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2005 North Carolina Tar Heels football team

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.

2005 North Carolina Tar Heels football
North Carolina Tar Heels logo.svg
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
DivisionCoastal
2005 record5–6 (4–4 ACC)
Head coachJohn Bunting (5th season)
Offensive coordinatorGary Tranquill (5th season)
Defensive coordinatorMarvin Sanders (2nd season)
Home stadiumKenan Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 60,000)
Seasons
← 2004
2006 →
2005 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Atlantic Division
No. 23 Florida State xy$   5 3         8 5  
No. 18 Boston College x   5 3         9 3  
No. 21 Clemson   4 4         8 4  
Wake Forest   3 5         4 7  
NC State   3 5         7 5  
Maryland   3 5         5 6  
Coastal Division
No. 7 Virginia Tech x   7 1         11 2  
No. 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 conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

Coaching staffEdit

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

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 103:30 p.m.at No. 17 Georgia TechABCL 21–2746,459
September 177:00 p.m.Wisconsin*ESPN2L 5–1460,000
September 2412:00 p.m.at NC StateJPSW 31–2457,100
October 11:30 p.m.Utah*
  • Kenan Memorial Stadium
  • Chapel Hill, NC
W 31–1750,000
October 84:30 p.m.at No. 23 Louisville*ESPNGPL 14–6941,334
October 2212:00 p.m.No. 23 Virginia
JPSW 7–552,000
October 2912:00 p.m.at No. 6 MiamiESPN2L 16–3430,618
November 512:00 p.m.No. 19 Boston College 
  • Kenan Memorial Stadium
  • Chapel Hill, NC
JPSW 16–1448,000
November 1212:00 p.m.Maryland
  • Kenan Memorial Stadium
  • Chapel Hill, NC
JPSL 30–33 OT56,000
November 191:00 p.m.Duke
W 24–2150,000
November 267:45 p.m.at No. 5 Virginia TechESPNL 3–3065,115
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

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

Team StatisticsEdit

    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

ReferencesEdit

  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.