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1963 North Carolina Tar Heels Roster

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Record: 9-2, .818 W-L% (7th of 120)
Conference: ACC  ▪ Conference Record: 6-1 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: James Hickey (9-2)

PS/G: 17.9 (39th of 120) ▪ PA/G: 9.4 (14th of 120)
SRS: 11.10 (27th of 120) ▪ SOS: 2.46 (62nd of 120)

Bowl Game: Won Gator Bowl 35-0 versus Air Force


  • Roster includes most starters and key reserves.
  • Starters are marked with an asterisk (*).
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Partial Roster

Player Class Pos Summary
Junior Edge* QB 94 Cmp, 179 Att, 1205 Yds, 5 TD
Gary Black QB 46 Cmp, 78 Att, 513 Yds, 5 TD
Sandy Kinney QB 1 Cmp, 6 Att, 6 Yds, 0 TD
Eddie Kesler* RB 76 Att, 314 Yds, 4.1 Avg
Ken Willard* RB 185 Att, 742 Yds, 4.0 Avg
Hank Barden RB 17 Att, 51 Yds, 3.0 Avg
Frank Bowman RB 22 Att, 103 Yds, 4.7 Avg
Dave Braine RB
Max Chapman RB 12 Att, 58 Yds, 4.8 Avg
Jim Eason RB 16 Att, 29 Yds, 1.8 Avg
Ron Tuthill RB 62 Att, 210 Yds, 3.4 Avg
Ronnie Jackson* WR 6 Rec, 145 Yds, 24.2 Avg
Bob Lacey* WR 51 Rec, 568 Yds, 11.1 Avg
John Hammett WR 19 Rec, 246 Yds, 12.9 Avg
John Atherton* TE 10 Rec, 125 Yds, 12.5 Avg
Joe Robinson TE 19 Rec, 259 Yds, 13.6 Avg
Jerry Cabe* OL
Vic Esposito* OL
Chris Hanburger* OL
Gene Sigmon* OL
Richy Zarro* OL
Clint Eudy OL
John Hill OL
Cole Kortner OL
Jay Malobicky OL
Glenn Ogburn OL
Frank Gallagher LB
Tommy Ward DB
Bill Edwards P