1987 North Carolina Tar Heels football team

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1987 North Carolina Tar Heels football
North Carolina Tar Heels logo.svg
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1987 record 5–6 (3–4 ACC)
Head coach Dick Crum (10th season)
Home stadium Kenan Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 50,000)
Seasons
← 1986
1988 →
1987 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 12 Clemson $ 6 1 0     10 2 0
Virginia 5 2 0     8 4 0
Wake Forest 4 3 0     7 4 0
NC State 4 3 0     4 7 0
Maryland 3 3 0     4 7 0
North Carolina 3 4 0     5 6 0
Duke 2 5 0     5 6 0
Georgia Tech 0 6 0     2 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1987 North Carolina Tar Heels football team represented the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill during the 1987 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Tar Heels were led by tenth-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 sixth. Coach Dick Crum resigned at the end of the season, leaving as the school's all-time winningest coach.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 5 Illinois* Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, North Carolina W 34–14  
September 12 at No. 1 Oklahoma* Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, Oklahoma L 0–28  
September 19 at Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta W 30–23  
September 26 at Navy* Navy–Marine Corps Memorial StadiumAnnapolis, Maryland W 45–14  
October 3 No. 6 Auburn* Kenan Memorial Stadium • Chapel Hill, North Carolina L 10–20  
October 10 Wake Forest Kenan Memorial Stadium • Chapel Hill, North Carolina (Rivalry) L 14–22  
October 17 at NC State Carter–Finley StadiumRaleigh, North Carolina (Rivalry) W 17–14  
October 31 at Maryland Byrd StadiumCollege Park, Maryland W 27–14  
November 7 No. 10 Clemson Kenan Memorial Stadium • Chapel Hill, North Carolina L 10–13  
November 14 at Virginia Scott StadiumCharlottesville, Virginia (South's Oldest Rivalry) L 17–20  
November 21 Duke Kenan Memorial Stadium • Chapel Hill, North Carolina (Victory Bell) L 10–25  
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll.

Source:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "North Carolina Football Coach Crum Resigns After 5-6 Season". Los Angeles Times. December 1, 1987. p. SD_B5. 
  2. ^ "1987 North Carolina Tar Heels Schedule and Results". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved July 5, 2017.