1915 Virginia Cavaliers football team

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1915 Virginia Cavaliers football
Virginia Cavaliers text logo.svg
SAIAA co-champion
Conference South Atlantic Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1915 record 8–1 (2–0 SAIAA)
Head coach Harry Varner (1st season)
Captain Harris Coleman
Home stadium Lambeth Field
Seasons
← 1914
1916 →
1915 SAIAA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Virginia + 2 0 0     8 1 0
Washington and Lee + 2 0 0     6 1 1
Georgetown + 2 0 0     7 2 0
Catholic 1 0 0     5 2 0
Johns Hopkins 1 0 0     1 0 0
Richmond 0 1 0     4 4 1
VPI 0 1 0     4 4 0
North Carolina A&M 0 2 0     3 3 1
North Carolina 0 2 0     4 3 1
  • + – Conference co-champions

The 1915 Virginia Cavaliers football team represented the Virginia Cavaliers of the University of Virginia during the 1915 college football season. The Cavaliers were coached by Harry Varner in his 1st year as head coach, compiling a record of 8–1 and outscoring opponents 219 to 26, the only blemish on the Cavaliers' record was a loss to Harvard, whose only loss was to national champion Cornell. Virginia running back Buck Mayer was the south's first consensus All-American.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 25 Randolph–Macon* Lambeth FieldCharlottesville, VA W 20–0    
October 2 at Yale* Yale BowlNew Haven, CT W 10–0    
October 9 Richmond Lambeth Field • Charlottesville, VA W 74–0    
October 16 at Harvard* Harvard StadiumAllston, MA L 0–9    
October 23 at Georgia* Sanford FieldAthens, GA W 9–7    
October 30 VMI* Lambeth Field • Charlottesville, VA W 44–0    
November 6 Vanderbilt* Lambeth Field • Charlottesville, VA W 35–10    
November 13 South Carolina* Lambeth Field • Charlottesville, VA W 13–0    
November 25 vs. North Carolina Richmond, VA (Rivalry) W 14–0    
*Non-conference game.

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