Roy Williams wrote a letter to a fan after her dog named Roy died

BY Sports Illustrated and Dan Gartland/Sports Illustrated via Extra Mustard • December 15, 2016

Roy Williams is beloved by North Carolina fans mostly because of his two national championships, but this is another pretty good reason to like him. 

A UNC fan named Whitney Shankland named her dog Roy, after Williams, and he unfortunately passed away recently. After Williams learned of Roy’s passing, he reached out to Shankland with a touching letter. 

Hopefully fans can realize Williams’s good deed means a little more than the Tar Heels’ loss to Indiana a few weeks ago. 


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