North Carolina’s Marcus Paige Gives An Emotional Farewell Speech That Left Roy Williams In Tears
The entire 8 minute Senior Night speech by Marcus Paige after North Carolina’s win against Syracuse is a must-see but when you hit the 4:30 mark, get ready to shed a tear with Marcus and Coach Roy Williams.
“The one thing you did is you always believed in me.” Said Paige to his Coach of 4 years. “You always told me ‘I believe in you son. You’re going to make shots, you’re gonna do fine, you’re gonna be a great player.’ You just believed in me, and I can’t thank you enough for that because that allowed me to be a confident person myself and allowed me to grow as a person. I’m a ten-times better man than I was when I got here.”
Paige also thanked his parents, teammates and UNC cheerleader girlfriend during his beautiful speech at the Dean Dome.
Coach Roy Williams checking out Paige in high school.