Thursday, August 26, 2010

UNC Self-Reports Academic Infraction To NCAA

The University of North Carolina self-reported academic infractions involving current football players and a former tutor to the NCAA, school officials said Thursday.

A report is claiming that the tutor is head coach Butch Davis' former nanny. Officials on campus say the tutor is no longer employed with the school. And this is separate from the current NCAA investigation involving eligibility due to possible contact with sports agents.

Here's UNC's presser in full, thanks to our friends at

Butch Davis did confirm that the tutor in question was hired by his family to tutor his son. During the press conference, UNC Chancellor Holden Thorp gave Davis and AD Dick Baddour his vote of confidence.


Davis canceled his media availability before practice Thursday afternoon after the reports surfaced about the academic issues. North Carolina closed what would have been a previously open practice session Thursday.

All parties and departments on campus waited for the Thursday night presser...

More when we know more...

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