Julius Peppers Transcript: Bears DE's Grade History Published On UNC's Website

May 23, 2012; Lake Forest, IL, USA; Chicago Bears defensive end Julius Peppers (90) talks with teammates during organized team activities at Halas Hall. Mandatory Credit: Jerry Lai-US PRESSWIRE

On Sunday night, Julius Peppers' college transcript was discovered online.

Chicago Bears defensive end Julius Peppers' college transcript is on the University of North Carolina's website for anyone to see, though it's unclear how this could have happened.

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CBS Sports' Will Brinson offers one theory about how Peppers' transcript ended up public, and it has to do with a hypothetical transcript that the school had apparently set up for demonstration purposes. Peppers' transcript may have been used as a template.

One theory as to how Peppers name appears is this: UNC created a set of web pages for demonstration purposes and based the hypothetical student off of Peppers time at UNC. But whoever created the model likely simply forgot to scrub Peppers name off of one page, and now Peppers transcript is up on full view for the world at UNC's website.

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