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The Columbus Dispatch
College football coaches face the chopping blockis right. They’re paid handsomely, and they’re expected to deliver. Just like t
College football coaches face the chopping block
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 26 minutes ago
is right. They’re paid handsomely, and they’re expected to deliver. Just like the pros. That’s why Auburn fired Gene Chizik in November 2012 two years after he led the Tigers to the national championship. And in the SEC, where nine of... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Les Miles' fate at LSU is surprisingly common in college footballOsborne, Nebraska Steve Spurrier, Florida Dennis Erickson, Miami (Fla.) Don
Les Miles' fate at LSU is surprisingly common in college football
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 23 hours ago
Osborne, Nebraska Steve Spurrier, Florida Dennis Erickson, Miami (Fla.) Don James, Washington Gene Stallings, Alabama. Gene Chizik, Auburn Les Miles, LSU Larry Coker, Miami (Fla.) Jim Tressel, Ohio State Mack Brown, Texas Bobby Bowden,... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Les Miles' fate at LSU is surprisingly common in college footballOsborne, Nebraska Steve Spurrier, Florida Dennis Erickson, Miami (Fla.) Don
Les Miles' fate at LSU is surprisingly common in college football
Springfield News-Sun / Posted yesterday
Osborne, Nebraska Steve Spurrier, Florida Dennis Erickson, Miami (Fla.) Don James, Washington Gene Stallings, Alabama. Gene Chizik, Auburn Les Miles, LSU Larry Coker, Miami (Fla.) Jim Tressel, Ohio State Mack Brown, Texas Bobby Bowden,... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Monday Muse: Louisville has NO shot at Clemson (according to recruiting ratingscampus. (One other coach — Pete Carroll — left for the NFL while USC smoldered
Monday Muse: Louisville has NO shot at Clemson (according to recruiting ratings
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted yesterday
campus. (One other coach — Pete Carroll — left for the NFL while USC smoldered with its NCAA issues.) The list features: Gene Chizik of Auburn. Won his BCS title in 2010. Thumped after the 2012 season. Didn’t keep winning. Went 3-9 his final... Read more
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Al.com
The sobering reality of firing your coach in the Nick Saban erawent on to win a conference championship. Both happened at Auburn. The Tigers
The sobering reality of firing your coach in the Nick Saban era
Al.com / Posted yesterday
went on to win a conference championship. Both happened at Auburn. The Tigers won the SEC and BCS titles two years after Gene Chizik replaced Tommy Tuberville, and they won the SEC title and played for the BCS championship the year after Gus... Read more
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Al.com
Former Auburn defensive coordinator Brian VanGorder fired at Notre Dameand our student-athletes." VanGorder was Auburn's defensive coordinator in 201
Former Auburn defensive coordinator Brian VanGorder fired at Notre Dame
Al.com / Posted yesterday
and our student-athletes." VanGorder was Auburn's defensive coordinator in 2012, but was fired along with head coach Gene Chizik after the Tigers finished 3-9. He spent the 2013 season as New York Jets linebackers coach, and was previously... Read more
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The News & Observer
UNC 37, Pitt 36: The day afterit wasn't a great day for UNC's defense, which had been publicly admonished ear
UNC 37, Pitt 36: The day after
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
it wasn't a great day for UNC's defense, which had been publicly admonished earlier in the week by coordinator Gene Chizik. UNC did allow 281 yards rushing on Saturday, and 421 yards overall. But, somehow, the Tar Heels were at their... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Couch Potato: SEC football on TV less entertaining than this columna day in their lives. In 2008, they spent $5.1 million for the privilege of fi
Couch Potato: SEC football on TV less entertaining than this column
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 2 days ago
a day in their lives. In 2008, they spent $5.1 million for the privilege of firing Tommy Tuberville so they could hire Gene Chizik. He lasted four years, and it cost $7.5 million to clear the road for the Gus Bus. With all that money laying... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Predictions for Week 4 of college footballNotre Dame 31, Duke 21 Pittsburgh (2-1) at North Carolina (2-1), 3:30 p.m. Sat
Predictions for Week 4 of college football
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 3 days ago
Notre Dame 31, Duke 21 Pittsburgh (2-1) at North Carolina (2-1), 3:30 p.m. Saturday on ESPNU: UNC defensive coordinator Gene Chizik called his unit “soft” this week and said “this game could get ugly.” He’s right. The Tar Heels are allowing... Read more
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The News & Observer
UNC begins ACC Coastal Division defense seeking identity-shaping performance against Pittgame that really matters to us.” There was a sense of urgency behind the words
UNC begins ACC Coastal Division defense seeking identity-shaping performance against Pitt
The News & Observer / Posted 3 days ago
game that really matters to us.” There was a sense of urgency behind the words, and then more urgency one day later from Gene Chizik, the Tar Heels’ defensive coordinator. After allowing nearly 500 yards against James Madison last weekend, UNC... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Couch Potato: SEC football on TV less entertaining than this columna day in their lives. In 2008, they spent $5.1 million for the privilege of fi
