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1925 North Carolina Tar Heels football
ConferenceSouthern Conference
1925 record7–1–1 (4–0–1 SoCon)
Head coachBill Fetzer (5th season)
Home stadiumEmerson Field
Seasons
← 1924
1926 →
1925 Southern Conference football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Alabama § 7 0 0     10 0 0
Tulane § 5 0 0     9 0 1
North Carolina 4 0 1     7 1 1
Washington & Lee 5 1 0     5 5 0
Virginia 4 1 1     7 1 1
Georgia Tech 4 1 1     6 2 1
Kentucky 4 2 0     6 3 0
Florida 3 2 0     8 2 0
Auburn 3 2 1     5 3 1
Virginia Tech 3 3 1     5 3 2
Vanderbilt 3 3 0     6 3 0
Tennessee 2 2 1     5 2 1
South Carolina 2 2 0     7 3 0
Georgia 2 4 0     4 5 0
Sewanee 1 4 0     4 4 1
Mississippi State 1 4 0     3 4 1
VMI 2 4 0     6 4 0
LSU 0 2 1     5 3 1
NC State 0 4 1     3 5 1
Ole Miss 0 4 0     5 5 0
Clemson 0 4 0     1 7 0
Maryland 0 4 0     2 5 1
§ – Conference co-champions

The 1925 North Carolina Tar Heels football team was an American football team that represented the University of North Carolina as a member of the Southern Conference during the 1925 season. North Carolina compiled a 7–1–1 record (4–0–1 against conference opponents, finished third in the conference, shut out six of nine opponents, and outscored all opponents by a total of 123 to 20.[1] The team played its home games at Emerson Field in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

Bill Fetzer was the team's head coach, and his brother Bob Fetzer was the school's athletic director. In January 1926, Bill Fetzer resigned as head coach to pursue more lucrative opportunities in the real estate business.[2]

Schedule Edit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 26Wake Forest*L 6–0[3]
October 3at South CarolinaW 7–0[4]
October 10at Duke*W 41–0[5]
October 15at NC StateW 17–0[6]
October 24at MercerMacon, GAW 3–0[7]
October 31at MarylandW 16–0[8]
November 7vs. VMIRichmond, VAW 23–11[9]
November 14Davidson*
  • Emerson Field
  • Chapel Hill, NC
W 13–0[10]
November 26Virginia
  • Emerson Field
  • Chapel Hill, NC (rivalry)
T 3–3> 18,000[11]
  • *Non-conference game

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1925 North Carolina Tar Heels Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/north-carolina/1925-schedule.html. Retrieved April 17, 2019.
  2. "Wm. Fetzer Quits Coaching Game". The Tar Heel: p. 1. January 16, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30704930/wm_fetzer_quits_coaching_game/.
  3. "Wake Forest Wins From Tarheels". The Atlanta Constitution: p. 3B. September 27, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30683463/wake_forest_wins_from_tarheels/.
  4. "North Carolina Beats Gamecocks". The Index-Journal: p. 6. October 4, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30703238/north_carolina_beats_gamecocks/.
  5. "Tar Heels Vanquish the Blue Devils on Hanes Field". The Tar Heel: pp. 1, 3. October 12, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30703379/tar_heels_vanquish_the_blue_devils_on/.
  6. "Tar Heels Win Impressive Victory Over Wolfpack At Fair, 17 To 0". The Asheville Citizen: p. 19. October 16, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30703489/tar_heels_win_impressive_victory_over/.
  7. "Tar Heels Turn In Only Victory for State, Defeat Mercer, 3-0". The Asheville Citizen: p. 40. October 25, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30704520/tar_heels_turn_in_only_victory_for/.
  8. "Carolina Teams Nip Maryland". The Baltimore Sun: p. 19. November 1, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30681455/carolina_team_nips_maryland/.
  9. "Tar Heels Overcome Lead Piled Up By Flying Cadets In Opening Stages to Emerge Victors, 23-11". The Asheville Citizen: p. 40. November 9, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30704690/tar_heels_overcome_lead_piled_up_by/.
  10. "Tar Heels Smash Way To Victory Over Fighting Wildcats". The Asheville Citizen: p. 40. November 15, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30704589/tar_heels_smash_way_to_victory_over/.
  11. "Tar Heels And Cavaliers Battle To 3-3 Tie In Great Game". The Asheville Citizen: p. 19. November 27, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30702063/tar_heels_and_cavaliers_battle_to_33/.
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