1978 North Carolina Tar Heels football team

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1978 North Carolina Tar Heels football
North Carolina Tar Heels logo.svg
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1978 record 5–6 (3–3 ACC)
Head coach Dick Crum (1st season)
Home stadium Kenan Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 50,000)
Seasons
← 1977
1979 →
1978 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 6 Clemson $ 6 0 0     11 1 0
No. 20 Maryland 5 1 0     9 3 0
No. 18 NC State 4 2 0     9 3 0
North Carolina 3 3 0     5 6 0
Duke 2 4 0     4 7 0
Wake Forest 1 5 0     1 10 0
Virginia 0 6 0     2 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1978 North Carolina Tar Heels football team represented the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill during the 1978 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Tar Heels were led by first-year head coach Dick Crum and played their home games at Kenan Memorial Stadium in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. They competed as members of the Atlantic Coast Conference, finishing in fourth.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 16 East Carolina* Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC W 14–10  
September 23 No. 18 Maryland Kenan Memorial Stadium • Chapel Hill, NC L 20–21  
September 30 at No. 9 Pittsburgh* Pitt StadiumPittsburgh, PA L 16–20  
October 7 Miami (OH)* Kenan Memorial Stadium • Chapel Hill, NC L 3–7  
October 14 at Wake Forest Groves StadiumWinston-Salem, NC (Rivalry) W 34–29  
October 21 NC State Kenan Memorial Stadium • Chapel Hill, NC (Rivalry) L 7–34  
October 28 at South Carolina* Williams-Brice StadiumColumbia, SC (Rivalry) W 24–22  
November 4 at Richmond* City StadiumRichmond, VA L 18–27  
November 11 at No. 15 Clemson Memorial StadiumClemson, SC L 9–13  
November 18 Virginia Kenan Memorial Stadium • Chapel Hill, NC (South's Oldest Rivalry) W 38–20  
November 25 Duke Kenan Memorial Stadium • Chapel Hill, NC (Victory Bell) W 16–15  
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game time.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1978 North Carolina Tar Heels Schedule and Results | College Football at Sports-Reference.com". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2017-11-22.