2005 North Carolina Tar Heels football team

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2005 North Carolina Tar Heels football
University of North Carolina Tarheels Interlocking NC logo.svg
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference Coastal
2005 record 5–6 (4–4 ACC)
Head coach John Bunting
Offensive coordinator Gary Tranquill
Defensive coordinator Marvin Sanders
Home stadium Kenan Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 60,000)
Seasons
« 2004 2006 »
2005 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Atlantic
#23 Florida State xy   5 3         8 5  
#18 Boston College x   5 3         9 3  
#21 Clemson   4 4         8 4  
NC State   3 5         7 5  
Maryland   3 5         5 6  
Wake Forest   3 5         4 7  
Coastal
#7 Virginia Tech x   7 1         11 2  
#17 Miami   6 2         9 3  
Georgia Tech   5 3         7 5  
North Carolina   4 4         5 6  
Virginia   3 5         7 5  
Duke   0 8         1 10  

Championship: Florida State 27, Virginia Tech 22
† – BCS representative as champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2005 North Carolina Tar Heels football team represented the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill during the 2005 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Tar Heels played their home games at Kenan Memorial Stadium in Chapel Hill, North Carolina competed in the Atlantic Coast Conference, and team was led by head coach John Bunting.

Coaching staff[edit]

Name Position [1] Seasons in Position
John Bunting Head Coach 5th
Dave Brock Wide Receivers 1st
Ken Browning Defensive Tackles 12th
Jeff Connors Strength and Conditioning Coordinator 5th
John Gutekunst Assistant Head Coach / Tight Ends 2nd
Hal Hunter Offensive Line 4th
Brad Lawing Defensive Ends / Recruiting Coordinator 3rd
Andre' Powell Running Backs / Special Teams Coordinator 5th
Marvin Sanders Defensive Coordinator / Defensive Backs 2nd
Tommy Thigpen Linebackers 1st
Gary Tranquill Offensive Coordinator / Quarterbacks 5th

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 10 3:30 PM at #17 Georgia Tech Bobby Dodd StadiumAtlanta, GA ABC L 21–27   46,459
September 17 7:00 PM Wisconsin* Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC ESPN2 L 5–14   60,000
September 24 12:00 PM at NC State Carter–Finley StadiumRaleigh, NC (Carolina–State Game) JPS W 31–24   57,100
October 1 1:30 PM Utah* Kenan Memorial Stadium • Chapel Hill, NC W 31–17   50,000
October 8 4:30 PM at Louisville* Papa John's Cardinal StadiumLouisville, KY WHAS L 14–69   41,334
October 22 12:00 PM #23 Virginia Kenan Memorial Stadium • Chapel Hill, NC (South's Oldest Rivalry) JPS W 7–5   52,000
October 29 12:00 PM at Miami Miami Orange BowlMiami, FL ESPN2 L 16–34   30,618
November 5 12:00 PM #19 Boston Collegedagger Kenan Memorial Stadium • Chapel Hill, NC JPS W 16–14   48,000
November 12 12:00 PM Maryland Kenan Memorial Stadium • Chapel Hill, NC JPS L 30–33 OT  56,000
November 19 1:00 PM Duke Kenan Memorial Stadium • Chapel Hill, NC (Victory Bell Game) W 24–21   50,000
November 26 7:45 PM at #5 Virginia Tech Lane StadiumBlacksburg, VA ESPN L 3–30   65,115
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

Did not play: Clemson, Florida State, and Wake Forest.[2]

Team Statistics[edit]

    Passing Leader       Cmp     Att     Yds     TD     Int  
Matt Baker 180 346 2345 9 11
    Rushing Leaders       Car     Yds     Long     TD  
Ronnie McGill 130 530 37 5
Barrington Edwards 114 397 62 2
James "Cooter" Arnold 48 187 15 0
    Receiving Leaders       Rec     Yds     Long     TD  
Jesse Holley 47 670 49 1
Mike Mason 22 372 44 1
Jarwarski Pollock 30 341 33 2
    Kicking       XPM     XPA     FGM     FGM     Long     Pts  
Connor Barth 23 23 11 21 45 56

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2005 North Carolina Football Media Guide." tarheelblue.com. Retrieved on February 7, 2008.
  2. ^ "2005-2006 Schedule." tarheelblue.com. Retrieved on February 7, 2008.