1980 Virginia Cavaliers football team

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1980 Virginia Cavaliers football
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1980 record 4–7 (2–4 ACC)
Head coach Dick Bestwick (5th season)
Captain Quentin Murray, Brian Musselman, Tommy Vigorito[1]
Home stadium Scott Stadium
(Capacity: 42,073)
Seasons
← 1979
1981 →
1980 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 10 North Carolina $ 6 0 0     11 1 0
Maryland 5 1 0     8 4 0
NC State 3 3 0     6 5 0
Clemson 2 4 0     6 5 0
Wake Forest 2 4 0     5 6 0
Virginia 2 4 0     4 7 0
Duke 1 5 0     2 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1980 Virginia Cavaliers football team represented the University of Virginia during the 1980 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Cavaliers were led by fifth-year head coach Dick Bestwick and played their home games at Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, Virginia. They competed as members of the Atlantic Coast Conference, finishing tied for fourth.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 13 Navy* Scott StadiumCharlottesville, VA W 6–3  
September 20 NC State Scott Stadium • Charlottesville, VA L 13–27  
September 27 at Duke Wallace Wade StadiumDurham, NC W 20–17  
October 4 at West Virginia* Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV L 21–45  
October 11 Clemson Scott Stadium • Charlottesville, VA L 24–27  
October 18 at Virginia Tech* Lane StadiumBlacksburg, VA (Rivalry) L 0–30  
October 25 at Wake Forest Groves StadiumWinston-Salem, NC W 24–21  
November 1 at Tennessee* Neyland StadiumKnoxville, TN W 16–13  
November 8 Rutgers* Scott Stadium • Charlottesville, VA L 17–19  
November 15 at No. 15 North Carolina Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC (South's Oldest Rivalry) L 3–26  
November 22 Maryland Scott Stadium • Charlottesville, VA (Rivalry) L 0–31  
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game time.

Source:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2017 Cavalier Football Fact Book" (PDF). Virginia Cavaliers Athletics. p. 122. 
  2. ^ "1980 Virginia Cavaliers Schedule and Results". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 10, 2018.