1996 North Carolina Tar Heels football team

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1996 North Carolina Tar Heels football
University of North Carolina Tarheels Interlocking NC logo.svg
Gator Bowl Champions
Gator Bowl, W 20–13 vs. West Virginia
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
Ranking
Coaches #10
AP #10
1996 record 10–2 (6–2 ACC)
Head coach Mack Brown
Defensive coordinator Carl Torbush
Home stadium Kenan Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 52,000)
Seasons
« 1995 1997 »
1996 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#3 Florida State   8 0         11 1  
#10 North Carolina   6 2         10 2  
Clemson   6 2         7 5  
Virginia   5 3         7 5  
Georgia Tech   4 4         5 6  
Maryland   3 5         5 6  
NC State   3 5         3 8  
Wake Forest   1 7         3 8  
Duke   0 8         0 11  
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1996 North Carolina Tar Heels football team represented the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill during the 1996 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Tar Heels played their home games at Kenan Memorial Stadium in Chapel Hill, North Carolina and competed in the Atlantic Coast Conference. The team was led by head coach Mack Brown.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 31 3:30 PM #25 Clemson Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC ABC W 45–0   47,500
September 7 6:00 PM at #9 Syracuse* #24 Carrier DomeSyracuse, NY ESPN2 W 27–10   48,097
September 21 3:30 PM Georgia Tech #12 Kenan Memorial Stadium • Chapel Hill, NC ABC W 16–0   50,000
September 28 3:30 PM at #2 Florida State #11 Doak Campbell StadiumTallahassee, FL ABC L 0–13   80,120
October 5 6:30 PM at Wake Forest #15 Groves StadiumWinston-Salem, NC W 45–6   25,681
October 12 7:00 PM Maryland #13 Kenan Memorial Stadium • Chapel Hill, NC ESPN2 W 38–7   47,000
October 26 6:30 PM at Houston* #9 AstrodomeHouston, TX W 42–14   16,850
November 2 12:00 PM NC State #8 Kenan Memorial Stadium • Chapel Hill, NC (Carolina-–State rivalry) JPS W 52–20   47,000
November 9 1:30 PM Louisville* #8 Kenan Memorial Stadium • Chapel Hill, NC W 28–10   46,000
November 16 3:30 PM at #24 Virginia #6 Scott StadiumCharlottesville, VA (South's Oldest Rivalry) ABC L 17–20   42,500
November 23 12:00 PM at Duke #13 Wallace Wade StadiumDurham, NC (Victory Bell Game) JPS W 27–10   30,264
January 1 12:30 PM vs. #25 West Virginia* #10 Alltel StadiumJacksonville, FL (Gator Bowl) CBS W 20–13   52,103
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time[1].

References[edit]

  1. ^ "[1]." tarheeltimes.com. [2]. [3]. Retrieved on June 26, 2009.