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.

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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…