Wednesday, September 21, 2011

ACC Weekly Feature - Chapel Hill, NC

School: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 

Town: Chapel Hill, NC - Part of Tobacco Road

Head Coach: Everett Withers (Interim)

Football Stadium: Kenan Memorial Stadium
 Mascot: Ramses
 Colors: Carolina Blue, White

    Traditions: The Old Well Walk – UNC Football Team/Coaches walk from our historic Old Well through campus with fans lining the walk from start to finish before pregame warm-ups, Tar Pit – Section in the endzone dedicated to the Students, Hells Bells – The song plays during games in affiliation with our historic Bell Tower located outside of the stadium, Tar Heel Town – pregame gathering for football fans in the main quad on campus with family attractions (music, food, games)

Famous Alumni: Michael Jordan, Julius Peppers, Tyler Hansbrough, Willie Parker, Mia Hamm, Sean May, Marion Jones, Lawrence Taylor, Jerry Stackhouse, Stewart Scott, John Swofford, Roy Williams, Davis Love III, Antwan Jamison, James Worthy, Phil Ford
Biggest Rival: Duke (Go to He!! Dook!)

Where to Stop for Food: The Rathskeller, TimeOut (after 2am), Crook’s Corner

Where to Watch the Game if You Don't Have a Ticket: Top of the Hill – famous bar/brewery overlooking historic Franklin St., P Bob’s – Outdoor patio seating with flat screens outside, 4 Corners – tons of tv’s and a great atmosphere

     Where to Party After A Win: Franklin Street,  Top of the HillHe’s Not Here (get a ‘blue cup’), La Rez (late night spot), Spanky's, Players Dance Club (if you’re into the club scene)

      Big thanks to my friend Eddie who gave me the insider information for this post. You're my favorite Tarheel!

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