|1937 North Carolina Tar Heels football|
|1937 record||7–1–1 (4–0–1 SoCon)|
|Head coach||Raymond Wolf (2nd season)|
|Home stadium||Kenan Memorial Stadium|
|1937 Southern Conference football standings|
|Washington & Lee||2||–||3||–||0||4||–||5||–||0|
|William & Mary||1||–||3||–||0||4||–||5||–||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, although Maryland is recognized as the official conference champion with a 2–0 conference record. 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.
Schedule[edit | edit source]
|September 25||South Carolina||T 13–13|
|October 2||at NC State||W 20–0|
|October 9||at NYU*||W 19–6|
|October 16||at Wake Forest||Wake Forest, NC (rivalry)||W 28–0|
|October 23||Tulane*||W 13–0|
|October 30||No. 10 Fordham*||No. 15||L 0–14|
|November 6||at Davidson||W 26–0|
|November 13||at No. 8 Duke||W 14–6|
|November 27||Virginia*||No. 18||W 40–0|
References[edit | edit source]
- "2016 North Carolina football media guide". North Carolina Athletic Communications Office. p. 194. https://unc_ftp.sidearmsports.com/custompages/football/2016footballguide-o.pdf.
- "2017 Media Guide". Southern Conference. p. 170. https://issuu.com/soconsports/docs/2017_socon_football_media_guide-web.
- Media guide, p. 22
- "N.Y.U. Loses, 19-6, To North Carolina". New York Times: p. 79. October 10, 1937.
- "1937 North Carolina Tar Heels Schedule and Results". Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/north-carolina/1937-schedule.html.