|1941 Virginia Cavaliers football|
|Head coach||Frank Murray (5th season)|
|Home stadium||Scott Stadium|
The 1941 Virginia Cavaliers football team represented the University of Virginia during the 1941 college football season. The Cavaliers were led by fifth-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 8–1. They scored 279 points on the year while allowing only 42. Team captain and halfback Bill Dudley became the school's second ever consensus first-team All-American, being selected by 5 of 9 selectors, including the Associated Press. Dudley led the country in touchdowns, points scored, rushing average, and touchdowns responsible for. He became the school's first and only recipient of the Maxwell Award, distinguishing him as the best player in college football in 1941. He finished fifth in voting for the Heisman Trophy.
|September 20||Hampden–Sydney||W 41–0|
|September 27||Lafayette||W 25–0|
|October 4||at Yale||L 19–21|
|October 11||Richmond||W 44–0|
|October 18||at VMI||W 27–7|
|November 1||vs. VPI||W 34–0|
|November 8||Washington and Lee||W 27–7|
|November 15||Lehigh||W 34–0|
|November 20||at North Carolina||W 28–7|
- ↑ "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.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 "1941 Virginia Cavaliers Schedule and Results". Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/virginia/1941-schedule.html.
- ↑ "Dudley's College Football HOF profile". College Football Hall of Fame. https://footballfoundation.org/hof_search.aspx?hof=1709. Retrieved 2008-07-12.
- ↑ "Biography: You can't stop the "Bullet"". Bill Dudley official site. Archived from the original on 2008-06-15. https://web.archive.org/web/20080615220917/http://www.cmgww.com/football/dudley/biography.htm. Retrieved 2008-07-11.
- ↑ "1941 Heisman Trophy Voting". https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/awards/heisman-1941.html.