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1977 North Carolina Tar Heels football team

The 1977 North Carolina Tar Heels football team represented the North Carolina Tar Heels of University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill during the 1977 NCAA Division I football season.[1]

1977 North Carolina Tar Heels football
ACC champion
Liberty Bowl, L 17–21 vs. Nebraska
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 14
APNo. 17
1977 record8–3–1 (5–0–1 ACC)
Head coachBill Dooley (11th season)
Home stadiumKenan Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1976
1978 →
1977 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 17 North Carolina $ 5 0 1     8 3 1
No. 19 Clemson 4 1 1     8 3 1
NC State 4 2 0     8 4 0
Maryland 4 2 0     8 4 0
Duke 2 4 0     5 6 0
Virginia 1 5 0     1 9 1
Wake Forest 0 6 0     1 10 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResult
September 10at Kentucky*L 7–10
September 17Richmond*W 31–0
September 24at Northwestern*W 41–7
October 1No. 13 Texas Tech*
  • Kenan Memorial Stadium
  • Chapel Hill, NC
L 7–10
October 8Wake Forest
  • Kenan Memorial Stadium
  • Chapel Hill, NC (rivalry)
W 24–3
October 15at NC StateW 27–14
October 22South Carolina*
  • Kenan Memorial Stadium
  • Chapel Hill, NC (rivalry)
W 17–0
October 29at MarylandW 16–7
November 5No. 13 Clemson
  • Kenan Memorial Stadium
  • Chapel Hill, NC
T 13–13
November 12at VirginiaNo. 19W 35–14
November 19at DukeNo. 18W 16–3
December 19vs. No. 12 Nebraska*No. 14L 17–21
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game time

RosterEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1977 North Carolina Tar Heels". College Football at Sports-Reference.com.