UNC’s Williams, Schoettmer to attend ACC Football Kickoff

Chapel Hill, NC – Senior quarterback Marquise Williams and senior linebacker Jeff Schoettmer will represent the UNC Tar Heels at the 2015 ACC Football Kickoff, which will be held July 19-21 at the Pinehurst Resort in the Village of Pinehurst, N.C. Williams is the only student-athlete who attended the 2014 ACC Kickoff and will be present at this year’s pre-season football media event.

Marquise Williams and Jeff Schoettmer

Marquise Williams and Jeff Schoettmer will represent the Tar Heels at the annual ACC Kickoff.

A native of Charlotte, N.C., Williams set the UNC single-season record for total yards of offense (3,856), most plays (621), most touchdowns responsible for (34), most rushing yards by a quarterback (788) and most rushing touchdowns by a quarterback (13) last year.  He was one of just seven players in the country to lead his team in passing yards (3,068) and rushing yards (788).  Williams completed 270 of 428 attempts (.631) for 3,068 yards and 21 touchdowns.

A native of Dallas, Texas, Schoettmer was the Tar Heels’ second-leading tackler last year with 74 stops.  He also posted six tackles for loss and had two interception returns for touchdowns.

Each school brings two of its standout players to the Kickoff.