1951 NC State Wolfpack football team

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1951 NC State Wolfpack football
ConferenceSouthern Conference
1951 record3–7 (2–4 SoCon)
Head coachBeattie Feathers (8th season)
Home stadiumRiddick Stadium
Seasons
← 1950
1952 →
1951 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 3 Maryland + 5 0 0     10 0 0
VMI + 5 0 0     7 3 0
Washington and Lee 5 1 0     6 4 0
William & Mary 5 1 0     7 3 0
No. 19 Clemson 3 1 0     7 3 0
Duke 4 2 0     5 4 1
South Carolina 5 3 0     6 4 0
Wake Forest 5 3 0     6 4 0
George Washington 2 3 1     2 6 1
North Carolina 2 3 0     2 8 0
West Virginia 2 3 0     5 5 0
NC State 2 6 0     3 7 0
Richmond 2 6 0     3 8 0
The Citadel 1 3 0     4 6 0
Furman 1 4 1     3 6 1
Davidson 1 5 0     1 8 0
VPI 1 7 0     2 8 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1951 NC State Wolfpack football team represented North Carolina State University during the 1951 college football season. The Wolfpack were led by eighth-year head coach Beattie Feathers and played their home games at Riddick Stadium in Raleigh, North Carolina. They competed as members of the Southern Conference, finishing with a conference record of 2–6, and a 3–7 record overall. Feathers was fired as head coach at the conclusion of the season.[1] He had a record of 37–38–3 at NC State.

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 15Catawba*W 34–0
September 22at North CarolinaL 0–21
September 29Wake Forest
  • Riddick Stadium
  • Raleigh, NC (Rivalry)
L 6–21
October 6No. 18 Clemson
L 0–6
October 13at DukeL 21–27
October 20William & Mary
  • Riddick Stadium
  • Raleigh, NC
L 28–35
October 27at VPIW 19–14
November 2at Louisville*L 2–26
November 10at DavidsonCharlotte, NCW 31–0
November 17at No. 5 MarylandL 0–53
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game time

Source:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Beattie Feathers Fired by NC State". The Atlanta Constitution. December 4, 1951. p. 14.
  2. ^ "1951 North Carolina State Wolfpack Schedule and Results". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 7, 2018.