1892 North Carolina Tar Heels football team

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1892 North Carolina Tar Heels football
North Carolina Tar Heels football team (1892).png
Conference Independent
1892 record 5–1
Head coach None
Captain Mike Hoke
Seasons
← 1891
1893 →
1892 college football independents records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Penn         15 1 0
Yale         13 0 0
Princeton         12 2 0
Harvard         10 1 0
North Carolina         5 1 0
Chicago         8 4 1
Sewanee         5 1 1
Navy         5 2 0
Illinois         7 4 1
Colorado         3 2 0
Virginia         3 2 1
California         2 1 1
Stanford         1 0 2
Vanderbilt         4 4 0
Alabama         2 2 0
Auburn         2 2 0
Notre Dame         1 0 1
Stevens         1 1 0
Washington         1 1 0
Utah         0 1 0
Rutgers         3 5 1
Tennessee         2 5 0
Lafayette         5 7 0
Georgia Tech         0 3 0
Maryland         0 3 0
Lehigh         3 6 0

The 1892 North Carolina Tar Heels football team represented the University of North Carolina in the 1892 college football season. They played six games with a final record of 5–1. The team captain for the 1892 season was Mike Hoke. The team claims a southern title even though it was defeated by Virginia, for it beat the Cavaliers in a rematch.[1] Those games with UVA mark the beginning of the South's Oldest Rivalry.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
October 22 at Richmond* Richmond, Virginia W 40–0  
October 23 at Virginia* Madison Hall Field • Charlottesville, Virginia (Rivalry) L 30–18  
November 12 at Trinity (NC)* Durham, North Carolina (Rivalry) W 24–0  
November 23 vs. Auburn* Atlanta, Georgia W 64–0  
November 24 at Vanderbilt* Dudley FieldNashville, Tennessee W 24–0  
November 26 vs. Virginia* Atlanta (Rivalry) W 26–0  
*Non-conference game.

Players[edit]

Varsity lettermen[edit]

Line[edit]

Player Position Games
started
Hometown Height Weight Age
James Crawford Biggs end Oxford 5'9" 145 20
Norfleet Mann Gibbs end 5'10" 170 20
David Alexander Kirkpatrick guard 6'2" 230 22
George Roscoe Little tackle 5'11" 168 19
Walter "Pete" Murphy center Salisbury 6'0" 200 21
James Thomas Pugh tackle 5'10" 168 19
Eugene Malcolm Snipes guard 5'11" 195 24

Backfield[edit]

Player Position Games
started
Hometown Height Weight Age
Alfred Smith Barnard quarterback 5'8" 148 18
William Augustus Devin halfback 6'0" 169 21
Michael Hoke halfback Raleigh 5'10" 148 18
Howard Burton Shaw fullback 5'7" 153 24

Substitutes[edit]

Player Position Games
started
Hometown Height Weight Age
Charles Baskerville fullback 5'9" 145 22
Martin Currie tackle 6'2" 170 29
Louis Isaac Guion end 6'0" 167 18
William Daniel Merritt end 5'11" 160 19
Benjamin Edward Stanley back 5'8" 144 20
William Preston Wooten centre 6'2" 170 20

Unlisted[edit]

  • William Pinckney

[2]

References[edit]

Notes
  1. ^ "All-Southern Champions In 1892". The Charlotte Observer. November 26, 1922. Retrieved March 4, 2015 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  2. ^ "1892 UNC Football Roster". Retrieved March 5, 2015.
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