UNC Football Bio


Strong, sure-handed receiver who emerged as a key option in the receiving corps a year ago.

2012 – Senior Season
Caught six passes for 62 yards and a touchdown at Louisville • Finished with five catches for 71 yards in the loss at Wake Forest • Caught three balls for 44 yards in the season opener against Elon • Also completed an 18-yard pass to Bryn Renner and returned his first career punt 33 yards.

2011 – Junior Season
Finished the season with 51 receptions for 726 yards and five touchdowns • Also rushed seven times for 56 yards • Had multiple receptions in every game in which he played • Had a career-high eight receptions for 77 yards, including a 17-yard touchdown catch, in the Independence Bowl vs. Missouri • Caught two passes for 41 yards against Duke in the season finale • Had five receptions for 90 yards and a touchdown at Virginia Tech • In addition to his touchdown, also had a 60-yard catch-and-run that led to a Ryan Houston touchdown run • Caught two passes for 26 yards at NC State • Had his first-career two-score game against Wake Forest, finishing with four receptions for 87 yards and two touchdowns • Had a season-best seven catches for 62 yards at Clemson • Caught five balls for 74 yards and rushed twice for 16 yards against Miami • Finished with four catches for 59 yards against Louisville • Had three catches for 94 yards, including a 75-yard touchdown, in the win at East Carolina • Had a combined 11 catches in the first three games of the season, including four receptions for 47 yards in the season opener against James Madison.

2010 – Sophomore Season
Appeared in all 13 games, making eight starts • Finished the regular season with 25 catches for 348 yards and three touchdowns • Made a 39-yard touchdown catch just before halftime of Carolina’s 30-27 double-overtime victory over Tennessee in the Music City Bowl • Had a season-best five receptions for 71 yards against NC State • Caught two balls for 22 yards against Virginia Tech • Had a 2-yard reception against William & Mary • Caught two passes for nine yards at Miami • Had one catch for 42 yards at Virginia • Finished with three receptions and 28 yards in the Clemson win • Had a 12-yard catch against East Carolina • Caught two balls for 16 yards at Rutgers • Had four receptions for 71 yards and a touchdown against Georgia Tech • The touchdown was a 52-yarder, the longest reception of his career • Caught three passes for 36 yards and a touchdown in the LSU game • His touchdown catch in the corner of the end zone pulled the Tar Heels to within six points after trailing 30-10.

2009 – Freshman Season
True freshman who was a key contributor at wide receiver • Named to the All-ACC freshman team by The Sporting News • Ranks second on the team with 425 yards receiving and two touchdowns on 37 catches • Made three receptions for 38 yards, including a long of 20, in the Meineke Car Care Bowl vs. Pitt • Caught one pass for four yards at NC State • Recorded third six-catch game and finished with 38 yards receiving at Boston College • Caught two balls for 20 yards against Miami • Made three catches for 21 yards against Duke • Caught three passes for nine yards at Virginia Tech • Made a 5-yard grab against Florida State • Caught two passes for 11 yards against Virginia • Posted second straight 100-yard game with 107 yards and a touchdown on six catches at Georgia Tech • Scored on a 40-yard reception from T.J. Yates versus the Yellow Jackets • Earned first career start versus East Carolina and responded with six catches for 113 yards and a touchdown • Posted the first 100-yard game by a Tar Heel rookie receiver since Hakeem Nicks in 2006 against the Pirates • Made four catches for 59 yards, including a 21-yarder on third down in the fourth quarter comeback, at Connecticut • Also saw action against The Citadel but did not record a catch.

West Craven High School
Helped lead West Craven to the 3-A state championship game • Caught 90 passes for 1,543 yards and 14 TDs as a senior • Led the state of North Carolina in receiving yards • Also played defensive back and began his career as a quarterback during his freshman and sophomore seasons • Ranked among the top 35 players in North Carolina by SuperPrep • Had eight catches for 62 yards and a touchdown in the state championship game and was named the offensive player of the game • Earned first-team all-state honors • Coached by Clay Jordan.

Son of Shanda and Ernest Roundtree • Born Nov. 20, 1990 • Nickname is “Mook” or “Mookie” • Would choose to play for the Indianapolis Colts if he could pick any team in the NFL • Pet peeve is when people do things slowly • Favorite TV show is “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” • Favorite food is strawberries • Listens to music from Lil’ Wayne before every game • His mother, Shanda, had the biggest impact on his life • Wears No. 88 because it has been worn by a lot of great receivers • Exercise and sport science major.

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