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  • 1. 

    What was freshman placekicker Dan Orner's longest field goal for the North Carolina Tar Heels in 2002?

    • A.

      21 Yards

    • B.

      10 Yards

    • C.

      88 Yards

    • D.

      55 Yards

    Correct Answer
    D. 55 Yards
    Explanation
    In 2002, freshman placekicker Dan Orner's longest field goal for the North Carolina Tar Heels was 55 yards.

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  • 2. 

    To which ACC football team did the North Carolina Tar Heels lose 21-27 in their 2002 season opener?

    • A.

      Georgia Bulldogs

    • B.

      Miami Hurricanes

    • C.

      Kentucky Wildcats

    • D.

      Navy Midshipmen

    Correct Answer
    B. Miami Hurricanes
    Explanation
    In their 2002 season opener, the North Carolina Tar Heels lost to the Miami Hurricanes by a score of 21-27.

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  • 3. 

    In 2003, what position did senior Michael Waddell play for the North Carolina Tar Heels football defense?

    • A.

      Strong Safety

    • B.

      Cornerback

    • C.

      Linebacker

    • D.

      Tackle

    Correct Answer
    B. Cornerback
    Explanation
    Michael Waddell played as a cornerback for the North Carolina Tar Heels football defense in 2003.

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  • 4. 

    Freshman Ronnie McGill played what offensive position for North Carolina Tar Heels football in 2003?

    • A.

      Linebacker

    • B.

      Tailback

    • C.

      Tackle

    • D.

      Center

    Correct Answer
    B. Tailback
    Explanation
    In 2003, Ronnie McGill played the tailback position for the North Carolina Tar Heels football team. This position is typically responsible for running the ball and is located behind the quarterback in the offensive formation. McGill, being a freshman, had the opportunity to showcase his skills and contribute to the team's offense in this position.

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  • 5. 

    Which North Carolina junior quarterback had a team high of 234 completions in 2003?

    • A.

      Paul Roberts

    • B.

      Donti Coats

    • C.

      Darian Durant

    • D.

      Dan Orner

    Correct Answer
    C. Darian Durant
    Explanation
    Darian Durant is the correct answer because he had the highest number of completions (234) among the junior quarterbacks in North Carolina in 2003.

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  • 6. 

    A total of 71 receptions was a team high for which North Carolina Tar Heels junior wide receiver in 2003?

    • A.

      Lance Williams

    • B.

      John Lafferty

    • C.

      Jarwarski Pollock

    • D.

      Mickey Rice

    Correct Answer
    C. Jarwarski Pollock
    Explanation
    Jarwarski Pollock had the highest number of receptions, with a total of 71, among the North Carolina Tar Heels junior wide receivers in 2003.

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  • 7. 

    Which 2003 North Carolina senior CB led the NCAA with a kickoff return average of 31.7?

    • A.

      Michael Waddell

    • B.

      Tandon Mardis

    • C.

      Jeb Terry

    • D.

      C.J. Stephens

    Correct Answer
    A. Michael Waddell
    Explanation
    Michael Waddell is the correct answer because he was a senior cornerback for North Carolina in 2003 and led the NCAA with a kickoff return average of 31.7.

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  • 8. 

    For a 2003 record, how many passes did the North Carolina Tar Heels complete in a game against Syracuse?

    • A.

      65

    • B.

      32

    • C.

      15

    • D.

      91

    Correct Answer
    B. 32
    Explanation
    In a 2003 game against Syracuse, the North Carolina Tar Heels completed 32 passes.

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  • 9. 

    What was the North Carolina Tar Heels' overall record for the 2003 football season?

    • A.

      41737

    • B.

      41680

    • C.

      Dec-00

    • D.

      41796

    Correct Answer
    B. 41680
  • 10. 

    Which North Carolina Tar Heels place kicker made a team-high 35 PATs in the 2003 season?

    • A.

      Skip Seagraves

    • B.

      James Gibson

    • C.

      Dan Orner

    • D.

      Danny Rumley

    Correct Answer
    C. Dan Orner
    Explanation
    Dan Orner is the correct answer because he made a team-high 35 PATs in the 2003 season for the North Carolina Tar Heels.

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  • 11. 

    What position did North Carolina football junior Matt Baker play as backup to Darian Durant in 2004?

    • A.

      Center

    • B.

      Quarterback

    • C.