Couch Potato: SEC football on TV less entertaining than this column
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 3 days ago
a day in their lives. In 2008, they spent $5.1 million for the privilege of firing Tommy Tuberville so they could hire Gene Chizik. He lasted four years, and it cost $7.5 million to clear the road for the Gus Bus. With all that money laying... Read more
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The News-Herald
Mitch Trubisky, Tar Heels host Pitt Panthers in key ACC Coastal Division matchupawful to adequate — that unit doesn’t enter the game with many positives. They
Mitch Trubisky, Tar Heels host Pitt Panthers in key ACC Coastal Division matchup
The News-Herald / Posted 4 days ago
awful to adequate — that unit doesn’t enter the game with many positives. They’re coming off a performance coordinator Gene Chizik described as “soft.” “Soft defense is a choice, and that’s the choice we made,” Chizik said. “We’ve got to... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Tar Heels host Panthers in key ACC Coastal Division matchupawful to adequate - that unit doesn't enter the game with many positives. They
Tar Heels host Panthers in key ACC Coastal Division matchup
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 4 days ago
awful to adequate - that unit doesn't enter the game with many positives. They're coming off a performance coordinator Gene Chizik described as ''soft.'' ''Soft defense is a choice, and that's the choice we made,'' Chizik said. ''We've got to... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Couch Potato: SEC football on TV less entertaining than this columna day in their lives. In 2008, they spent $5.1 million for the privilege of fi
Couch Potato: SEC football on TV less entertaining than this column
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 4 days ago
a day in their lives. In 2008, they spent $5.1 million for the privilege of firing Tommy Tuberville so they could hire Gene Chizik. He lasted four years, and it cost $7.5 million to clear the road for the Gus Bus. With all that money laying... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Couch Potato: SEC football on TV less entertaining than this columna day in their lives. In 2008, they spent $5.1 million for the privilege of fi
Couch Potato: SEC football on TV less entertaining than this column
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 4 days ago
a day in their lives. In 2008, they spent $5.1 million for the privilege of firing Tommy Tuberville so they could hire Gene Chizik. He lasted four years, and it cost $7.5 million to clear the road for the Gus Bus. With all that money laying... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Couch Potato: SEC football on TV less entertaining than this columna day in their lives. In 2008, they spent $5.1 million for the privilege of fi
Couch Potato: SEC football on TV less entertaining than this column
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 4 days ago
a day in their lives. In 2008, they spent $5.1 million for the privilege of firing Tommy Tuberville so they could hire Gene Chizik. He lasted four years, and it cost $7.5 million to clear the road for the Gus Bus. With all that money laying... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Couch Potato: SEC football on TV less entertaining than this columna day in their lives. In 2008, they spent $5.1 million for the privilege of fi
Couch Potato: SEC football on TV less entertaining than this column
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 4 days ago
a day in their lives. In 2008, they spent $5.1 million for the privilege of firing Tommy Tuberville so they could hire Gene Chizik. He lasted four years, and it cost $7.5 million to clear the road for the Gus Bus. With all that money laying... Read more
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WALB Albany
Couch Potato: SEC football on TV less entertaining than this columna day in their lives. In 2008, they spent $5.1 million for the privilege of fi
Couch Potato: SEC football on TV less entertaining than this column
WALB Albany / Posted 4 days ago
a day in their lives. In 2008, they spent $5.1 million for the privilege of firing Tommy Tuberville so they could hire Gene Chizik. He lasted four years, and it cost $7.5 million to clear the road for the Gus Bus. With all that money laying... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Couch Potato: SEC football on TV less entertaining than this columna day in their lives. In 2008, they spent $5.1 million for the privilege of fi
Couch Potato: SEC football on TV less entertaining than this column
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 4 days ago
a day in their lives. In 2008, they spent $5.1 million for the privilege of firing Tommy Tuberville so they could hire Gene Chizik. He lasted four years, and it cost $7.5 million to clear the road for the Gus Bus. With all that money laying... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Couch Potato: SEC football on TV less entertaining than this columna day in their lives. In 2008, they spent $5.1 million for the privilege of fi
Couch Potato: SEC football on TV less entertaining than this column
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 4 days ago
a day in their lives. In 2008, they spent $5.1 million for the privilege of firing Tommy Tuberville so they could hire Gene Chizik. He lasted four years, and it cost $7.5 million to clear the road for the Gus Bus. With all that money laying... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Couch Potato: SEC football on TV less entertaining than this columna day in their lives. In 2008, they spent $5.1 million for the privilege of fi
