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1977 North Carolina Tar Heels Stats

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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

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 12 6.6 13.1 50.3 87.2 0.8 54.5 222.3 4.1 1.3
Defense 12 8.1 18.5 43.7 94.8 0.3 41.5 123.9 3.0 0.4
Difference -1.5 -5.4 +6.6 -7.6 +0.5 +13.0 +98.4 +1.1 +0.9

Passing

Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Matt Kupec 59 105 56.2 715 6.8 4.7 7 8 120.2
2 Clyde Christensen 14 31 45.2 215 6.9 6.1 1 1 107.6
3 P.J. Gay 3 14 21.4 78 5.6 7.0 1 0 91.8
4 Amos Lawrence 1 4 25.0 20 5.0 10.0 1 0 149.5
5 Jim Rouse 1 1 100.0 20 20.0 20.0 0 0 268.0
6 Terence Burrell 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0
7 John Elam 1 1 100.0 -2 -2.0 -2.0 0 0 83.2

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Amos Lawrence 193 1211 6.3 6 193 1211 6.3 6
2 Billy Johnson 83 357 4.3 4 83 357 4.3 4
3 Doug Paschal 81 324 4.0 2 3 46 15.3 0 84 370 4.4 2
4 Matt Kupec 79 -13 -0.2 1 79 -13 -0.2 1
5 Phil Farris 66 249 3.8 1 3 24 8.0 0 69 273 4.0 1
6 Bob Loomis 60 296 4.9 1 3 46 15.3 0 63 342 5.4 1
7 Clyde Christensen 31 97 3.1 0 31 97 3.1 0
8 P.J. Gay 24 22 0.9 0 24 22 0.9 0
9 Terence Burrell 18 60 3.3 0 18 60 3.3 0
10 Mel Collins 12 57 4.8 0 12 158 13.2 2 24 215 9.0 2
11 Ron DeMarco 2 -1 -0.5 0 2 -1 -0.5 0
12 Delbert Powell 1 12 12.0 0 5 142 28.4 2 6 154 25.7 2
13 Van Lippencott 1 3 3.0 0 1 3 3.0 0
14 Ken Mack 1 -1 -1.0 0 1 -1 -1.0 0
15 Bill Mabry 1 -2 -2.0 0 4 36 9.0 0 5 34 6.8 0
16 Carey Casey 1 -3 -3.0 0 1 -3 -3.0 0
17 Brooks Williams 19 218 11.5 2 19 218 11.5 2
18 Walker Lee 16 220 13.8 3 16 220 13.8 3
19 Mike Finn 10 89 8.9 1 10 89 8.9 1
20 Jim Rouse 3 42 14.0 0 3 42 14.0 0
21 Jimmy Roberson 1 25 25.0 0 1 25 25.0 0

Defense & Fumbles

Tackles Def Int Fumbles
Rk Player Solo Ast Tot Loss Sk Int Yds Avg TD PD FR Yds TD FF
1 Bobby Cale 4 22 5.5 0
2 Ricky Barden 3 67 22.3 0
3 Buddy Curry 3 37 12.3 1
4 Alan Caldwell 2 72 36.0 1
5 Bernie Menapace 2 12 6.0 0
6 Tyress Bratton 1 0 0.0 0
7 Jay Faulkner 1 25 25.0 0
8 Bobby Gay 1 8 8.0 0
9 Lawrence Taylor 1 3 3.0 0
10 Francis Winters 1 34 34.0 0

Kick & Punt Returns

Kick Ret Punt Ret
Rk Player Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
1 Delbert Powell 11 207 18.8 0 6 38 6.3 0
2 Terence Burrell 3 54 18.0 0
3 Bill Mabry 1 28 28.0 0
4 Francis Winters 1 24 24.0 0
5 Mel Collins 1 17 17.0 0 21 68 3.2 0
6 Bob Loomis 1 2 2.0 0
7 Bernie Menapace 2 0 0.0 0

Kicking & Punting

Kicking Punting
Rk Player XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg
1 Tom Biddle 21 24 87.5 15 24 62.5 66
2 John Elam 68 2569 37.8
3 Richard Kleinman 1 29 29.0