|1940 Virginia Cavaliers football|
|Head coach||Frank Murray (4th season)|
|Home stadium||Scott Stadium|
The 1940 Virginia Cavaliers football team represented the University of Virginia during the 1940 college football season. The Cavaliers were led by fourth-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 4–5.
|September 28||Lehigh||W 32–0|
|October 5||at Yale||W 19–14|
|October 12||at Maryland||W 19–6|
|October 19||VMI||L 0–7|
|October 26||at William & Mary||L 6–13|
|November 2||vs. VPI||L 0–6|
|November 9||Washington and Lee||W 20–6|
|November 16||at No. 5 Tennessee||L 14–41|
|November 23||North Carolina||L 7–10|
- "2017 Cavalier Football Fact Book". Virginia Cavaliers Athletics. p. 119. http://grfx.cstv.com/photos/schools/va/sports/m-footbl/auto_pdf/2017-18/misc_non_event/2017FootballFactBook82-134.pdf.
- "1940 Virginia Cavaliers Schedule and Results". Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/virginia/1940-schedule.html.