CONFIRMED: UNC to Hire Withers

The University of Minnesota has confirmed that its defensive coordinator and defensive backs coach Everett Withers has decided to take the same position at North Carolina. He arrived in Chapel Hill Monday evening and and has already met with the team. An official announcement from UNC is expected soon.

"Everett is one of the brightest defensive minds in all of football," said Minnesota coach Tim Brewster. "It has always been a dream of Everett's to coach at the University of North Carolina and it would have been very difficult for him to not pursue this opportunity. Everett has truly been an asset to our program as both a coach and a recruiter and I am grateful for his contributions. I wish him nothing but the best."

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The Withers File
Coaching Experience
2007-: Minnesota Defensive Coordinator
2001-06: Tennessee Titans Defensive Backs Coach
1998-2000: Texas Defensive Backs
1995-97: Louisville Defensive Coordinator
1994: New Orleans Saints Defensive Quality Control
1992-93: Southern Mississippi Defensive Backs
1991: Tulane Outside Linebackers
1990: Austin Peay Wide Receivers/Special Teams
1988-89: Austin Peay Defensive Coordinator

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