Heels Hand Out Awards At 2004 Football Banquet

Chapel Hill, N.C. ----- University of North Carolina quarterback Darian Durant and safety Gerald Sensabaugh were named the Tar Heels' offensive and defensive Most Valuable Players, respectively, on Sunday evening at UNC's annual football awards banquet at the Smith Center.

A native of Florence, S.C., Durant earned his second consecutive team MVP honor with an outstanding senior season in which he completed 155 of 258 attempts for 1,979 passing yards and 14 touchdowns. Durant holds 48 school records, including career marks for passing yards, touchdowns, completions, attempts and total offense.

Sensabaugh came to North Carolina for his senior season when East Tennessee State disbanded its football program following the 2003 season. A native of Kingsport, Tenn., Sensabaugh led the Tar Heels with 70 tackles, including a team-best 6.5 tackles for loss.

Carolina (6-5, 5-3 ACC) finished tied for third in the league standings and will face future ACC opponent Boston College in the Continental Tire Bowl in Charlotte on December 30.

NORTH CAROLINA FOOTBALL AWARDS
Bill Arnold Memorial Award - Outstanding Offensive Lineman Jason Brown
William Fuller Award - Outstanding Defensive Lineman Jonas Seawright
Louis Graves Award - Outstanding Offensive Back Chad Scott
Greg Poole Award - Outstanding Special Teams Player Trimane Goddard
George Barclay Award - Outstanding Linebacker Tommy Richardson
Art Weiner Award - Outstanding Receiver Jesse Holley
Cary Boshamer Award - Outstanding Defensive Back Gerald Sensabaugh
Andy Bershak - Outstanding Defensive End Tommy Davis
Jeffrey Cowell Memorial Award - Outstanding Newcomer Offense Charlston Gray
Jeffrey Cowell Memorial Award - Outstanding Newcomer Defense Kyndraus Guy
Jeffrey Cowell Memorial Award - Outstanding Freshman Connor Barth
Jack Sapp Memorial Award - Best All-Around Senior Madison Hedgecock
Charlie Justice Award - Outstanding Contribution Offense Willie McNeill and Jacque Lewis
Charlie Justice Award - Outstanding Contribution Defense Doug Justice
Most Improved Player - Defense Jeff Longhany
Most Improved Player - Offense Brian Chacos
E. Carrington Smith Award - Most Valuable Player Offense Darian Durant
E. Carrington Smith Award - Most Valuable Player Defense Gerald Sensabaugh
James Southerland Award (3) - Team Captain - Darian Durant, Jason Brown, Gerald Sensabaugh,Jonas Seawright and Greg Warren
Bob Osterneck Memorial Award - Most Team Spirit Martin Jernigan
Morris Mason Award - Outstanding Lifter Madison Hedgecock
John Lacey Rehabilitation Award - Cedrick Holt
Athletic Director's - Scholar-Athlete Award Greg Warren
William Rand Kenan, Jr. Award - Outstanding Achievement, Academics, Athletics, Leadership Jason Brown


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