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North Carolina losing offensive assistants Longo, Bicknell to Wisconsin

Posted On: Feb 5, 2023   |   Posted By: NBC Sports

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - North Carolina is losing two assistants to Wisconsin, including the one who has orchestrated the Tar Heels' prolific attack the past four seasons.
Offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Phil Longo said he and offensive line coach Jack Bicknell Jr. leave Chapel Hill for the same roles under new Badgers coach Luke Fickell .
Neither will coach when UNC (9-4) faces No. 15 Oregon in the Holiday Bowl on Dec. 28. Longo said his opportunity to work with Fickell - a friend for several years - was enticing.
“My wife and I love , the kids love it. It's good coaching for Brown. We've got a good staff and I absolutely love the locker room,” Longo said in an interview with The Associated Press. “So there's no issues. It's very, very difficult leaving here.
“We just felt like this was the right time,” he continued. “That's what we decided to do, was take our shot in the Big Ten.”
Wisconsin team spokesman Brian Lucas declined to comment in an email, saying the program has yet to...

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