Originally written on Dr. Saturday  |  Last updated 11/18/14

ATLANTA - SEPTEMBER 04: Head coach Butch Davis of the North Carolina Tar Heels against the LSU Tigers during the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game at Georgia Dome on September 4, 2010 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
Presumably, if Butch Davis wanted to speak publicly about his abrupt ouster as North Carolina's head coach just before the start of the season, he could have found ready and willing microphones at the major media outlet of his choosing, in North Carolina or nationally. That he chose to break his nearly four-month silence his own way Monday, on a newly created YouTube account, tells you just just how anxious he is to control a message that he had almost no control over during his final year on the job. Of course, the DIY approach has its drawbacks: Davis is a little too made-up, his delivery is a little awkward, he asks rhetorical questions that he doesn't answer — "Should I have known John Blake had such a close relationship with a sports agent? I wish I had known." — and he provides almost no context for the "misinformation" he's defending himself against. (He might have also considered taking a long drag or two from a cigarette to liven things up ...
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