wonderin'.

    Not... View More

    — Posted by stomponurlogo

    A Wal-mart Grad. You are the type of fan that gives our fan base such a bad name. Pretend you... View More

    — Posted by heelgrad1978

    Glad to see there are still level-headed UNC fans out there. Thank you for being a reasonable person

  • heelgrad1978 Nov 15, 8:39 a.m.
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    re: heelgrad1978...

    was thinking Prof. Swahili had copyrights on that gig.

    — Posted by kato_karma2.8

    Not sure I read you?

  • kato_karma2.8 Nov 15, 8:18 a.m.
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    re: heelgrad1978...

    was thinking Prof. Swahili had copyrights on that gig.

  • heelgrad1978 Nov 15, 8:15 a.m.
    All Star

    Correct.. We found Bigfoot!!!

    :)

    — Posted by IScareSmittyToNoEnd

    i like this guy. I have him up there with the Prof

    — Posted by roylovescanada

    Boys, i just tell things like it is.

    — Posted by heelgrad1978

    Do you "tell things like it is" before, or after lying about being a UNC grad?

    Just wonderin'.

    Not... View More

    — Posted by stomponurlogo

    A Wal-mart Grad. You are the type of fan that gives our fan base such a bad name. Pretend you went to school there and then post the most off the wall stuff i have ever read.

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