1973 North Carolina Tar Heels football team

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1973 North Carolina Tar Heels football
North Carolina Tar Heels logo.svg
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1973 record 4–7 (1–5 ACC)
Head coach Bill Dooley (7th season)
Home stadium Kenan Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 50,000)
Seasons
← 1972
1974 →
1973 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 16 NC State $ 6 0 0     9 3 0
No. 20 Maryland 5 1 0     8 4 0
Clemson 4 2 0     5 6 0
Virginia 3 3 0     4 7 0
Duke 1 4 1     2 8 1
North Carolina 1 5 0     4 7 0
Wake Forest 0 5 1     1 9 1
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll[1]

The 1973 North Carolina Tar Heels football team represented the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill during the 1973 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Tar Heels were led by seventh-year head coach Bill Dooley and played their home games at Kenan Memorial Stadium in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, they competed as members of the Atlantic Coast Conference, finishing in sixth.[2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 15 William & Mary* No. 19 Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC W 34–27  
September 22 Maryland Kenan Memorial Stadium • Chapel Hill, NC L 3–23  
September 29 No. 20 Missouri* Kenan Memorial Stadium • Chapel Hill, NC L 14–27  
October 6 at NC State Carter StadiumRaleigh, NC (Rivalry) L 26–28  
October 13 at Kentucky* Commonwealth StadiumLexington, KY W 16–10  
October 20 at No. 17 Tulane* Tulane StadiumNew Orleans, LA L 0–16  
October 27 East Carolina* Kenan Memorial Stadium • Chapel Hill, NC W 28–27  
November 3 at Virginia Scott StadiumCharlottesville, VA (South's Oldest Rivalry) L 40–44  
November 10 Clemson Kenan Memorial Stadium • Chapel Hill, NC L 29–37  
November 17 Wake Forest Kenan Memorial Stadium • Chapel Hill, NC (Rivalry) W 42–0  
November 24 at Duke Wallace Wade StadiumDurham, NC (Victory Bell) L 10–27  
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game time.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1973 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary". sports-reference.com. Retrieved January 25, 2013. 
  2. ^ "1973 North Carolina Tar Heels Schedule and Results | College Football at Sports-Reference.com". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2017-11-22.