Couch Potato: SEC football on TV less entertaining than this column
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 4 days ago
a day in their lives. In 2008, they spent $5.1 million for the privilege of firing Tommy Tuberville so they could hire Gene Chizik. He lasted four years, and it cost $7.5 million to clear the road for the Gus Bus. With all that money laying... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Couch Potato: SEC football on TV less entertaining than this columna day in their lives. In 2008, they spent $5.1 million for the privilege of fi
Couch Potato: SEC football on TV less entertaining than this column
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 4 days ago
a day in their lives. In 2008, they spent $5.1 million for the privilege of firing Tommy Tuberville so they could hire Gene Chizik. He lasted four years, and it cost $7.5 million to clear the road for the Gus Bus. With all that money laying... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Couch Potato: SEC football on TV less entertaining than this columna day in their lives. In 2008, they spent $5.1 million for the privilege of fi
Couch Potato: SEC football on TV less entertaining than this column
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 4 days ago
a day in their lives. In 2008, they spent $5.1 million for the privilege of firing Tommy Tuberville so they could hire Gene Chizik. He lasted four years, and it cost $7.5 million to clear the road for the Gus Bus. With all that money laying... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Couch Potato: SEC football on TV less entertaining than this columna day in their lives. In 2008, they spent $5.1 million for the privilege of fi
Couch Potato: SEC football on TV less entertaining than this column
WSMV Nashville / Posted 4 days ago
a day in their lives. In 2008, they spent $5.1 million for the privilege of firing Tommy Tuberville so they could hire Gene Chizik. He lasted four years, and it cost $7.5 million to clear the road for the Gus Bus. With all that money laying... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
UNC football prepares for ACC opener against PittsburghUNC allowed 495 yards in the game and 21 points in the first quarter. And after
UNC football prepares for ACC opener against Pittsburgh
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 5 days ago
UNC allowed 495 yards in the game and 21 points in the first quarter. And after Tuesday’s practice, defensive coordinator Gene Chizik didn’t hold back in assessing how his defense played. “I thought we performed poorly — that’s probably being... Read more
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The News & Observer
Gene Chizik puts UNC defense on notice – now can it improve?These are some of the things that Gene Chizik, the North Carolina defensive coo
Gene Chizik puts UNC defense on notice – now can it improve?
The News & Observer / Posted 6 days ago
These are some of the things that Gene Chizik, the North Carolina defensive coordinator, said about his defense on Tuesday after practice: “I thought we performed poorly. That's probably being very kind.” “I thought we were soft, and I thought it... Read more
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The News & Observer
UNC defensive coordinator Gene Chizik: Tar Heels “soft” and “this game could get ugly”By the end of North Carolina's practice on Tuesday, Gene Chizik had three days
UNC defensive coordinator Gene Chizik: Tar Heels “soft” and “this game could get ugly”
The News & Observer / Posted 6 days ago
By the end of North Carolina's practice on Tuesday, Gene Chizik had three days and two more full practices to prepare his defense for what it will face on Saturday against Pittsburgh. After last weekend, and after an underwhelming start to the... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
After 2 road games, Tar Heels play home opener against Dukesconflicted with another that came in on Illinois' long TD run. ''It's a young l
After 2 road games, Tar Heels play home opener against Dukes
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 10 days ago
conflicted with another that came in on Illinois' long TD run. ''It's a young linebacking group,'' second-year coordinator Gene Chizik said. ''So those guys are going to have to continue to grow within the defense, and I think they... Read more
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The News & Observer
North Carolina 48, Illinois 23 |at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Illinois. Robert Willettrwillett@newsobserver
North Carolina 48, Illinois 23 |
The News & Observer / Posted 16 days ago
at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Illinois. Robert Willettrwillett@newsobserver.com North Carolina defensive coordinator Gene Chizik embraces senior kicker Nick Weiler (24) prior to the Tar Heels' game against Illinois on Saturday, September 10,... Read more
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The News & Observer
UNC freshman Patrice Rene will remember the hard lessons of his first college gameWarren and coach (Chizik). “So that's one of the positives of that.” Part of
UNC freshman Patrice Rene will remember the hard lessons of his first college game
The News & Observer / Posted 19 days ago
Warren and coach (Chizik). “So that's one of the positives of that.” Part of using freshmen in prominent roles, said Gene Chizik, the UNC defensive coordinator, is calculating the risk of mistakes. And Chizik and the rest of UNC's defensive... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Coaching turnover leads to many new offensive looks in ACCthe coaching turnover is making things tougher on defensive coaches, too. UNC
