Past Games & Records

For 15 years, the Belk Bowl has provided exciting college football games, from matchups between explosive offenses to grinding defenses. Many records have been set along the way, and numerous Belk Bowl players have gone on to play in the NFL.

Past Games

2016

35

Virginia Tech

24

Arkansas

ESPN Recap

2015

51

Mississippi State

28

NC State

ESPN Recap

2014

37

Georgia

14

Louisville

ESPN Recap

2013

39

North Carolina

17

Cincinnati

ESPN Recap

2012

48

Cincinnati

34

Duke

ESPN Recap

2011

31

NC State

24

Louisville

ESPN Recap

2010

31

South Florida

26

Clemson

ESPN Recap

2009

19

Pittsburgh

17

North Carolina

ESPN Recap

2008

31

West Virginia

30

North Carolina

ESPN Recap

2007

24

Wake Forest

10

UConn

ESPN Recap

2006

25

Boston College

24

Navy

ESPN Recap

2005

14

NC State

0

South Florida

ESPN Recap

2004

37

Boston College

24

North Carolina

ESPN Recap

2003

23

Virginia

16

Pittsburgh

ESPN Recap

2002

48

Virginia

22

West Virginia

ESPN Recap

Records

Records are made to be broken. And year after year, the newest crop of young stars sets out to challenge individual and team records at the Belk Bowl.

INDIVIDUAL – TOTAL OFFENSE

Most Net Yards Gained

  • 427

    47 rush, 380 pass

    Dak Prescott

    (Mississippi State) vs. NC State
    2015

Most Touchdowns

  • 4

    Wali Lundy

    (Virginia) vs. West Virginia
    2002

Most Field Goals Made

  • 4

    Dan Hutchins

    (Pittsburgh) vs. North Carolina
    2009

INDIVIDUAL – PASSING

Most Yards

  • 380

    Dak Prescott

    (Mississippi State) vs. NC State
    2015

Most Total Touchdowns

  • 4

    Dak Prescott

    (Mississippi State) vs. NC State
    2015
  • 4

    Brendon Kay

    (Cincinnati) vs. Duke
    2012

Most Completions

  • 37

    Sean Renfree

    Cincinnati vs. (Duke)
    2012

INDIVIDUAL – RUSHING

Most Attempts

  • 33

    Nick Chubb

    (Georgia) vs. Louisville
    2014

Most Yards

  • 266

    Nick Chubb

    (Georgia) vs. Louisville
    2014

Most Touchdowns

  • 2

    Jerod Evans

    (Virginia Tech) vs. Arkansas
    2016
  • 2

    Nick Chubb

    (Georgia) vs. Louisville
    2014
  • 2

    Romar Morris

    (North Carolina) vs. Cincinnati
    2013
  • 2

    Wali Lundy

    (Virginia) vs. West Virginia
    2002
  • 2

    Avon Cobourne

    (West Virginia) vs. Virginia
    2002

INDIVIDUAL – RECEIVING

Most Receptions

  • 11

    Kenneth Moore

    (Wake Forest) vs. Connecticut
    2007

Most Yards (Catches)

  • 217 (8)

    Hakeem Nicks

    (North Carolina) vs. West Virginia
    2008

Most Touchdowns

  • 3

    Hakeem Nicks

    (North Carolina) vs. West Virginia
    2008

INDIVIDUAL – DEFENSE/SPECIAL TEAMS

Most Interceptions

  • 2

    Dominick Sanders

    (Georgia) vs. Louisville
    2014
  • 2

    David Amerson

    (NC State) vs. Louisville
    2011

Most Field Goals Made

  • 4

    Dan Hutchins

    (Pittsburgh) vs. North Carolina
    2009

Longest Punt

  • 79

    Will Monday

    Cincinnati vs. (Duke)
    2012

TEAM RECORDS – OFFENSE

Most Plays

  • 89

    Duke

    Cincinnati vs. Duke
    2012

Most Net Yards

  • 569

    Mississippi State

    Mississippi State vs. NC State
    2015

Most Touchdowns

  • 4

    Mississippi State

    Mississippi State vs. NC State
    2015
  • 4

    Cincinnati

    Cincinnati vs. Duke
    2012

Download complete list of records through 2016.

List of Records (pdf)

MVP Awards

The Belk Bowl is proud to present the Jerry Richardson Most Valuable Player Award each year – an award named in honor of Jerry Richardson, owner and founder of the NFL’s Carolina Panthers and a former pro football standout.

