1939 North Carolina Tar Heels football team

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1939 North Carolina Tar Heels football
Conference Southern Conference
1939 record 8–1–1 (5–1 SoCon)
Head coach Raymond Wolf (4th season)
Home stadium Kenan 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
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
William & Mary 1 1 1     6 2 1
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]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 23 The Citadel Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC W 50–0  
September 30 Wake Forest Kenan Memorial Stadium • Chapel Hill, NC (Rivalry) W 36–6  
October 7 vs. VPI Foreman FieldNorfolk, VA W 13–6  
October 14 NYU* Kenan Memorial Stadium • Chapel Hill, NC W 14–7  
October 21 at No. 4 Tulane* No. 14 Tulane StadiumNew Orleans, LA T 14–14  
October 28 at No. 16 Penn* No. 13 Franklin FieldPhiladelphia, PA W 30–6  
November 4 NC State No. 9 Kenan Memorial Stadium • Chapel Hill, NC (Rivalry) W 17–0  
November 11 vs. Davidson No. 8 Bowman Gray StadiumWinston-Salem, NC W 32–0  
November 18 at No. 13 Duke No. 7 Duke StadiumDurham, NC (Victory Bell) L 3–13  
November 30 Virginia* No. 16 Kenan Memorial Stadium • Chapel Hill, NC (South's Oldest Rivalry) 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.