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1892 North Carolina Tar Heels football
ConferenceIndependent
1892 record5–1
Head coachNone
CaptainMike Hoke
Seasons
← 1891
1893 →
1892 college football independents records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Penn         15 1 0
Yale         13 0 0
Princeton         12 2 0
Harvard         10 1 0
North Carolina         5 1 0
Chicago         8 4 1
Sewanee         5 1 1
Navy         5 2 0
Illinois         7 4 1
Georgetown         4 2 1
Colorado         3 2 0
Virginia         3 2 1
California         2 1 1
Stanford         1 0 2
Vanderbilt         4 4 0
Alabama         2 2 0
Auburn         2 2 0
Notre Dame         1 0 1
[[{{{school}}}|Stevens]]         1 1 0
Washington         1 1 0
Utah         0 1 0
Rutgers         3 5 1
Tennessee         2 5 0
[[{{{school}}}|Lafayette]]         5 7 0
Georgia Tech         0 3 0
Maryland         0 3 0
Lehigh         3 6 0

The 1892 North Carolina Tar Heels football team represented the University of North Carolina in the 1892 college football season. They played six games with a final record of 5–1. The team captain for the 1892 season was Mike Hoke. The team claims a southern title even though it was defeated by Virginia, for it beat the Cavaliers in a rematch.[1] Those games with UVA mark the beginning of the South's Oldest Rivalry.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
October 22at RichmondRichmond, VAW 40–0
October 23at VirginiaL 30–18
November 12at Trinity (NC)Durham, NC (Victory Bell)W 24–0
November 23vs. AuburnAtlanta, GAW 64–0
November 24at VanderbiltW 24–0
November 26vs. VirginiaAtlanta, GAW 26–0

PlayersEdit

Varsity lettermenEdit

LineEdit

Player Position Games
started
Hometown Height Weight Age
James Crawford Biggs end Oxford5'9"14520
Norfleet Mann Gibbs end 5'10"17020
David Alexander Kirkpatrick guard 6'2"23022
George Roscoe Little tackle 5'11"16819
Walter "Pete" Murphy center Salisbury 6'0"20021
James Thomas Pugh tackle 5'10"16819
Eugene Malcolm Snipes guard 5'11"19524

BackfieldEdit

Player Position Games
started
Hometown Height Weight Age
Alfred Smith Barnard quarterback 5'8"14818
William Augustus Devin halfback 6'0"16921
Michael Hoke halfback Raleigh 5'10"14818
Howard Burton Shaw fullback 5'7"15324

SubstitutesEdit

Player Position Games
started
Hometown Height Weight Age
Charles Baskerville fullback 5'9"14522
Martin Currie tackle 6'2"17029
Louis Isaac Guion end 6'0"16718
William Daniel Merritt end 5'11"16019
Benjamin Edward Stanley back 5'8"14420
William Preston Wooten centre 6'2"17020

UnlistedEdit

  • William Pinckney

[2]

ReferencesEdit

Template:Independent southern football champions

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