North Carolina’s Marcus Paige Gives An Emotional Farewell Speech That Left Roy Williams In Tears

Published on March 1st, 2016 by Astramskas, David | 5,299 views

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.



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Aka VincentDa & RedApples fka Expiredpineapples. My alter-ego is a digital-marketing guy in Houston. Won editing awards & created obsolete flash websites that have been featured in mags like Sports Illustrated. Studied film & women at FSU during the golden age of hip-hop. Collects records, laserdiscs, sports memorabilia & toys. Father of 2 daughters that are more athletic and popular on YouTube.

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