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1946 North Carolina Tar Heels football
SoCon champion
Sugar Bowl, L 10–20 vs. Georgia
ConferenceSouthern Conference
Ranking
APNo. 9
1946 record8–2–1 (4–0–1 SoCon)
Head coachCarl Snavely (4th season)
Offensive schemeSingle-wing
Home stadiumKenan Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1945
1947 →
1946 Southern Conference football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
North Carolina 4 0 1     8 2 1
William & Mary 7 1 0     8 2 0
NC State 6 1 0     8 3 0
South Carolina 4 2 0     5 3 0
Duke 3 2 0     4 5 0
Richmond 3 2 2     6 2 2
Virginia Tech 3 3 3     3 4 3
VMI 2 3 1     4 5 1
George Washington 1 1 0     4 3 0
Clemson 2 3 0     4 5 0
Wake Forest 2 3 0     6 3 0
Maryland 2 5 0     3 6 0
Furman 1 4 0     2 8 0
Washington & Lee 1 4 0     2 6 0
The Citadel 1 5 0     3 5 0
Davidson 1 5 0     4 5 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1946 North Carolina Tar Heels football team represented the University of North Carolina during the 1946 college football season.[1] The Tar Heels were led by fourth-year head coach Carl Snavely and played their home games at Kenan Memorial Stadium. The team competed as members of the Southern Conference, winning the conference title with an undefeated conference record of 4–0–1. Ranked ninth in the final AP Poll, the Tar Heels were invited to the school's first ever bowl game, the 1947 Sugar Bowl, where they lost to Georgia.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResult
September 28VPIT 14–14
October 4at Miami (FL)*W 21–0
October 12Maryland
  • Kenan Memorial Stadium
  • Chapel Hill, NC
W 33–0
October 19at Navy*No. 15W 21–14
October 26Florida*No. 10
  • Kenan Memorial Stadium
  • Chapel Hill, NC
W 40–19
November 2at No. 10 Tennessee*No. 9L 14–20
November 9vs. William & MaryNo. 17W 21–7
November 16Wake ForestNo. 15
  • Kenan Memorial Stadium
  • Chapel Hill, NC (rivalry)
W 26–14
November 23DukeNo. 14
W 22–7
November 30at Virginia*No. 11W 49–14
January 1, 1947vs. No. 3 Georgia*No. 9L 10–20
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game time

ReferencesEdit

Template:Southern Conference football champions


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