Played in just six games this season due to injury ... Saw his most extensive action in the first two games of the season (29 snaps vs. Elon; 33 vs. Wake Forest) ... Has four catches for 44 yards and a touchdown ... Scored on a 35-yard reception against Elon in the season opener ... Also had a catch at Wake Forest and two receptions at Miami.
Finished with 14 catches for 292 yards and five scores ... Averaged a team-high 20.9 yards per reception ... Also a frequent running option on end around plays, carrying seven times for 56 yards ... Had three receptions for 95 yards in the Independence Bowl vs. Missouri, including a 44-yard touchdown reception in the third quarter ... Caught two passes for 24 yards in the win over Wake Forest ... Had his most productive game of the season at Clemson, finishing with three receptions for 95 yards and two scores ... Had a 33-yard touchdown reception in the first quarter and a 58-yard scoring catch in the second quarter ... Finished with 22 receiving yards against Miami, 11 on a second-quarter catch and 11 on a last-second lateral ... Rushed three times for 34 yards and had an 11-yard touchdown reception in the win at East Carolina ... Caught two passes for 26 yards and a touchdown against Virginia ... Also rushed one time for 14 yards against the Cavaliers ... Finished with a 15-yard reception and a 9-yard rush in the season opener against James Madison ... Was ranked No. 7 on ESPN.com's "Freak List" as one of the top workout warriors in college football ... According to then-UNC strength and conditioning coach Tom Myslinski, Boyd's score of 312 in the Max Jones Quad would rank him as the 22nd all-time best score among the world's elite track and field athletes ... Boyd's Max Jones Quad score is based on his 30-meter dash time (3.3), his three jump distance of 34-6, his overhead throw of a 16-pound shot for 56-5 and a 10-11 standing long jump.
Appeared in all 13 games and started at Duke, finishing the regular season with 14 catches for 310 yards and three touchdowns ... Also ran the ball 10 times for 62 yards ... Had one carry for seven yards vs. Tennessee ... Had one reception for 14 yards in the win at Duke ... Also had two carries for 41 yards, including a season-long rush of 37 yards ... Had a 1-yard carry against Virginia Tech ... Caught one pass against William & Mary ... Rushed for one yard at Miami and three yards at Virginia ... Had two receptions for 14 yards and his third touchdown of the season against Clemson ... Had one catch - a 25-yard touchdown - in the East Carolina win ... Caught three balls for 37 yards and rushed three times for 11 yards in the win at Rutgers ... Had one of the greatest receiving days in school history against LSU, finishing with six receptions for 221 yards and a 97-yard touchdown ... The 97-yard TD was the longest play from scrimmage in UNC history, breaking a record that had stood since 1891 ... Was just the fourth Tar Heel to top 200 receiving yards in a game.
True freshman who played in 12 games and became an important weapon on offense as the season progressed ... Finished the year with 12 receptions for 214 yards and four touchdowns ... Averaged a team-best 17.8 yards per catch ... Also rushed for 130 yards and a TD on 20 carries ... Had one catch for four yards against Pitt in the Meineke Car Care Bowl ... Caught two passes for a career-best 105 yards and two touchdowns at NC State ... Pulled in TD grabs of 35 and 70 yards in the first half against the Wolfpack ... Also rushed for 13 yards on four carries versus NCSU ... Had one reception and one carry at Boston College ... Rushed for a season-best 31 yards on two carries against Miami ... Found the end zone for the second straight game with a 3-yard run versus Duke ... Carried twice for six yards against the Blue Devils ... Scored second career touchdown on a 13-yard reception at Virginia Tech ... Also rushed twice for 10 yards against the Hokies ... Had a season-best 21-yard carry against Florida State ... Posted two receptions for 14 yards and added a 12-yard run against Georgia Southern ... Caught two passes for 12 yards and carried twice for seven yards against Virginia ... Caught two passes for five yards at Georgia Tech ... First career catch was a 59-yard touchdown reception against East Carolina ... Also rushed for 16 yards against the Pirates ... Carried the ball twice against The Citadel for 25 yards.
SuperPrep All-America ... Played in the Under Armour High School All-America game ... Considered the No. 3 player in North Carolina by The Charlotte Observer, SuperPrep and Rivals.com ... Played on North Carolina's Shrine Bowl team ... Member of recruiting analyst Tom Lemming's All-America team ... Ranked the No. 48 player in the country by Rivals.com ... Member of the Rivals 100 ... Considered one of ESPN.com's top 150 prospects in the country and the No. 6 wide receiver ... Member of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution's Super Southern 100 ... Ranked the No. 2 deep threat and No. 4 best after catch by Rivals.com ... Also named the country's No. 3 athlete by Rivals.com ... Member of PrepStar's Dream Team ... Posted 103 receptions for 1,965 yards and 19 TDs over his last two seasons ... Coached by Mike Briggs ... All-state track standout who competed in the 100m, 200m and on relay teams.
Son of Hope Whitely ... His uncle is former Oklahoma tight end Keith Jackson ... Born Nov. 16, 1989 ... Communication studies major.