North Carolina’s football program fired its head coach, Larry Fedora, on Sunday. It didn’t take the Tar Heels very long to land a new one.
247Sports is reporting that North Carolina has reached an agreement with former Texas head coach Mack Brown.
Inside Carolina broke the news.
— InsideCarolina (@InsideCarolina) November 26, 2018
North Carolina has reached an agreement with Mack Brown to once again coach the Tar Heels, multiple sources have confirmed.
An announcement is expected Tuesday. Brown has already begun efforts to assemble his coaching staff, according to sources.
UNC was intent on a quick process. The 2018 season concluded with a 2-9 record on Saturday, and Larry Fedora was officially dismissed on Sunday. Fedora was 45-43 in his seven seasons in Chapel Hill.
Brown, who won a national title at Texas, has been out of coaching for five years. He’s spent that time doing analyst work for ESPN.
An official announcement on Brown’s hiring is expected to come soon. Stay tuned.