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1954 North Carolina Tar Heels football team

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.

1954 North Carolina Tar Heels football
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
1954 record4–5–1 (4–2 ACC)
Head coachGeorge T. Barclay (2nd season)
Home stadiumKenan 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]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 25NC StateW 20–6
October 2at Tulane*T 7–7
October 9Georgia*
  • Kenan Memorial Stadium
  • Chapel Hill, NC
L 7–21
October 16at MarylandL 0–33
October 23Wake Forest
  • Kenan Memorial Stadium
  • Chapel Hill, NC (rivalry)
W 14–7
October 30at Tennessee*L 20–26
November 6South Carolina
  • Kenan Memorial Stadium
  • Chapel Hill, NC (rivalry)
W 21–19
November 13at No. 5 Notre Dame*L 13–42
November 20at VirginiaW 26–14
November 27No. 20 Duke
L 12–47
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game time

Source:[2]

ReferencesEdit

  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.