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Posted: Wednesday December 21, 2011 12:28PM ; Updated: Wednesday December 21, 2011 12:28PM

UNC interim Withers joining Meyer's OSU staff

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CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) -- North Carolina interim coach Everett Withers says he is heading to Ohio State to become Urban Meyer's co-defensive coordinator and assistant head coach.

There have been reports and speculation about the move for days. Withers had even acknowledged the possibility before confirmed it while speaking to reporters Wednesday.

Withers will coach the Tar Heels through their Independence Bowl against Missouri on Dec. 26.

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