1925 North Carolina Tar Heels football team

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1925 North Carolina Tar Heels football
North Carolina Tar Heels logo.svg
Conference Southern Conference
1925 record 7–1–1 (4–0–1 SoCon)
Head coach Bill Fetzer (5th season)
Home stadium Emerson Field
Seasons
← 1924
1926 →
1925 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Alabama + 7 0 0     10 0 0
Tulane + 5 0 0     9 0 1
North Carolina 4 0 1     7 1 1
Washington and Lee 5 1 0     5 5 0
Virginia 4 1 1     7 1 1
Georgia Tech 4 1 1     6 2 1
Kentucky 4 2 0     6 3 0
Florida 3 2 0     8 2 0
Auburn 3 2 1     5 3 1
VPI 3 3 1     5 3 2
Vanderbilt 3 3 0     6 3 0
Tennessee 2 2 1     5 2 1
South Carolina 2 2 0     7 3 0
Georgia 2 4 0     4 5 0
VMI 2 4 0     6 4 0
Sewanee 1 4 0     4 4 1
Mississippi A&M 1 4 0     3 4 1
LSU 0 2 1     5 3 1
NC State 0 4 1     3 5 1
Ole Miss 0 4 0     5 5 0
Clemson 0 4 0     1 7 0
Maryland 0 4 0     2 5 1
  • + – Conference co-champions

The 1925 North Carolina Tar Heels football team was an American football team that represented the University of North Carolina as a member of the Southern Conference during the 1925 season. North Carolina compiled a 7–1–1 record (4–0–1 against conference opponents, finished third in the conference, shut out six of nine opponents, and outscored all opponents by a total of 123 to 20.[1] The team played its home games at Emerson Field in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

Bill Fetzer was the team's head coach, and his brother Bob Fetzer was the school's athletic director. In January 1926, Bill Fetzer resigned as head coach to pursue more lucrative opportunities in the real estate business.[2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance Source
September 26 Wake Forest* L 6–0 [3]
October 3 at South Carolina W 7–0 [4]
October 10 at Duke* W 41–0 [5]
October 15 at NC State W 17–0 [6]
October 24 at Mercer Macon, GA W 3–0 [7]
October 31 at Maryland W 16–0 [8]
November 7 vs. VMI Richmond, VA W 23–11 [9]
November 14 Davidson*
  • Emerson Field
  • Chapel Hill, NC
W 13–0 [10]
November 26 Virginia
  • Emerson Field
  • Chapel Hill, NC (rivalry)
T 3–3 > 18,000 [11]
  • *Non-conference game

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1925 North Carolina Tar Heels Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved April 17, 2019.
  2. ^ "Wm. Fetzer Quits Coaching Game". The Tar Heel. January 16, 1925. p. 1 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ "Wake Forest Wins From Tarheels". The Atlanta Constitution. September 27, 1925. p. 3B – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ "North Carolina Beats Gamecocks". The Index-Journal. October 4, 1925. p. 6 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ "Tar Heels Vanquish the Blue Devils on Hanes Field". The Tar Heel. October 12, 1925. pp. 1, 3 – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ "Tar Heels Win Impressive Victory Over Wolfpack At Fair, 17 To 0". The Asheville Citizen. October 16, 1925. p. 19 – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ "Tar Heels Turn In Only Victory for State, Defeat Mercer, 3-0". The Asheville Citizen. October 25, 1925. p. 40 – via Newspapers.com.
  8. ^ "Carolina Teams Nip Maryland". The Baltimore Sun. November 1, 1925. p. 19 – via Newspapers.com.
  9. ^ "Tar Heels Overcome Lead Piled Up By Flying Cadets In Opening Stages to Emerge Victors, 23-11". The Asheville Citizen. November 9, 1925. p. 40 – via Newspapers.com.
  10. ^ "Tar Heels Smash Way To Victory Over Fighting Wildcats". The Asheville Citizen. November 15, 1925. p. 40 – via Newspapers.com.
  11. ^ "Tar Heels And Cavaliers Battle To 3-3 Tie In Great Game". The Asheville Citizen. November 27, 1925. p. 19 – via Newspapers.com.