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1977 North Carolina Tar Heels Roster

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Record: 8-3-1, .708 W-L% (34th of 145) ▪ Rank: 17th in Final AP Poll
Conference: ACC (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bill Dooley (8-3-1)

PS/G: 20.9 (72nd of 145) ▪ PA/G: 8.5 (2nd of 145)
SRS: 15.34 (15th of 145) ▪ SOS: 5.26 (55th of 145)

Bowl Game: Lost Liberty Bowl 21-17 versus Nebraska

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

Rk Player Class Pos Summary
1 Matt Kupec* QB 59 Cmp, 105 Att, 715 Yds, 7 TD
2 Clyde Christensen QB 14 Cmp, 31 Att, 215 Yds, 1 TD
3 P.J. Gay QB 3 Cmp, 14 Att, 78 Yds, 1 TD
4 Billy Johnson* RB 83 Att, 357 Yds, 4.3 Avg
5 Amos Lawrence* RB 193 Att, 1211 Yds, 6.3 Avg
6 Terence Burrell RB 18 Att, 60 Yds, 3.3 Avg
7 Carey Casey RB 1 Att, -3 Yds, -3.0 Avg
8 Ron DeMarco RB 2 Att, -1 Yds, -0.5 Avg
9 Phil Farris RB 66 Att, 249 Yds, 3.8 Avg
10 Van Lippencott RB 1 Att, 3 Yds, 3.0 Avg
11 Bob Loomis RB 60 Att, 296 Yds, 4.9 Avg
12 Bill Mabry RB 4 Rec, 36 Yds, 9.0 Avg
13 Ken Mack RB 1 Att, -1 Yds, -1.0 Avg
14 Doug Paschal RB 81 Att, 324 Yds, 4.0 Avg
15 Mel Collins* WR 12 Rec, 158 Yds, 13.2 Avg
16 Walker Lee* WR 16 Rec, 220 Yds, 13.8 Avg
17 Delbert Powell WR 5 Rec, 142 Yds, 28.4 Avg
18 Jim Rouse WR 3 Rec, 42 Yds, 14.0 Avg
19 Brooks Williams* TE 19 Rec, 218 Yds, 11.5 Avg
20 Mike Finn TE 10 Rec, 89 Yds, 8.9 Avg
21 Jimmy Roberson TE 1 Rec, 25 Yds, 25.0 Avg
22 Scott Davison* OL
23 Bobby Hukill* OL
24 Steve Junkman* OL
25 John Rushing* OL
26 Mike Salzano* OL
27 Lowell Eakin OL
28 Rod Broadway* DL
29 Dee Hardison* DL
30 T.K. McDaniels* DL
31 Ken Sheets* DL
32 Dave Simmons* DL
33 Bunn Rhames DL
34 Buddy Curry* LB
35 Bobby Gay* LB
36 Ronnie Dowdy LB
37 Ricky Barden* DB
38 Alan Caldwell* DB
39 Bobby Cale* DB
40 Bernie Menapace* DB
41 John Elam P