For The Record

September 12, 1993

A host of records and superlatives came out of yesterday's Maryland-North Carolina showdown in the Atlantic Coast Conference. Following is the list of 26 records and/or top performances:

* The 101 points by both teams are the most in a North Carolina game. The old mark of 98 points was established in 1974, when the Tar Heels defeated Army, 56-42.

* North Carolina set a school record for total offense with 714 yards, beating the mark of 675 set by the 1969 team against Virginia Military Institute.

* The Tar Heels gained 9.27 yards per play, breaking the 8.13 yards a play it gained against VMI in the 1969 contest.

* North Carolina tied a school record for most points in an Atlantic Coast Conference game. It had 59 in a victory over Duke in 1970.

* Curtis Johnson and Leon Johnson gained 100 yards for the third straight week, the first time in North Carolina history that running backs had achieved such a back-to-back performance.

* For the second time under Mack Brown, North Carolina has scored 59 points. In 1991, the Tar Heels beat William & Mary, 59-36.

* Maryland's 42 points tie a North Carolina record for most points scored by an opponent in a losing effort. Army got 42 in its 1974 loss.

* Although the record book doesn't list it, North Carolina and Maryland may have combined for the most yardage by two teams in a game in Tar Heels history. They collected 1,166 yards.

* Corey Holliday set the North Carolina record for receiving yardage. His 149 yards on seven receptions gives him 1,761 yards, breaking the mark of 1,733 set by Art Weiner.

* Holliday added to his school record by catching a pass in his 36th successive game.

* Jason Stanicek threw for a career-high 288 yards against Maryland, topping his previous best of 237 against North Carolina State last season.

* Curtis Johnson's 168 yards rushing was a career high.

* The 90-yard run by Curtis Johnson for a touchdown was the second-longest in school history and the longest in 102 years. S. A. Ashe went 95 yards against Trinity College, now Duke University, in 1891. Johnson's run also was the longest in Kenan Stadium history.

* Jermaine Lewis caught nine passes for 250 yards, the most by a North Carolina opponent. Maryland's James Milling had 220 yards receiving against the Tar Heels in 1986.

* Scott Milanovich passed for 405 yards, second-best against North Carolina. Dave Brown of Duke threw for 479 yards in 1989.

* Milanovich completed 34 passes, the most against the Tar Heels. Brown got 33 in the 1989 game.

* Bucky Brooks' 47-yard touchdown catch was the longest of his career in a regular-season game. He had a 47-yard catch against Duke last season, and caught a 53-yard pass against Mississippi State in the Peach Bowl.

* Stanicek's 68-yard pass play to tight end Greg DeLong in the first quarter was the longest completion of his career. He hit Randy Jordan on a 65-yarder against Navy in 1992.

* Holliday tied a school record in the Maryland series with seven receptions, and he also broke his school record for reception yardage against the Terrapins with 149. He had 134 yards in catches in 1990.

* North Carolina set team records in the Maryland series with yesterday's effort of 714 yards of total offense and 59 points.

* Milanovich set a Maryland school record for completions in a game with 34, breaking the mark of 32 set by John Kaleo against Virginia last season.

* Milanovich tied the Maryland record for touchdown passes in a single game with five. Kaleo had five against Clemson last season.

* The 405 yards passing tie for the third-best performance in Maryland history. The 50 passing attempts are the fourth-best in Terrapin football.

* Jermaine Lewis' 250 yards in receptions were one yard short of the school record set by Marcus Badgett against Pittsburgh last year. His nine catches were eighth-highest in school history.

* Lewis had a 78-yard scoring play, the longest since James Milling burned North Carolina on an 88-yard touchdown in 1986.

* In his past two games, Milanovich has thrown seven touchdown passes. He tied Kaleo's school record of seven touchdown passes in a two-game span in the final two contests of 1992.


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