1939 North Carolina Tar Heels football team

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1939 North Carolina Tar Heels football
ConferenceSouthern Conference
1939 record8–1–1 (5–1 SoCon)
Head coachRaymond Wolf (4th season)
Home stadiumKenan Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1938
1940 →
1939 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 8 Duke $ 5 0 0     8 1 0
No. 12 Clemson 4 0 0     9 1 0
William & Mary 2 0 1     6 2 1
North Carolina 5 1 0     8 1 1
VMI 3 1 1     6 3 1
Richmond 3 1 1     7 1 2
Furman 3 3 0     5 4 0
Wake Forest 3 3 0     7 3 0
NC State 2 4 0     2 8 0
Washington and Lee 1 2 0     3 4 1
South Carolina 1 3 0     3 6 1
VPI 1 4 1     4 5 1
Davidson 1 7 0     2 7 0
Maryland 0 1 0     2 7 0
The Citadel 0 4 0     3 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1939 North Carolina Tar Heels football team represented the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill during the 1939 college football season. The Tar Heels were led by fourth-year head coach Raymond Wolf and played their home games at Kenan Memorial Stadium. They competed as a member of the Southern Conference.

Paul Severin was named a first-team All-American end by the Associated Press, and a second-team All-American by the NEA.[1]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentRankSiteResult
September 23The CitadelW 50–0
September 30Wake Forest
  • Kenan Memorial Stadium
  • Chapel Hill, NC (rivalry)
W 36–6
October 7vs. VPIW 13–6
October 14NYU*
  • Kenan Memorial Stadium
  • Chapel Hill, NC
W 14–7
October 21at No. 4 Tulane*No. 14T 14–14
October 28at No. 16 Penn*No. 13W 30–6
November 4NC StateNo. 9
  • Kenan Memorial Stadium
  • Chapel Hill, NC (rivalry)
W 17–0
November 11vs. DavidsonNo. 8W 32–0
November 18at No. 13 DukeNo. 7L 3–13
November 30Virginia*No. 16
W 19–0
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game time

Source:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 North Carolina football media guide" (PDF). North Carolina Athletic Communications Office. p. 121.
  2. ^ "1939 North Carolina Tar Heels Schedule and Results". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved May 19, 2018.