Michael Jordan’s planned appearance as honorary captain on Saturday during UNC’s football game has been postponed because of the threat of Hurricane Irma, according to a university press release.
Jordan was set to be in Chapel Hill with other members of the 1982 national championship basketball team for a ring ceremony at halftime.
No date has been set for Jordan to complete his duties as honorary captain.
The Tar Heels will play Louisville Saturday (noon, ESPN) in Kenan Stadium.
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Jordan’s last visit to campus was to introduce a partnership between the Jordan Brand and Tar Heel football on March 4 in the Dean E. Smith Center, about a month before the basketball team went on to win the 2017 NCAA Championship.