|1951 Virginia Cavaliers football|
|Head coach||Arthur Guepe (6th season)|
|Home stadium||Scott Stadium|
The 1951 Virginia Cavaliers football team represented the University of Virginia during the 1951 college football season. The Cavaliers were led by sixth-year head coach Arthur Guepe and played their home games at Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, Virginia. They finished with 8 wins for the second consecutive year, and were invited to play in the Orange Bowl, but University President Colgate Darden declined the invitation. Virginia was ranked 13th in the final AP Poll of the season, the first ranked finish in school history. It is to date the school's highest finish in a final poll.
|September 29||George Washington||W 20–0|
|October 6||vs. VPI||W 33–0|
|October 13||at Washington and Lee||L 14–42|
|October 20||VMI||W 34–14|
|October 27||at Duke||W 30–7|
|November 3||The Citadel||W 39–0|
|November 10||North Carolina||W 34–14|
|November 17||South Carolina||W 28–27|
|November 24||William & Mary||No. 15||W 46–0|
- ↑ "2017 Cavalier Football Fact Book". Virginia Cavaliers Athletics. p. 120. http://grfx.cstv.com/photos/schools/va/sports/m-footbl/auto_pdf/2017-18/misc_non_event/2017FootballFactBook82-134.pdf.
- ↑ Watterson, John. "University of Virginia Football 1951-1961: A Perfect Gridiron Storm". Journal of Sports History. James Madison University. http://www.la84foundation.org/SportsLibrary/JSH/JSH2007/JSH3403/jsh3403f.pdf.
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 "Virginia Cavaliers Football Record By Year". Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/virginia/.
- ↑ "1951 Virginia Cavaliers Schedule and Results". Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/virginia/1951-schedule.html.