Marvin Austin

North Carolina Tar Heels #9 - Defensive Tackle

  • Height: 6-3
  • Weight: 310

Marvin Austin's college cash hookup

Marvin Austin told North Carolina state investigators that he received money from an agent based in Georgia while he was a player for the UNC football team. Those and other impermissible benefits...

UNC Investigation into African-American Studies Department Finds Academic Fraud

An investigation into UNC's AFAM department finds academic fraud in over 50 classes.

Should Universities Offer Majors in Football?


I've been taking a brief respite from Carolina sports with the end of the basketball season, while I try to gather my thoughts on the past season and some larger problems with college athletics. Of...

Why I Really Don't Care About National Signing Day


I don't know when National Signing Day became a thing, exactly. I would have had no reason to pay attention to it before joining SB Nation, so I don't know if it was a big thing in the SEC before...

Football, FERPA, and Investigative Reporting

A First Amendment Day panel sheds some light on the problems in UNC's AFAM department.

The ACC Weekly Swagger Meter


The bloggers of the ACC Roundtable have combined powers for the first ever ACC Swagger Meter!

Six Pack Preview: North Carolina Q&A for South's Oldest Rivalry


A Q&A preview of the Tar Heels, in which Carolina March, an SB Nation site, is frustrated by QB Bryn Renner's "tendency to throw into coverage."

Implication and Insinuation

Dan Kane at the News & Observer raises some questions about the academic work being done in the AFAM department.

Ga Tech's recruiting disadvantage (Warning: rant alert)


Here is a story from the News & Observer today. This is the lead story. Not the sports section, mind you. This on the front page.  Marvin Austin was the catalyst for the investigation into the...

The Miami Kerfuffle and What It Means To The NCAA


This should be the death knell for the NCAA as we all know and loath it.

Tydreke Powell 2012 NFL Draft prospect notes

Tydreke Powell 2012 NFL Draft prospect notes

Some Thoughts on the Butch Davis Firing


Some Thoughts on the Butch Davis Firing

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