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1978 North Carolina Tar Heels football
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Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1978 record 5–6 (3–3 ACC)
Head coach Dick Crum (1st year)
Home stadium Kenan Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 50,000)
Seasons
« 1977 1979 »
1978 ACC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#6 Clemson 6 0 0     11 1 0
#20 Maryland 5 1 0     9 3 0
#18 NC State 4 2 0     9 3 0
North Carolina 3 3 0     5 6 0
Duke 2 4 0     4 7 0
Wake Forest 1 5 0     1 10 0
Virginia 0 6 0     2 9 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1978 North Carolina Tar Heels football team represented the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill during the 1978 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Tar Heels were led by first-year head coach Dick Crum 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 fourth.[1]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 16East Carolina*W 14–10
September 23No. 18 Maryland
  • Kenan Memorial Stadium
  • Chapel Hill, NC
L 20–21
September 30at No. 9 Pittsburgh*L 16–20
October 7Miami (OH)*
  • Kenan Memorial Stadium
  • Chapel Hill, NC
L 3–7
October 14at Wake ForestW 34–29
October 21NC State
  • Kenan Memorial Stadium
  • Chapel Hill, NC (rivalry)
L 7–34
October 28at South Carolina*W 24–22
November 4at Richmond*L 18–27
November 11at No. 15 ClemsonL 9–13
November 18Virginia
W 38–20
November 25Duke
W 16–15
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game time

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