      Free Safety

    • D.

      Tight End

    Correct Answer
    B. Quarterback
    Explanation
    In 2004, North Carolina football junior Matt Baker played as the backup to Darian Durant, who was the starting quarterback. This means that Baker's position on the team was also quarterback, as he served as Durant's backup during that season.

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  • 12. 

    Jason Brown played what position for North Carolina football offense as a junior in 2004?

    • A.

      Running Back

    • B.

      Center

    • C.

      Wide Receiver

    • D.

      Punter

    Correct Answer
    B. Center
    Explanation
    Jason Brown played the position of Center for the North Carolina football offense as a junior in 2004.

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  • 13. 

    Which Division 1-AA football team did the North Carolina Tar Heels beat 49-38 in their 2004 season opener?

    • A.

      William & Mary Tribe

    • B.

      Wisconsin Badgers

    • C.

      Oklahoma Sooners

    • D.

      Indiana State Sycamores

    Correct Answer
    A. William & Mary Tribe
    Explanation
    In their 2004 season opener, the North Carolina Tar Heels beat the William & Mary Tribe with a score of 49-38.

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  • 14. 

    A total of 2,426 offensive yards was a team high for which North Carolina Tar Heels senior quarterback in 2004?

    • A.

      Kentwood Balmer

    • B.

      Lane Clemmons

    • C.

      Darian Durant

    • D.

      Barrington Edwards

    Correct Answer
    C. Darian Durant
    Explanation
    In 2004, Darian Durant was the senior quarterback for the North Carolina Tar Heels and had the highest offensive yardage of 2,426 yards.

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  • 15. 

    Which senior TB led the North Carolina Tar Heels with 796 rushing yards in 2004?

    • A.

      Chad Scott

    • B.

      Ben Lemming

    • C.

      Mike Mason

    • D.

      Donnell Livingston

    Correct Answer
    A. Chad Scott
    Explanation
    Chad Scott is the correct answer because he led the North Carolina Tar Heels in rushing yards in 2004. He accumulated a total of 796 rushing yards during that season.

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  • 16. 

    A team high of 456 receiving yards was accomplished by which 2004 North Carolina Tar Heels sophomore WR?

    • A.

      Jesse Holley

    • B.

      Wyatt Hicks

    • C.

      Rock Wells

    • D.

      Stephen Green

    Correct Answer
    A. Jesse Holley
    Explanation
    Jesse Holley achieved a team high of 456 receiving yards for the 2004 North Carolina Tar Heels as a sophomore WR.

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  • 17. 

    Which North Carolina Tar Heels senior wide receiver had a team high 45 receptions in 2004?

    • A.

      Jarwarski Pollock

    • B.

      Jared Hall

    • C.

      Kareen Taylor

    • D.

      Justin Warren

    Correct Answer
    A. Jarwarski Pollock
    Explanation
    Jarwarski Pollock is the correct answer because he had the highest number of receptions, with 45, among the senior wide receivers of the North Carolina Tar Heels in 2004. This indicates that he was the most productive and reliable receiver on the team that season.

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  • 18. 

    Which freshman kicker recorded a team-leading 70 points for the North Carolina Tar Heels in 2004?

    • A.

      Joe Kedra

    • B.

      Jon Hamlett

    • C.

      Roger Heinz

    • D.

      Connor Barth

    Correct Answer
    D. Connor Barth
    Explanation
    Connor Barth recorded a team-leading 70 points for the North Carolina Tar Heels in 2004. This suggests that he was the most successful kicker on the team, scoring the most points through field goals and extra points.

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  • 19. 

    What position did North Carolina sophomore Connor Barth have on football special teams in 2005?

    • A.

      Strong Safety

    • B.

      Place Kicker

    • C.

      Punter

    • D.

      Deep Snapper

    Correct Answer
    B. Place Kicker
    Explanation
    In 2005, North Carolina sophomore Connor Barth held the position of Place Kicker on the football special teams. This means that his primary role was to kick field goals and extra points for the team.

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  • 20. 

    What offensive position did North Carolina junior Jesse Holley play for Tar Heels football in 2005?

    • A.

      Running Back

    • B.

      Guard

    • C.

      Wide Receiver

    • D.

