1896 North Carolina Tar Heels football team
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|1896 North Carolina Tar Heels football|
|Conference||Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association|
|1896 record||3-4-1 ( SIAA)|
|Head coach||Gordon Johnston (1st year)|
|Home stadium||Emerson Field|
The 1896 North Carolina Tar Heels football team represented the University of North Carolina in the 1896 college football season. They played eight games with a final record of 3-4-1. The team captain for the 1896 season was Robert Wright.
|October 10||Guilford*||Chapel Hill, NC||W 26-4|
|October 17||at Guilford*||Greensboro, NC||W 34-0|
|October 24||vs. Virginia Tech*||Danville, VA||T 0-0|
|October 31||vs. Georgia||Atlanta, GA||L 16-24|
|November 3||at Charlotte A.C.*||Charlotte, NC||L 0-8|
|November 7||at Hampton A.C.*||Hampton, VA||L 0-18|
|November 11||Greensboro A.A.*||Chapel Hill, NC||W 30-0|
|November 26||vs. Virginia*||Richmond, VA||L 0-46|
- "North Carolina Game by Game Results". College Football Data Warehouse. 2010. Retrieved 2010-10-24.
- "North Carolina Tar Heels 1896 Football Schedule". Tar Heel Times. 2010. Retrieved 2010-10-24.