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1997 North Carolina Tar Heels Roster

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Record: 11-1, .917 W-L% (3rd of 112) ▪ Rank: 6th in Final AP Poll
Conference: ACC  ▪ Conference Record: 7-1 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Mack Brown (10-1), Carl Torbush (1-0)

PS/G: 29.0 (36th of 112) ▪ PA/G: 12.2 (2nd of 112)
SRS: 16.45 (10th of 112) ▪ SOS: 2.04 (45th of 112)

Bowl Game: Won Gator Bowl 42-3 versus Virginia Tech


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

Player Class Pos Summary
Chris Keldorf* QB 104 Cmp, 181 Att, 1448 Yds, 12 TD
Kevin Carty QB 2 Cmp, 2 Att, 52 Yds, 0 TD
Oscar Davenport QB 115 Cmp, 183 Att, 1380 Yds, 7 TD
Deon Dyer* RB 25 Att, 90 Yds, 3.6 Avg
Jonathan Linton* RB 248 Att, 1004 Yds, 4.0 Avg
Mike Geter RB 55 Att, 245 Yds, 4.5 Avg
Ronnie Robinson RB 3 Rec, 21 Yds, 7.0 Avg
Domonique Williams RB 15 Att, 50 Yds, 3.3 Avg
Na Brown* WR 55 Rec, 610 Yds, 11.1 Avg
L.C. Stevens* WR 45 Rec, 727 Yds, 16.2 Avg
Octavus Barnes WR 21 Rec, 441 Yds, 21.0 Avg
Greg Harris WR 1 Rec, 42 Yds, 42.0 Avg
Chuckie Parquet WR 1 Rec, 6 Yds, 6.0 Avg
Jason Peace WR 32 Rec, 418 Yds, 13.1 Avg
Alge Crumpler* TE 24 Rec, 278 Yds, 11.6 Avg
Mike Baxter* OL
Mike Gimbol* OL
Mike Hobgood* OL
Ryan Hoffman* OL
Jeff Saturday* OL
Joe Ellison OL
John Surigao OL
Russell Davis* DL
Greg Ellis* DL
Vonnie Holliday* DL
Nate Hobgood-Chittick DL
Kivuusama Mays* LB
Keith Newman* LB
Mike Pringley* LB
Brian Simmons* LB
Ebenezer Ekuban LB
Brandon Spoon LB
Dre Bly* DB
Omar Brown* DB
Greg Williams* DB
Robert Williams* DB
Jomo Legins DB