1896 North Carolina Tar Heels football team

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1896 North Carolina Tar Heels football
University of North Carolina Tarheels Interlocking NC logo.svg
Conference Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1896 record 3-4-1 ( SIAA)
Head coach Gordon Johnston (1st year)
Home stadium Emerson Field
Seasons
« 1895 1897 »
1896 SIAA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
LSU § 4 0 0     6 0 0
Georgia § 3 0 0     4 0 0
Vanderbilt 3 0 1     3 2 2
Tennessee 1 0 0     4 0 0
Auburn 3 1 0     3 1 0
Georgia Tech 1 1 1     1 1 1
Texas 1 1 0     4 2 1
Alabama 1 1 0     2 1 0
Kentucky State 1 1 0     3 6 0
Sewanee 2 3 0     3 3 0
Tulane 1 2 0     3 2 0
Nashville 0 1 1     0 1 1
North Carolina 0 1 0     3 4 1
S. W. Presbyterian 0 1 0     0 1 0
Ole Miss 0 2 0     1 2 0
Mercer 0 2 1     0 2 1
Mississippi A&M 0 2 0     0 4 0
Clemson 0 0 0     2 1 0
Cumberland            
§ – Conference co-champions


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.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
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  
*Non-conference game.

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