1937 North Carolina Tar Heels football
ConferenceSouthern Conference
Ranking
APNo. 19
1937 record7–1–1 (4–0–1 SoCon)
Head coachRaymond Wolf (2nd season)
Home stadiumKenan Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1936
1938 →
1937 Southern Conference football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Maryland 2 0 0     8 2 0
North Carolina 4 0 1     7 1 1
Clemson 2 0 1     4 4 1
Duke 5 1 0     7 2 1
VMI 4 2 0     5 5 0
NC State 4 2 1     5 3 1
South Carolina 2 2 1     5 6 1
Washington & Lee 2 3 0     4 5 0
The Citadel 2 3 0     7 4 0
Richmond 2 3 0     5 4 1
Furman 1 2 2     4 3 2
Virginia Tech 2 4 0     5 5 0
William & Mary 1 3 0     4 5 0
Wake Forest 1 4 0     3 6 0
Davidson 1 6 0     2 8 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1937 North Carolina Tar Heels football team represented the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill during the 1937 college football season. The Tar Heels were led by second-year head coach Raymond Wolf and played their home games at Kenan Memorial Stadium. They competed as a member of the Southern Conference, finishing with an undefeated conference record of 4–0–1. North Carolina claims a conference championship for 1937,[1] although Maryland is recognized as the official conference champion with a 2–0 conference record.[2] On October 25, 1937, the Tar Heels made the school's first ever appearance in the AP Poll, which was in its second year of operation. The team finished ranked 19th in the final poll of the season.

Andy Bershak was a consensus All-American end for the Tar Heels.[3]

Schedule[edit | edit source]

DateOpponentRankSiteResult
September 25South CarolinaT 13–13
October 2at NC StateW 20–0
October 9at NYU*
W 19–6
October 16at Wake ForestWake Forest, NC (rivalry)W 28–0
October 23Tulane*
  • Kenan Memorial Stadium
  • Chapel Hill, NC
W 13–0
October 30No. 10 Fordham*No. 15
  • Kenan Memorial Stadium
  • Chapel Hill, NC
L 0–14
November 6at DavidsonW 26–0
November 13at No. 8 DukeW 14–6
November 27Virginia*No. 18
W 40–0
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game time

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