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Time away from football showed Gene Chizik how he wanted to return

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — There are scars on Gene Chizik’s career that will never completely go away, circumstances he can’t reverse, feelings that lingered for a long time about the way Auburn dumped him two years after delivering the school’s first national championship in more than a half-century. 1,176 more words

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A Week Away For Spurrier and the Gamecocks

Columbia, SC (WLTX) — The preseason is almost over for the Gamecocks who take on North Carolina next Thursday night in Charlotte in what will mark the 11th season opener at USC for the program’s all-time winningest coach. 175 more words

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Tar Heels hoping offseason revamp means big step forward

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina has spent the months since the end of a frustrating season trying to repair a fractured locker room as well as a broken defense. 667 more words

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USC sophomore linebacker Bryson Allen-Williams excited to be back at his natural position

COLUMBIA – Sophomore Bryson Allen-Williams was forced to play out of position, at defensive end, for much of his freshman season.

Now he’s back at linebacker, his natural position. 410 more words

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Gene Chizik says he was 'tarred and feathered erroneously' at Auburn

Former Auburn coach Gene Chizik said he was a scapegoat at Auburn.

“I feel like at times I got tarred and feathered erroneously, because I think a lot of people didn’t do their homework,” … 255 more words

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JD’s Alec Jackson “earns” UNC offer

After dominating at a camp at North Carolina last week, Jeff Davis defensive end Alec Jackson picked up an offer from the Tarheels.

Jackson excelled at the drills and caught the eye of defensive coordinator and former Auburn coach Gene Chizik. 229 more words


CBSSports.com: Fired coaches don't fit one certain profile

The Power Five college football coach who was fired from 2009-2014, more than likely had been on the job for about five years, had won 53.4 percent of his games and had coached in nearly 66 games. 179 more words

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