Tommy Thigpen

Former All-ACC linebacker and veteran coach Tommy Thigpen joined the Tar Heels football staff in January of 2018 to serve as safeties coach but made the switch to co-defensive coordinator and linebackers coach in 2019.  Thigpen came to Carolina after spending five seasons at Tennessee as the linebackers coach.  Previous coaching stops included: Auburn, Illinois, Bowling Green and Tennessee State.

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