"I think this was a win-win situation," Douglas told the Tribune. "It's an up-and-coming program in a nice area, just as South Florida is."
The Tar Heel program has three assistant coach positions to fill after a run of offseason departures -- special teams coach and defensive assistant John Lovett (Miami), linebackers coach Tommy Thigpen (Auburn) and tight ends coach Steve Hagen (NFL - Cleveland).
Douglas has served as a secondary coach for USF for the last three seasons and has two decades of experience working with defensive backs, most recently including stops at Indiana (2004-05), Michigan State (2001-02) and SMU (1997-2000).
He played alongside UNC defensive coordinator and defensive backs coach Everett Withers at Appalachian State.