St. Louis Rams defensive end Robert Quinn was surprised to get a letter of "permanent disassociation" from North Carolina for NCAA violations that led to criminal charges against five people for violating the state's sports agent law.
North Carolina has sent letters of "permanent disassociation" to former Tar Heels football players Marvin Austin, Greg Little and Robert Quinn for NCAA violations that led to criminal charges against five people for violating the state's sports agent law.
The NCAA infractions committee has hit North Carolina's football program with a one-year postseason ban, a reduction of 15 scholarships and three years of probation following an investigation into improper benefits and academic misconduct.
As the NFL combine continues in Indianapolis, LaRue Cook of ESPN The Magazine looks at the programs that have produced the most NFL-caliber talent from the past two seasons to see which teams have done it with elite recruits, and which haven't.
North Carolina fired football coach Butch Davis, saying the past year of turmoil amid an NCAA investigation into improper benefits and academic misconduct was doing too much damage to the school's reputation.
North Carolina coach Butch Davis said Monday he has never thought of quitting amid an NCAA investigation into his program, adding that he takes responsibility "fully and completely" for the events that created a year of turmoil in Chapel Hill.
UNC has received a notice of allegations from the NCAA outlining violations in the football program, including unethical conduct by a former assistant coach as well as failure to adequately monitor the conduct of a former and current players.
An NCAA investigator interviewed North Carolina defensive end Quinton Coples this week about his attendance at a Washington D.C. post-draft party earlier this month at which former Tar Heels Marvin Austin and Robert Quinn were present, sources said.