1974 Virginia Cavaliers football team

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1974 Virginia Cavaliers football
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1974 record 4–7 (1–5 ACC)
Head coach Sonny Randle (1st season)
Captain Dick Ambrose[1]
Home stadium Scott Stadium
(Capacity: 28,000)
Seasons
← 1973
1975 →
1974 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 13 Maryland $ 6 0 0     8 4 0
No. 11 NC State 4 2 0     9 2 1
Clemson 4 2 0     7 4 0
North Carolina 4 2 0     7 5 0
Duke 2 4 0     6 5 0
Virginia 1 5 0     4 7 0
Wake Forest 0 6 0     1 10 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll[2]

The 1974 Virginia Cavaliers football team represented the University of Virginia during the 1974 NCAA Division I football season. The Cavaliers were led by first-year head coach Sonny Randle and played their home games at Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, Virginia. They competed as members of the Atlantic Coast Conference, finishing in sixth.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 14 at Navy* Navy–Marine Corps Memorial StadiumAnnapolis, MD L 28–35  
September 21 William & Mary* Scott StadiumCharlottesville, VA W 38–28  
September 28 at Duke Wallace Wade StadiumDurham, NC L 7–27  
October 5 at Georgia Tech* Grant FieldAtlanta, GA L 24–28  
October 12 No. 11 NC State Scott Stadium • Charlottesville, VA L 21–22  
October 19 Virginia Tech* Scott Stadium • Charlottesville, VA (Rivalry) W 28–27  
October 26 at Wake Forest Groves StadiumWinston-Salem, NC W 14–0  
November 2 at North Carolina Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC (South's Oldest Rivalry) L 10–24  
November 9 VMI* Scott Stadium • Charlottesville, VA W 28–10  
November 16 at Clemson Memorial StadiumClemson, SC L 9–28  
November 23 No. 11 Maryland Scott Stadium • Charlottesville, VA (Rivalry) L 0–10  
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game time.

Source:[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2017 Cavalier Football Fact Book" (PDF). Virginia Cavaliers Athletics. p. 121.
  2. ^ "1974 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary". sports-reference.com. Retrieved January 25, 2013.
  3. ^ "1974 Virginia Cavaliers Schedule and Results". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 11, 2018.