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1958 North Carolina Tar Heels football
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
1958 record6–4 (4–3 ACC)
Head coachJim Tatum (4th season)
Home stadiumKenan Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1957
1959 →
1958 ACC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#12 Clemson 5 1 0     8 3 0
#15 South Carolina 5 2 0     8 3 0
Duke 3 2 0     5 5 0
North Carolina 4 3 0     6 4 0
Maryland 3 3 0     4 6 0
Wake Forest 2 4 0     3 7 0
NC State 2 5 0     2 7 1
Virginia 1 5 0     1 9 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll[1]

The 1958 North Carolina Tar Heels football team represented the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill during the 1958 NCAA University Division football season. The Tar Heels were led by fourth-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 in fourth.

Two-way end Al Goldstein was named a first-team All-American by the Football Writers Association of America and the NEA.[2]

This was Tatum's last year as head coach, as he unexpectedly died at age 46 of a typhus-like illness in July 1959.[3][4] He had a record of 19–17–3 at UNC.[5]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResult
September 20NC StateNo. 10L 14–21
September 27at ClemsonL 21–26
October 3at USC*W 8–7
October 11South Carolina
  • Kenan Memorial Stadium
  • Chapel Hill, NC (rivalry)
W 6–0
October 18Maryland
  • Kenan Memorial Stadium
  • Chapel Hill, NC
W 27–0
October 25Wake Forest
  • Kenan Memorial Stadium
  • Chapel Hill, NC (rivalry)
W 26–7
November 1at Tennessee*No. 17W 21–7
November 8at VirginiaNo. 15W 42–0
November 15at Notre Dame*No. 11L 24–34
November 22DukeNo. 17
L 6–7
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game time

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