UNC athletics, Rams Club receives their largest gift in history from Eddie Smith Jr. and family


"The field at Kenan Stadium will have a new name after University of North Carolina athletics and the Rams Club received the largest gift in their history. The school announced a multimillion dollar gift from the Eddie and Jo Allison Smith Family Foundation on Monday. The gift will support the UNC football program, specifically the salaries of the assistant coaches, improvement to the Kenan Football Center and the football operation endowment. The field at Kenan Stadium will also be named Chris Smith Field, for Smith’s son who is involved in university and athletics leadership roles and serves as a member of the Rams Club’s executive board of directors."