“Unnamed but informed Administrative sources tell WCHL News that Head Coach John Bunting indicated that if the football team didnâ€™t reverse its direction with a win in Charlottesville Thursday night, that he would spare the school the embarrassment of further losses and would offer his resignation by the end of the season â€“ possible as early as this weekend.”
Bunting, however told the News & Observer today that the report is false. (Link) In the conversation, neither Bunting or the N&O commented on the continued absence of a Bunting-focused cartoon to balance the Chuck Amato cartoon composed by the N&O prior to the start of this football season.
North Carolina football coach John Bunting today denied a report stating that he plans to resign by the end of the season possibly as early as this weekend.
Contacted this afternoon by The News & Observer, Bunting was asked if he had heard about the report, and whether it was true. “I have heard it,” Bunting said. “It is absolutely not true.”