1957 North Carolina Tar Heels football
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
1957 record6–4 (4–3 ACC)
Head coachJim Tatum (3rd season)
Home stadiumKenan Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1956
1958 →
1957 ACC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
NC State 5 0 1     7 1 2
Duke 5 1 1     6 3 2
Clemson 4 3 0     7 3 0
North Carolina 4 3 0     7 3 0
Maryland 4 3 0     5 5 0
Virginia 2 4 0     3 6 1
South Carolina 2 5 0     5 5 0
Wake Forest 0 7 0     0 10 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll[1]

The 1957 North Carolina Tar Heels football team represented the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill during the 1957 NCAA University Division football season. The Tar Heels were led by third-year head coach Jim Tatum and played their home games at Kenan Memorial Stadium. The team competed as a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference, finishing tied for third.

Schedule[edit | edit source]

DateOpponentRankSiteResult
September 21NC StateL 0–7
September 28Clemson
  • Kenan Memorial Stadium
  • Chapel Hill, NC
W 26–0
October 5No. 6 Navy*
  • Kenan Memorial Stadium
  • Chapel Hill, NC
W 13–7
October 11at Miami (FL)*No. 18W 20–13
October 19at MarylandNo. 14L 7–21
October 26at Wake ForestW 14–7
November 2No. 17 Tennessee*
  • Kenan Memorial Stadium
  • Chapel Hill, NC
L 0–35
November 9South Carolina
  • Kenan Memorial Stadium
  • Chapel Hill, NC (rivalry)
W 28–6
November 23at No. 11 DukeW 21–13
November 30Virginia
L 13–20
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game time

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