      Tackle

    Correct Answer
    C. Wide Receiver
    Explanation
    Jesse Holley played the offensive position of wide receiver for the North Carolina Tar Heels football team in 2005. This position is responsible for catching passes from the quarterback and gaining yardage for the team. Wide receivers typically line up on the outside of the offensive formation and use their speed and agility to run routes and create separation from defenders in order to make catches.

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  • 21. 

    UNC Tar Heels football lost the 2005 season opener 21-27 to which ACC team?

    • A.

      Fresno State Bulldogs

    • B.

      Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

    • C.

      New Mexico Lobos

    • D.

      Colorado Buffaloes

    Correct Answer
    B. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
    Explanation
    The UNC Tar Heels football team lost their 2005 season opener with a score of 21-27. The ACC team they lost to was the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets.

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  • 22. 

    Which Big East football team defeated North Carolina by the largest margin of 55 points in 2005?

    • A.

      ECU Pirates

    • B.

      Wyoming Cowboys

    • C.

      Louisville Cardinals

    • D.

      Utah Utes

    Correct Answer
    C. Louisville Cardinals
    Explanation
    In 2005, the Louisville Cardinals defeated North Carolina by the largest margin of 55 points.

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  • 23. 

    Which 2005 North Carolina junior running back led the Tar Heels with 530 rushing yards?

    • A.

      D.J. Walker

    • B.

      Cam Sexton

    • C.

      Ronnie McGill

    • D.

      Jabir Jones

    Correct Answer
    C. Ronnie McGill
    Explanation
    Ronnie McGill is the correct answer because he led the Tar Heels with 530 rushing yards in 2005.

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  • 24. 

    In what football position did North Carolina sophomore Cameron Sexton play backup to Joe Dailey in 2006?

    • A.

      Punter

    • B.

      Wide Receiver

    • C.

      Tailback

    • D.

      Quarterback

    Correct Answer
    D. Quarterback
    Explanation
    In 2006, North Carolina sophomore Cameron Sexton played backup to Joe Dailey in the quarterback position. This means that Sexton was the substitute or second-string quarterback, ready to step in and play if Dailey was unable to. As a backup quarterback, Sexton would have been responsible for studying the playbook, learning the team's offensive strategies, and being prepared to take over the quarterback role if needed during games.

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  • 25. 

    After playing QB, what position did North Carolina Tar Heels senior Joe Dailey move to in 2007?

    • A.

      Wide Receiver

    • B.

      Running Back

    • C.

      Cornerback

    • D.

      Punter

    Correct Answer
    A. Wide Receiver
    Explanation
    Joe Dailey moved to the wide receiver position in 2007 after playing as a quarterback. This suggests that he made a transition from the quarterback position to the wide receiver position for the North Carolina Tar Heels.

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  • 26. 

    North Carolina Tar Heels football lost 16-21 to which Big East team in their 2006 season opener?

    • A.

      Michigan Wolverines

    • B.

      Penn State Nittany Lions

    • C.

      Rutgers Scarlet Knights

    • D.

      Ole Miss Rebels

    Correct Answer
    C. Rutgers Scarlet Knights
    Explanation
    In their 2006 season opener, the North Carolina Tar Heels football team lost 16-21 to the Rutgers Scarlet Knights.

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  • 27. 

    Which 2006 North Carolina sophomore wide receiver was fifth in the ACC with 660 receiving yards?

    • A.

      Hakeem Nicks

    • B.

      Jordan Hemby

    • C.

      Tavares Brown

    • D.

      Ben Johnson

    Correct Answer
    A. Hakeem Nicks
    Explanation
    Hakeem Nicks is the correct answer because he was a sophomore wide receiver from North Carolina in 2006 and he ranked fifth in the ACC with 660 receiving yards.

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  • 28. 

    Ranking fourth in the ACC with five interceptions was which 2006 North Carolina Tar Heels senior safety?

    • A.

      Kareen Taylor

    • B.

      Kyle Jolly

    • C.

      Ryan Baucom

    • D.

      Lowell Dyer

    Correct Answer
    A. Kareen Taylor
    Explanation
    Kareen Taylor is the correct answer because he ranked fourth in the ACC with five interceptions in 2006 as a senior safety for the North Carolina Tar Heels. This indicates that he had a strong performance in terms of intercepting passes, which contributed to his team's success. The other options, Kyle Jolly, Ryan Baucom, and Lowell Dyer, do not have any information provided that suggests they achieved the same level of success in interceptions during that season.

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