Social media reacts to UNC Football parting ways Gene Chizik

The day many Tar Heel fans had hoped for came, as it was announced Wednesday morning that the UNC football program and Gene Chizik had agreed to part ways.

The news shot out to social media like a cannon, with some satisfied by the staff changes, and others feeling like it was a little too late. Despite fans clamoring for Chizik’s departure for quite some time, the defensive coach era at UNC didn’t last long, only spending two seasons in Chapel Hill.

UNC did improve on the defensive end from Chizik’s first season to his second, allowing 30.8 points in year one to 27.3 in year two. Still, UNC’s struggles on the defensive end remained a liability, and the play calling was abysmal, resulting in the eventual parted ways.

The Tar Heels will now be in search of their third defensive coordinator since Mack Brown returned as the Head Coach in 2018. Brown whose support from fans has begun to waver, finds himself in a spot to bring in a defensive coordinator who can bring the excitement and promise back to the UNC football program.

It was quite a sight on social media as opinions began to circulate. From the good to the bad, here are the social media reactions to UNC Football parting ways with Gene Chizik.

Story originally appeared on Tarheels Wire