1897 North Carolina Tar Heels football team

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1897 North Carolina Tar Heels football
1897 North Carolina football team.jpg
Conference Independent
1897 record 7–3
Head coach William A. Reynolds (1st year)
Seasons
← 1896
1898 →
1897 college football independents records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Oregon Agricultural         5 0 0
North Carolina         7 3 0
USC         5 1 0
Virginia         6 2 1
Stanford         4 1 0
Notre Dame         4 1 1
Washington Agricultural         2 0 0
Clemson         2 2 0
Oregon         1 1 0
Washington         1 2 0
Montana         1 2 3
Maryland         2 4 0
California         0 3 2
Utah         1 5 0

The 1897 North Carolina Tar Heels football team represented the University of North Carolina in the 1897 college football season. They played ten games with a final record of 7–3. The team captain for the 1897 season was Arthur Belden.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site Result Attendance
October 2 North Carolina A&M* Chapel Hill, NC (Rivalry) W 40–0   -
October 9 Guilford* Chapel Hill, NC W 16–0   -
October 22 Greensboro A.A.* Chapel Hill, NC W 24–0   -
October 25 Clemson* Chapel Hill, NC W 28–0   -
October 30 vs. VPI* Danville, VA L 0–4   500[1]
November 5 vs. Sewanee Cowan, TN W 12–6   -
November 6 at Vanderbilt Dudley FieldNashville, TN L 0–31   -
November 8 at Tennessee Knoxville, TN W 16–0   -
November 9 at Bingham* Asheville, NC W 14–0   -
November 22 vs. Virginia* Richmond, VA (Rivalry) L 0–12   -
*Non-conference game.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "A Great Victory". The Times. Library of Virginia. October 31, 1897. p. 5. Retrieved November 21, 2015.