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1973 North Carolina Tar Heels football
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Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1973 record 4–7 (1–5 ACC)
Head coach Bill Dooley (7th year)
Home stadium Kenan Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 50,000)
Seasons
« 1972 1974 »
1973 ACC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#16 NC State 6 0 0     9 3 0
#20 Maryland 5 1 0     8 4 0
Clemson 4 2 0     5 6 0
Virginia 3 3 0     4 7 0
Duke 1 4 1     2 8 1
North Carolina 1 5 0     4 7 0
Wake Forest 0 5 1     1 9 1
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll[1]

The 1973 North Carolina Tar Heels football team represented the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill during the 1973 NCAA Division I football season. The Tar Heels were led by seventh-year head coach Bill Dooley and played their home games at Kenan Memorial Stadium in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. They competed as members of the Atlantic Coast Conference, finishing in sixth.[2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResult
September 15William & Mary*No. 19W 34–27
September 22Maryland
  • Kenan Memorial Stadium
  • Chapel Hill, NC
L 3–23
September 29No. 20 Missouri*
  • Kenan Memorial Stadium
  • Chapel Hill, NC
L 14–27
October 6at NC StateL 26–28
October 13at Kentucky*W 16–10
October 20at No. 17 Tulane*L 0–16
October 27East Carolina*
  • Kenan Memorial Stadium
  • Chapel Hill, NC
W 28–27
November 3at VirginiaL 40–44
November 10Clemson
  • Kenan Memorial Stadium
  • Chapel Hill, NC
L 29–37
November 17Wake Forest
  • Kenan Memorial Stadium
  • Chapel Hill, NC (rivalry)
W 42–0
November 24at DukeL 10–27
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game time

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