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Dean Smith Leaves $200 for "Dinner Out" for Each of his Players


Legendary North Carolina coach Dean Smith was renowned for his relationship with everyone who played for him during his 36 years with the Tar Heels. 

That extended to his will.

After his passing on Feb. 7, Smith left $200 to each letterman who played for him at North Carolina. The checks carried the note for “Dinner Out.”

Here is the letter addressed to Dante Calabria, who played guard for North Carolina’s 1993 championship team.