1938 Virginia Cavaliers football team

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1938 Virginia Cavaliers football
Conference Independent
1938 record 4–4–1
Head coach Frank Murray (2nd season)
Captain John Acree[1]
Home stadium Scott Stadium
(Capacity: 22,000)
← 1937
1939 →

The 1938 Virginia Cavaliers football team represented the University of Virginia during the 1938 college football season. The Cavaliers were led by second-year head coach Frank Murray and played their home games at Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, Virginia. They competed as independents, finishing with a record of 4–4–1.


September 24VMIT 12–12 
October 1Washington and Lee
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
W 13–0 
October 8at NavyL 0–33 
October 15at VPIW 14–6 
October 22at MarylandW 27–19 
October 29William & Mary
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
W 34–0 
November 5at ColumbiaL 0–39 
November 12at HarvardL 13–40 
November 24North Carolina
L 0–20 
  • #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game



  1. ^ "2017 Cavalier Football Fact Book" (PDF). Virginia Cavaliers Athletics. p. 119. 
  2. ^ "1938 Virginia Cavaliers Schedule and Results". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 21, 2018.