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Ryan Craig

UNC D-line coach back to NFL?

Posted February 4, 2011

Brian Baker hasn't been the defensive line coach at North Carolina long, but he has already made an impact. 

Many are crediting Baker with landing the upset signing-day commitment of Delvon Simmons, a five-star defensive tackle that had previously eliminated Carolina from his list of finalists.

As it turns out, Baker may not be around to coach Simmons, as the former defensive line coach for the Carolina Panthers may be headed back to the NFL sooner rather than later.

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  • shakennotstirred Feb 4, 2011

    terrible Ted says... "it's a free for all"...

  • early exit Roy Feb 4, 2011

    I heard during football season most of the unc assistants were looking. It appears he's the first to go.

  • BeastOnTheHill Feb 4, 2011

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    he wasn't looking when he wasn't on the staff. he was just hired a few weeks ago.

  • cwilliams843 Feb 4, 2011

    he's not going anywhere, so let the comments and post pour in but its a waste of yalls time....

    Baker stays and thats that

  • snowplow Feb 4, 2011

    I wonder how much Baker got paid for the "Bait and Switch"

  • wjuliang Feb 4, 2011

    At least UNC has talent people want to hire away.

  • snowplow Feb 4, 2011

    I wouldnt want any of them at my University. They are tainted and will bring "the mockery that is UNC football"

  • TruthBKnown Banned Again02 Feb 4, 2011

    Wait a minute. Is he leaving or not?

    Article says he is.

    christopherwilliams843 seems to have information to the contrary.

    Did he work a raise out of this, or what? Butch got a raise after winning four games in his first season. Now this. Looks like Carolina's football coaches are nothing more than a bunch of mercenaries.

  • TruthBKnown Banned Again02 Feb 4, 2011

    Never mind. I read this too quickly. He just got an offer to leave.

    But if he goes, will this be a case of rats jumping ship? Time will tell... :)

  • cwilliams843 Feb 4, 2011

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    LOL...it's alright, I say he stays, I watched him on NSD (nat'l signing day) discuss the players, staff program etc... and the vibe I got is he will stay. Seems like he likes what he sees so far.

    Its on the tarheel website(live NSD video) its about 3hrs long

    I saw it live but I think he stays (just off impressions)

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