Coaching turnover leads to many new offensive looks in ACC
Lake Placid News / Posted 19 days ago
the coaching turnover is making things tougher on defensive coaches, too. UNC second-year defensive coordinator Gene Chizik opened against a new staff at Georgia, faces another one this week at Illinois, then plays six of eight ACC games... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Coaching turnover leads to many new offensive looks in ACCthe coaching turnover is making things tougher on defensive coaches, too. UNC
Coaching turnover leads to many new offensive looks in ACC
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 19 days ago
the coaching turnover is making things tougher on defensive coaches, too. UNC second-year defensive coordinator Gene Chizik opened against a new staff at Georgia, faces another one this week at Illinois, then plays six of eight ACC games... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Coaching turnover leads to many new offensive looks in ACCthe coaching turnover is making things tougher on defensive coaches, too. UNC
Coaching turnover leads to many new offensive looks in ACC
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 20 days ago
the coaching turnover is making things tougher on defensive coaches, too. UNC second-year defensive coordinator Gene Chizik opened against a new staff at Georgia, faces another one this week at Illinois, then plays six of eight ACC games... Read more
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The News & Observer
UNC defensive coordinator Gene Chizik: Obviously, the numbers aren't prettyhappened the day before, in a game, and then tried to break down the mishaps an
UNC defensive coordinator Gene Chizik: Obviously, the numbers aren't pretty
The News & Observer / Posted 20 days ago
happened the day before, in a game, and then tried to break down the mishaps and figure out a way to correct them. For Gene Chizik, the Tar Heels' defensive coordinator, the film review at times wasn't all that pleasant an experience. UNC... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
Young UNC football defenders step up in loss to Georgiaa little bit of mix-and-matching going on right now for a lot of different reas
Young UNC football defenders step up in loss to Georgia
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 20 days ago
a little bit of mix-and-matching going on right now for a lot of different reasons ...” defensive coordinator Gene Chizik said. “But there’s some question marks in terms of guys that we’re counting on experience-wise.” Football is all... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
UNC football's run defense not enough against Nick Chubb, Georgiathe most in NCAA bowl history. Last season, UNC was still learning the 4-3 def
UNC football's run defense not enough against Nick Chubb, Georgia
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 21 days ago
the most in NCAA bowl history. Last season, UNC was still learning the 4-3 defense installed by defensive coordinator Gene Chizik. But on Saturday — after months of offseason preparation — it seemed nothing had changed. And even when the Tar... Read more
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The News & Observer
Georgia 33, North Carolina 24 |September 3, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia. Robert Willettrwillett@newsobserver.com
Georgia 33, North Carolina 24 |
The News & Observer / Posted 23 days ago
September 3, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia. Robert Willettrwillett@newsobserver.com North Carolina defensive coordinator Gene Chizik encourages his player as they warm up for game against Georgia on Saturday, September 3, 2016 at the Georgia Dome... Read more
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The News & Observer
UNC vs. Georgia: It's game day, and five things to watchquestion about it. Now the time has come. 2. The overall complexity of the def
UNC vs. Georgia: It's game day, and five things to watch
The News & Observer / Posted 24 days ago
question about it. Now the time has come. 2. The overall complexity of the defense. Fedora and defensive coordinator Gene Chizik have provided hints throughout the preseason of an expanded, more complex defense. UNC rarely strayed from the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
WALLY HALL: Broyles Award transferred to capable handsof all current college coaches in Division I were a finalist for the Broyles Aw
WALLY HALL: Broyles Award transferred to capable hands
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 25 days ago
of all current college coaches in Division I were a finalist for the Broyles Award. The past two head coaches at Auburn, Gene Chizik and Gus Malzahn, both won the award. Betsy Broyles Arnold and her daughter, Molly Arnold Gay, vice president of... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Broyles Award transferred to capable handsof all current college coaches in Division I were a finalist for the Broyles Aw
Broyles Award transferred to capable hands
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 25 days ago
of all current college coaches in Division I were a finalist for the Broyles Award. The past two head coaches at Auburn, Gene Chizik and Gus Malzahn, both won the award. Betsy Broyles Arnold and her daughter, Molly Arnold Gay, vice president of... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Trip in Time: Prince era began 10 years ago at K-State with narrow windefense that allowed 645 yards rushing to Baylor in the Russell Athletic Bowl.
