This just in: Caleb Pressley is a really, really funny guy.
Pressley is a former walk-on quarterback at North Carolina turned student assistant. If you've watched a Tar Heels football game this season, you've noticed him – the long-haired guy on the sideline, wearing an NFL jersey of a former UNC player, signaling in the plays.
Now, because he does that – signals in the plays while wearing the jersey of a former UNC player – Pressley started to receive a bit of media attention. And in a recent interview of some sort, he said he was UNC's “supervisor of morale.”
It's true. I received some text messages about this while covering the game on Saturday at East Carolina. Supervisor of morale? What is that? Was UNC serious with this – with having a “supervisor of morale?” The answer: No. Not really.
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This is a thing that Pressley made up. Which, if you’ve ever interacted with him even a little bit, isn't too surprising.
Pressley went on television on Thursday and gave a live interview on this title of his. They talked about everything from morale to his role at UNC's women's clinic. A notable part of the interview is when Pressley said: “I'm a fan of women. I think they bring a lot to the world, right?”
The Tar Heels got it handed to them last weekend in Greenville at ECU. But here we are, two days before their game at Clemson and, for a few moments, anyway, we're not talking about that loss. We're talking about Pressley's quite-humorous TV interview. Just Pressley, earning that title.
Andrew Carter is the UNC athletics beat reporter for The News & Observer and Charlotte Observer. Follow him on Twitter @_andrewcarter.