1888 North Carolina Tar Heels football team
|1888 North Carolina Tar Heels football|
|Head coach||Hector Cowan (1st year)|
|Home stadium||Emerson Field|
The 1888 North Carolina Tar Heels football team represented the University of North Carolina in the 1888 college football season. They played four games with a final record of 1-3. This was the first season the University fielded a football team. The team captains for the 1888 season were Bob Bingham and Steve Bragaw.
|October 18||at Wake Forest*||Raleigh, NC||L 6-4|
|November 27||at Trinity*||Durham, NC||L 16-0|
|May 1||at Wake Forest*||Raleigh, NC||W 33-0|
|May 8||vs. Trinity College*||Raleigh, NC||L 25-17|
- "North Carolina Game by Game Results". College Football Data Warehouse. 2009. Archived from the original on 2009-06-08. Retrieved 2009-06-06.
- "North Carolina Tar Heels 1888 Football Schedule". Tar Heel Times. 2009. Archived from the original on 2009-06-08. Retrieved 2009-06-06.