Trip in Time: Prince era began 10 years ago at K-State with narrow win
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 25 days ago
defense that allowed 645 yards rushing to Baylor in the Russell Athletic Bowl. If you are wondering whatever happened to Gene Chizik, he is the Tar Heels defensive coordinator. No. 20 Southern Cal vs. No. 1 Alabama 7 p.m. Saturday, ABC, at... Read more
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SouthwesternOntario.ca
North Carolina-Georgia Preview Capsulemaking a faster-than-expected recovery. The Tar Heels went from awful to adequa
North Carolina-Georgia Preview Capsule
SouthwesternOntario.ca / Posted 26 days ago
making a faster-than-expected recovery. The Tar Heels went from awful to adequate in Year 1 under defensive co-ordinator Gene Chizik, though the focus in 2016 is improving a run defence that ranked 121st nationally last year (247.4 yards per... Read more
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Hamilton News
North Carolina-Georgia Preview Capsulemaking a faster-than-expected recovery. The Tar Heels went from awful to adequa
North Carolina-Georgia Preview Capsule
Hamilton News / Posted 26 days ago
making a faster-than-expected recovery. The Tar Heels went from awful to adequate in Year 1 under defensive co-ordinator Gene Chizik, though the focus in 2016 is improving a run defence that ranked 121st nationally last year (247.4 yards per... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
The 25 Most Intriguing College Football Coaches of 2016error-prone and markedly slower than his vintage up-tempo system. Malzahn needs
The 25 Most Intriguing College Football Coaches of 2016
Yahoo Sports / Posted 26 days ago
error-prone and markedly slower than his vintage up-tempo system. Malzahn needs a turnaround this year, or he might join Gene Chizik on the Auburn flameout coaching heap. 24. Kevin Sumlin, Texas A&M. Sumlin’s situation in College Station isn’t... Read more
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The News & Observer
Moment of truth arrives for UNC run defenseto prepare for an onslaught, fearing the worst – that both of Georgia’s backs w
Moment of truth arrives for UNC run defense
The News & Observer / Posted 26 days ago
to prepare for an onslaught, fearing the worst – that both of Georgia’s backs will be at their strongest and fastest. Gene Chizik, the UNC defensive coordinator, spoke with confidence earlier this week of his plan to stop – or at least slow... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
UNC 'excited' to face Georgia, Nick Chubb in season openerto stop the run. “(The players) see where our shortcomings were; I see where o
UNC 'excited' to face Georgia, Nick Chubb in season opener
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 27 days ago
to stop the run. “(The players) see where our shortcomings were; I see where our shortcomings were,” defensive coordinator Gene Chizik said. “It’s not all on the players. It’s a lot of the way that we called defenses and the way we designed a lot... Read more
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The News & Observer
Luke’s take: Trubisky’s time at quarterback is finally hereturnover on defense, too, especially at linebacker, but it’s reasonable to expe
Luke’s take: Trubisky’s time at quarterback is finally here
The News & Observer / Posted 28 days ago
turnover on defense, too, especially at linebacker, but it’s reasonable to expect improvement in the second season under Gene Chizik. The recruiting sanctions appear to be far behind the Tar Heels now, and Larry Fedora has things rolling steadily... Read more
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The News & Observer
UNC football is near – 50 things to look forward tothis season. With all that returns it's not that bold of a proclamation. 12. T
UNC football is near – 50 things to look forward to
The News & Observer / Posted 29 days ago
this season. With all that returns it's not that bold of a proclamation. 12. The defense in its second season under Gene Chizik. The run defense has received the most attention, and rightfully so, throughout the preseason. In Chizik's... Read more
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WRAL Sports Fan
UNC's defensive improvements: fluke or for real?defense was regarded as not much more than a walking, padded, punching bag. Su
UNC's defensive improvements: fluke or for real?
WRAL Sports Fan / Posted 30 days ago
defense was regarded as not much more than a walking, padded, punching bag. Suffice to say, defensive coordinator Gene Chizik had his work cut out for him. "There wasn't 100% belief that we would have the season we had last year, in the... Read more

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