1934 North Carolina Tar Heels football team

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1934 North Carolina Tar Heels football
ConferenceSouthern Conference
1934 record7–1–1 (2–0–1 SoCon)
Head coachCarl Snavely (1st season)
CaptainGeorge T. Barclay
Home stadiumKenan Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1933
1935 →
1934 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Washington and Lee $ 4 0 0     7 3 0
North Carolina 2 0 1     7 1 1
Duke 3 1 0     7 2 0
Maryland 3 1 0     7 3 0
Clemson 2 1 0     5 4 0
VPI 3 3 0     5 5 0
South Carolina 2 3 0     5 4 0
NC State 1 3 1     2 6 1
Virginia 1 4 0     3 6 0
VMI 0 5 0     1 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1934 North Carolina Tar Heels football team represented the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill during the 1934 college football season. The Tar Heels were led by first-year head coach Carl Snavely and played their home games at Kenan Memorial Stadium. They competed as a member of the Southern Conference, finishing with an undefeated conference record of 2–0–1. North Carolina claims a conference championship for 1934,[1] although the official conference champion is Washington and Lee, who finished 4–0–0.[2]

Team captain and guard George T. Barclay became North Carolina's first first-team All-American, being selected by several selectors including the AP and the All-American Board.[3] He later was the head coach at UNC from 1953 to 1955.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 29 Wake Forest* Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC (Rivalry) W 21–0  
October 6 Tennessee* Kenan Memorial Stadium • Chapel Hill, NC L 7–19  
October 13 at Georgia* Sanford StadiumAthens, GA W 14–0  
October 20 Kentucky* Kenan Memorial Stadium • Chapel Hill, NC W 6–0  
October 27 NC State Kenan Memorial Stadium • Chapel Hill, NC (Rivalry) T 7–7  
November 3 at Georgia Tech* Grant FieldAtlanta, GA W 26–0  
November 10 at Davidson* Richardson StadiumDavidson, NC W 12–2  
November 17 Duke Kenan Memorial Stadium • Chapel Hill, NC (Victory Bell) W 7–0  
November 24 at Virginia Scott StadiumCharlottesville, VA (South's Oldest Rivalry) W 25–6  
*Non-conference game.

Source:[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 North Carolina football media guide" (PDF). North Carolina Athletic Communications Office. p. 193.
  2. ^ "2017 Southern Conference football media guide". Southern Conference. p. 170.
  3. ^ "2016 North Carolina football media guide" (PDF). North Carolina Athletic Communications Office. p. 122.
  4. ^ "1934 North Carolina Tar Heels Schedule and Results". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved May 24, 2018.