Carolina Football FACT of The Day: August 1, 2008

Your source for the weird and useless facts about Carolina football.

Fact: Carolina loses by an average of 45 points when introduced on television by Brooks & Dunn. This fact is based on the highly reliable sample size of one, a 52-7 drubbing at the hands of Clemson in 2006. Unfortunately, there’s video proof.

BONUS FACT! Carolina was 0-5 on LF/Raycom in 2007, with losses to UVa, Va. Tech, Wake, NC State and Georgia Tech, 2-2 on the ESPN family of networks, and 2-0 in untelevised games. Prepare your Steve Martin and Doc Walker voodoo dolls accordingly.

Carolina Football FACT of the Day

To help you get ready for the college football season, Tar Heel Mania will provide you with strange Carolina Football facts on a regular basis.

FACT: The Tar Heels are 43-57 since 1990 when the head coach wears a mustache. Coincidence? I think not.

Exhibit A.

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114 Days to Football Season…

Here’s a video of the Tar Heel Football team in happier times. in 2004, John Bunting was on the chopping block. The Tar Heels were 3-4, 2-2 in the ACC, and had just been annihilated by Utah on the road. Undefeated and #3 ranked Miami came to Chapel Hill on October 30, and on paper it looked like we were going to get steamrolled. But games aren’t played on paper…