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 Independent
1896 record 3–4–1
Head coach Gordon Johnston (1st year)
Seasons
← 1895
1897 →
1896 college football independents records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Virginia         7 2 2
California         6 2 2
Maryland         6 2 2
Washington Agricultural         2 0 1
Oregon         2 1 0
Utah         3 2 0
Notre Dame         4 3 0
Clemson         2 1 0
Stanford         2 1 1
Washington         2 3 0
Oregon Michigan         1 2 1
Oregon Agricultural         1 2 0
North Carolina         3 4 1
USC         0 3 0

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. VPI* Danville, VA T 0–0  
October 31 vs. Georgia Piedmont ParkAtlanta, 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 (Rivalry) L 0–46  
*Non-conference game.

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