#12 North Carolina vs #25 West Virginia
January 1, 1997 12:30pm at Gator Bowl, Jacksonville, FL

North Carolina
West Virginia
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals4215541114102.7
Leon Johnson25867790 3.2
Oscar Davenport146534311 2.2
Jonathan Linton24040 2.0
Chris Watson10000 0.0
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals361023666001.8
Amos Zereoue217310630 3.0
Leroy White6171160 2.7
Alvin Swoope47160 1.5
Chad Johnston5524-190 -3.8
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals14260175100
Oscar Davenport142601751  
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals17343197100
Chad Johnston173431971  
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals141751012.5
Na Brown3620 20.7
Leon Johnson3330 11.0
Freddie Jones4320 8.0
L.C. Stevens2250 12.5
Octavus Barnes1181 18.0
Chris Watson150 5.0
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals171971011.6
David Saunders91301 14.4
Rahsaan Vanterpool5560 11.2
Alvin Swoope1100 10.0
Leroy White210 0.5
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals726838.345
Derrick DePriest519739.445
David Secrest27135.540
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals312341.053
Brian West312341.053
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals14047003230
Leon Johnson14 470    
Dre' Bly      223 
Robert Williams      10 
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals44004750000
Mike Logan335 118    
Alvin Swoope15 118    
Rahsaan Vanterpool   239    
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals11417570423386
Leon Johnson7933704 186
Na Brown 62   62
Freddie Jones 32   32
Oscar Davenport31    31
L.C. Stevens 25   25
Dre' Bly    2323
Octavus Barnes 18   18
Chris Watson05   5
Jonathan Linton4    4
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals8519775400397
David Saunders 130   130
Rahsaan Vanterpool 5639  95
Amos Zereoue63    63
Mike Logan  1835 53
Alvin Swoope610185 39
Leroy White161   17
 North CarolinaWest Virginia
First Downs2119
 Rushing95
 Passing912
 Penalty32
NET YARDS RUSHING11466
 Rushing Attempts4236
 Average Per Rush2.71.8
 Rushing Touchdowns10
 Yards Gained Rushing155102
 Yards Lost Rushing4136
NET YARDS PASSING175197
 Completions-Attempts-Int14-26-017-34-3
 Average Per Attempt6.75.8
 Average Per Completion12.511.6
 Passing Touchdowns11
TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS289263
 Total Offense Plays6870
 Average Gain Per Play4.33.8
Fumbles: Number-Lost3-11-1
Penalties: Number-Yards9-634-52
PUNTS-YARDS7-2683-123
 Average Yards Per Punt38.341.0
Punt Returns: Number-Yards-TD1-4-04-40-0
 Average Per Return4.010.0
Kickoff Returns: Number-Yards-TD4-70-04-75-0
 Average Per Return17.518.8
Interceptions: Number-Yards-TD3-23-00-0-0
Fumble Returns: Number-Yards-TD0-0-00-0-0
Miscellaneous Yards  
Possession Time28:2831:32
Third Down Conversions5 of 154 of 13
Fourth Down Conversions0 of 00 of 1
Red Zone Scores-Chances--
Sacks By: Number-Yards4-244-24
North Carolina
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals3335684.02413.04101032340
Brian Simmons459  1.04       
Greg Williams369     1     
Kivuusama Mays358  2.02       
Dre' Bly426       223  
Greg Ellis2461.042.05       
Robert Williams224       103 
James Hamilton224  3.07       
Rick Terry1341.041.04       
Omar Brown134         1 
Andre Purvis303           
Mike Pringley303  2.03       
Deon Dyer022           
Greg Harris101           
Vonnie Holliday1011.071.07       
Reggie Love101           
Keith Newman1011.091.09       
Russell Davis101           
Brandon Spoon011           
West Virginia
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals3435694.02411.0331100020
91Bernard Russ4812  1.02       
42Canute Curtis3361.071.071    1 
81Elige Longino3361.021.02       
1Vann Washington235  1.02       
92John Thornton145  2.02 1     
23Mike Logan314           
52John Hadley3141.073.09       
98Kevin Landolt2241.081.08       
44Jason Williams224           
78Henry Slay134           
33Barrett Green2130.0 0.0      1 
2Charles Emanuel213           
58Bernardo Amerson213           
12Gregory Hernandez202           
32Perlo Bastien112           
57Gary Stills101  1.01       
38K.C. Schiller011           
Scoring Summary
QtrTimeScoring PlayScore
213:05UNC - Octavus Barnes 18 yd TD pass from Oscar Davenport (Kick by Josh McGee Good), 13-90 5:510-7
210:44UNC - Josh McGee 22 yd FG, 6-21 2:150-10
22:24WVU - Jay Taylor 47 yd FG, 12-43 4:443-10
21:15UNC - Oscar Davenport 5 yd rush TD (Kick by Josh McGee Good), 5-58 1:093-17
312:06WVU - David Saunders 34 yd TD pass from Chad Johnston (Kick by Jay Taylor Good), 6-74 2:5410-17
35:31UNC - Josh McGee 20 yd FG, 9-52 3:4010-20
48:18WVU - Jay Taylor 47 yd FG, 10-45 4:0513-20
Attendance: 52,103
Score By Quarter
Team1234Total
North Carolina0173020
West Virginia037313
Start Time: 12:30pm
Officials: Rich Freitas (Back Judge), David Booker (Field Judge), Cleo Robinson (Head Linesman), Roger McMinn (Line Judge), Jim Spronger (Referee), Harvey Jones (Side Judge), John Pemberton (Umpire)
North Carolina
PosOffense
TEFreddie Jones
LTBryon Thomas
LGJerness Gethers
CJeff Saturday
RGMike Hobgood
RTMike Baxter
SEL.C. Stevens
FLNa Brown
QBOscar Davenport
TBLeon Johnson
FBChris Watson
West Virginia
PosOffense
TEChad Wable
LTSolomon Page
LGMike Horn
CEric de Groh
RGBryan Pukenas
RTSam Austin
SERahsaan Vanterpool
FLDavid Saunders
QBChad Johnston
TBAmos Zereoue
FBLeroy White
PosDefense
CBRobert Williams
CBDre' Bly
LBKivuusama Mays
LBBrian Simmons
DEGreg Ellis
SSGreg Williams
DERussell Davis
LBJames Hamilton
FSOmar Brown
DTVonnie Holliday
DTRick Terry
PosDefense
CBPerlo Bastien
CBMike Logan
FSVann Washington
SLBElige Longino
MLBJohn Hadley
SSCharles Emanuel
DEKevin Landolt
LBCanute Curtis
WLBBernard Russ
DTHenry Slay
NTJohn Thornton
Octavus Barnes, Josh McGee, Jonathan Linton, Derrick DePriest, David Secrest, Bryan Jones, Jamie Carrick, Shawn Woodard, Deon Dyer, Shane Pierson, Andre Purvis, Marcus Dow, Joey Walters, Nate Hobgood-Chittick, Chris Mintz, Mike Pringley, Brandon Spoon, Ronald Thomas, Mark Dunn, Keith Newman, Ricco McCain, Darien Johnson, Jomo Legins, Brian Schmitz, Reggie Love, Terry Billups, Greg Harris, Allen Mogridge, Steve Fisher, Teto Simpson
12-Gregory Hernandez, 24-Alvin Swoope, 33-Barrett Green, 36-Brian West, 38-K.C. Schiller, 44-Jason Williams, 47-Jay Taylor, 57-Gary Stills, 58-Bernardo Amerson