2016

Cam Phillips

WR
Virginia Tech
    stats
  • 6 catches for 115 yards
  • 4 rushes for 22 yards

2015

Dak Prescott

QB
Mississippi State
    stats
  • 25-42 for 380 yards
  • 12 rushes for 47 yards
  • 4 touchdowns

2014

Nick Chubb

RB
Georgia
    stats
  • 33 rushes for 266 yards
  • 2 touchdowns

2013

Ryan Switzer

WR/PR
North Carolina
    stats
  • 122 total yards
  • 86-yard punt return for touchdown

2012

Brendon Kay

QB
Cincinnati
    stats
  • 17-25 for 332 yards
  • 4 touchdowns
  • 76 rushing yards

2011

Mike Glennon

QB
NC State
    stats
  • 21-33 for 264 yards
  • 3 touchdowns

2010

BJ Daniels

QB
South Florida
    stats
  • 20-27 for 189 yards
  • 2 touchdowns

2009

Dion Lewis

RB
Pittsburgh
    stats
  • 28 rushes for 159 yards
  • 1 touchdown

2008

Pat White

QB
West Virginia
    stats
  • 26-32 for 332 yards
  • 3 touchdowns
  • 55 rushing yards

2007

Kenny Moore

WR
Wake Forest
    stats
  • 11 catches
  • 112 yards

2006

Jolonn Dunbar

LB
Boston College
    stats
  • 14 tackles
  • 1 sack
  • 1 fumble recovered

2005

Stephen Tulloch

LB
NC State
    stats
  • 15 tackles
  • 3 sacks
  • 1 fumble recovered

2004

Paul Peterson

QB
Boston College
    stats
  • 24-33 for 236 yards
  • 2 touchdowns

2003

Matt Schaub

QB
Virginia
    stats
  • 20-31 for 244 yards
  • 1 touchdown

2002

Wali Lundi

RB
Virginia
    stats
  • 22 rushes for 127 yards
  • 5 catches for 76 yards
  • 4 touchdowns

Alumni in the NFL

College football players compete hard on Saturdays with the dream of one day playing on Sundays. More than 80 players from the Belk Bowl have gone on to be selected in the first three rounds of the NFL Draft over the years.

2017Draft Class

  • Mitch Trubisky

    QB
    North Carolina North Carolina
    Chicago Bears 1
  • Josh Jones

    S
    NC State NC State
    Green Bay Packers 2
  • Nazair Jones

    DT
    North Carolina North Carolina
    Seattle Seahawks 3

2016Draft Class

  • Leonard Floyd

    OLB
    Georgia Georgia
    Chicago Bears 1
  • Sheldon Rankins

    DT
    Louisville Louisville
    New Orleans Saints 1
  • Chris Jones

    DT
    Mississippi State Mississippi State
    Kansas City Chiefs 2
  • Will Redmond

    CB
    Mississippi State Mississippi State
    San Francisco 49ers 3
  • Joe Thuney

