1954 North Carolina Tar Heels football team

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1954 North Carolina Tar Heels football
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1954 record 4–5–1 (4–2 ACC)
Head coach George T. Barclay (2nd season)
Home stadium Kenan Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1953
1955 →
1954 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 14 Duke $ 4 0 0     8 2 1
No. 8 Maryland 4 0 1     7 2 1
North Carolina 4 2 0     4 5 1
South Carolina 3 3 0     6 4 0
Clemson 1 2 0     5 5 0
Wake Forest 1 4 1     2 7 1
Virginia 0 2 0     3 6 0
NC State 0 4 0     2 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll[1]

The 1954 North Carolina Tar Heels football team represented the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill during the 1954 college football season. The Tar Heels were led by second-year head coach George T. Barclay, and played their home games at Kenan Memorial Stadium. The team competed as a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference, in the conference's second season of football, finishing in third.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 25 NC State Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC (Rivalry) W 20–6  
October 2 at Tulane* Tulane StadiumNew Orleans, LA T 7–7  
October 9 Georgia* Kenan Memorial Stadium • Chapel Hill, NC L 7–21  
October 16 at Maryland Byrd StadiumCollege Park, MD L 0–33  
October 23 Wake Forest Kenan Memorial Stadium • Chapel Hill, NC (Rivalry) W 14–7  
October 30 at Tennessee* Shields–Watkins FieldKnoxville, TN L 20–26  
November 6 South Carolina Kenan Memorial Stadium • Chapel Hill, NC (Rivalry) W 21–19  
November 13 at No. 5 Notre Dame* Notre Dame StadiumSouth Bend, IN L 13–42  
November 20 at Virginia Scott StadiumCharlottesville, VA (South's Oldest Rivalry) W 26–14  
November 27 No. 20 Duke Kenan Memorial Stadium • Chapel Hill, NC (Victory Bell) L 12–47  
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game time.

Source:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1954 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary". sports-reference.com. Retrieved January 16, 2013.
  2. ^ "1954 North Carolina Tar Heels Schedule and Results". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved May 14, 2018.