UNC Football Coach Butch Davis On NCAA Allegations: 'I Feel Terrible'

In case you haven't heard yet, the North Carolina Tar Heels have shared the NCAA's Notice of Allegations against their program, in which the case is presented that UNC football has broken an impressive smorgasbord of rules over the past few years. Heels coach Butch Davis, who led the team during the entire time span covered by the notice, has spoken on the matter:

I feel terrible that these allegations occurred under my watch. I especially regret that the university has had to endure this scrutiny because of the football program. The responsibility for correcting any problems that put us in this position is mine, and I take that responsibility very seriously. I want to thank our fans for the tremendous support we have received. Their loyalty and support has been especially appreciated by our student-athletes. The opportunity I have to serve the University of North Carolina is one that I cherish, and I will continue to focus on improving every aspect of our football program.

As Davis ponders whether he'll come out of this with his job intact (he probably will not), you'll note he didn't actually admit to anything. Rejoice, lovers of years-long drama, because this story still has a long way to go, as Carolina will have to speak up for itself in front of the NCAA and appeal whatever punishments are eventually handed down.

Remember how long the USC thing took to wrap up?

For upcoming developments on various UNC football scandals, stick with this StoryStream. For more on Heels sports, join Carolina March.

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