    OG
    NC State NC State
    New England Patriots 3
  • Jordan Jenkins

    OLB
    Georgia Georgia
    New York Jets 3
  • Jacoby Brissett

    QB
    NC State NC State
    New England Patriots 3
  • Dak Prescott

    QB
    Mississippi State Mississippi State
    Dallas Cowboys 4

2015Draft Class

  • Vic Beasley

    OLB
    Clemson Clemson
    Atlanta Falcons 1
  • Todd Gurley

    RB
    Georgia Georgia
    St. Louis Rams 1
  • DeVante Parker

    WR
    Louisville Louisville
    Miami Dolphins 1
  • Laken Tomlinson

    OG
    Duke Duke
    Detroit Lions 1
  • Jamon Brown

    OT
    Louisville Louisville
    St. Louis Rams 3
  • Lorenzo Mauldin

    OLB
    Louisville Louisville
    New York Jets 3
  • Chris Conley

    WR
    Georgia Georgia
    Kansas City Chiefs 3
  • John Miller

    OG
    Louisville Louisville
    Buffalo Bills 3

2014Draft Class

  • Eric Ebron

    TE
    North Carolina North Carolina
    Detroit Lions 1
  • Calvin Pryor

    S
    Louisville Louisville
    New York Jets 1
  • Marcus Smith

    DE
    Louisville Louisville
    Philadelphia Eagles 1
  • Teddy Bridgewater

    QB
    Louisville Louisville
    Minnesota Vikings 1
  • Preston Brown

    LB
    Louisville Louisville
    Buffalo Bills 3
  • Kareem Martin

    DE
    North Carolina North Carolina
    Arizona Cardinals 3
  • Brandon Thomas

    OG
    Clemson Clemson
    San Francisco 49ers 3

2013Draft Class

  • Jonathan Cooper

    OG
    North Carolina North Carolina
    Arizona Cardinals 1
  • DeAndre Hopkins

    WR
    Clemson Clemson
    Houston Texans 1
  • David Amerson

    CB
    NC State NC State
    Washington Redskins 2
  • Travis Kelce

    TE
    Cincinnati Cincinnati
    Kansas City Chiefs 3
  • Mike Glennon

    QB
    NC State NC State
    Tampa Bay Buccaneers 3
  • Brennan Williams

    OT
    North Carolina North Carolina
    Houston Texans 3
  • Kayvon Webster

    CB
    South Florida South Florida
    Denver Broncos 3

2012Draft Class

  • Quinton Coples

    DE
    North Carolina North Carolina
    New York Jets 1
  • Andre Branch

    DE
    Clemson Clemson
    Jacksonville Jaguars 2
  • Zach Brown

    OLB
    North Carolina North Carolina
    Tennessee Titans 2
  • Dwayne Allen

    TE
    Clemson Clemson
    Indianapolis Colts 3
  • T.J. Graham

    WR
    NC State NC State
    Buffalo Bills 3
  • Brandon Thompson

    DT
    Clemson Clemson
    Cincinnati Bengals 3

2011Draft Class

  • Robert Quinn

    DE
    North Carolina North Carolina
    St. Louis Rams 1
  • Jonathan Baldwin

    WR
    Pittsburgh Pittsburgh
    Kansas City Chiefs 1
  • Jabaal Sheard

    DE
    Pittsburgh Pittsburgh
    Cleveland Browns 2
  • Bruce Carter

    LB
    North Carolina North Carolina
    Dallas Cowboys 2
  • Jarvis Jenkins

    DL
    Clemson Clemson
    Washington Redskins 2
  • Marcus Gilchrist

    DB
    Clemson Clemson
    San Diego Chargers 2
  • Da’Quan Bowers

    DE
    Clemson Clemson
    Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2
  • Marvin Austin

    DL
    North Carolina North Carolina
    New York Giants 2
  • Greg Little

    WR
    North Carolina North Carolina
    Cleveland Browns 2
  • Terrell McClain

    DL
    South Florida South Florida
    Carolina Panthers 3

2010Draft Class

  • Donald Brown

    RB
    Connecticut Connecticut
    Indianapolis Colts 1
  • Jerome Murphy

    CB
    South Florida South Florida
    St. Louis Rams 3
  • Brandon Ghee

    CB
    Wake Forest Wake Forest
    Cincinnati Bengals 3

2009Draft Class

  • Aaron Curry

    LB
    Wake Forest Wake Forest
    Seattle Seahawks 1
  • B.J. Raji

    DT
    Boston College Boston College
    Green Bay Packers 1
  • Donald Brown

    RB
    Connecticut Connecticut
    Indianapolis Colts 1
  • Hakeem Nicks

    WR
    North Carolina North Carolina
    New York Giants 1
  • Alphonso Smith

    CB
    Wake Forest Wake Forest
    Denver Broncos 2
  • Ron Brace

    DT
    Boston College Boston College
    New England Patriots 2
  • Darius Butler

    CB
    Connecticut Connecticut
    New England Patriots 2
  • Pat White

    QB
    West Virginia West Virginia
    Miami Dolphins 2
  • William Beatty

    OT
    Connecticut Connecticut
    New York Giants 2
  • Cody Brown

    LB
    Connecticut Connecticut
    Arizona Cardinals 2
  • Richard Quinn

    TE
    North Carolina North Carolina
    Denver Broncos 2
  • Brandon Tate

    WR
    North Carolina North Carolina
    New England Patriots 3

2008Draft Class

  • Matt Ryan

    QB
    Boston College Boston College
    Atlanta Falcons 1
  • Gosder Cherilus

    OT
    Boston College Boston College
    Detroit Lions 1
  • Mike Jenkins

    CB
    South Florida South Florida
    Dallas Cowboys 1
  • Kentwan Balmer

    DT
    North Carolina North Carolina
    San Francisco 49ers 1
  • DaJuan Morgan

    S
    NC State NC State
    Kansas City Chiefs 3

2007Draft Class

  • James Marten

    OT
    Boston College Boston College
    Dallas Cowboys 3
  • DeMarcus Tyler

    DT
    NC State NC State
    Kansas City Chiefs 3

2006Draft Class

  • Mario Williams

    DE
    NC State NC State
    Houston Texans 1
  • D’Brickashaw Ferguson

    OT
    Virginia Virginia
    New York Jets 1
  • Manny Lawson

    DE
    NC State NC State
    San Francisco 49ers 1
  • John McCargo

    DT
    NC State NC State
    Buffalo Bills 1
  • Mathias Kiwanuka

    LB
    Boston College Boston College
    New York Giants 1
  • Jeremy Trueblood

    OT
    Boston College Boston College
    Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2
  • Charles Spencer

    OG
    Pittsburgh Pittsburgh
    Houston Texans 3

2005Draft Class

  • Adam Jones

    CB
    West Virginia West Virginia
    Tennessee Titans 1
  • Heath Miller

    TE
    Virginia Virginia
    Pittsburgh Steelers 1
  • Darryl Blackstock

    LB
    Virginia Virginia
    Arizona Cardinals 3

2004Draft Class

  • Larry Fitzgerald

    WR
    Pittsburgh Pittsburgh
    Arizona Cardinals 1
  • Shawntae Spencer

    DB
    Pittsburgh Pittsburgh
    San Francisco 49ers 2
  • Kris Wilson

    TE
    Pittsburgh Pittsburgh
    Kansas City Chiefs 2
  • Matt Schaub

    QB
    Virginia Virginia
    Atlanta Falcons 3

2003Draft Class

  • Angelo Crowell

    LB
    Virginia Virginia
    Buffalo Bills 3
  • Billy McMullen

    WR
    Virginia Virginia
    Philadelphia Eagles 3