1985 Virginia Cavaliers football team

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1985 Virginia Cavaliers football
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
1985 record6–5 (4–3 ACC)
Head coachGeorge Welsh (4th season)
CaptainJim Dombrowski, Charles McDaniel & Antonio Rice[1]
Home stadiumScott Stadium
(Capacity: 42,000)
Seasons
← 1984
1986 →
1985 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 18 Maryland $ 6 0 0     9 3 0
No. 19 Georgia Tech 5 1 0     9 2 1
Virginia 4 3 0     6 5 0
Clemson 4 3 0     6 6 0
North Carolina 3 4 0     5 6 0
Duke 2 5 0     4 7 0
NC State 2 5 0     3 8 0
Wake Forest 1 6 0     4 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1985 Virginia Cavaliers football team represented the University of Virginia during the 1985 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Cavaliers were led by fourth-year head coach George Welsh and played their home games at Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, Virginia. They competed as members of the Atlantic Coast Conference, finishing tied for third.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 14 VMI* Scott StadiumCharlottesville, VA W 40–15  
September 21 at Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, GA W 24–13  
September 28 Navy* No. 20 Scott Stadium • Charlottesville, VA L 13–17  
October 5 Duke Scott Stadium • Charlottesville, VA W 37–14  
October 12 at Clemson Memorial StadiumClemson, SC L 24–27  
October 19 Virginia Tech* Scott Stadium • Charlottesville, VA (Rivalry) L 10–28  
October 26 at Wake Forest Groves StadiumWinston-Salem, NC W 20–18  
November 2 West Virginia* Scott Stadium • Charlottesville, VA W 27–7  
November 9 at NC State Carter–Finley StadiumRaleigh, NC L 22–23  
November 16 North Carolina Scott Stadium • Charlottesville, VA (South's Oldest Rivalry) W 24–22  
November 29 at Maryland Byrd StadiumCollege Park, MD (Rivalry) L 21–33  
*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. ^ "1985 Virginia Cavaliers Schedule and Results". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 8, 2018.