Sportscaster, former player Eric Montross reflects on Roy Williams on and off the court

By Aurora Charlow

Coach Roy Williams points skyward during a celebration of the life of Coach Dean Smith in 2015. In background are then-Chancellor Carol Folt, former player Mickey Bell, former UNC System President Erskine Bowles, and former player Eric Montross. (Jon Gardiner / UNC-Chapel Hill)

After 33 years as a Division One head coach, Roy Williams announced his retirement Thursday. Here to talk to us more about his legacy is Eric Montross, who played for the Tar Heels from 1990 to 1994, and later played in the NBA. Montross now works for UNC athletics, and is the color commentator for the Tar Heel Sports Network. 

Aurora Charlow spoke with him about what Coach Williams was like on and off the court.

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