1952 Virginia Cavaliers football
1952 record8–2
Head coachArthur Guepe (7th season)
CaptainWilliam Chisholm[1]
Home stadiumScott Stadium
(Capacity: 24,500)
← 1951
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The 1952 Virginia Cavaliers football team represented the University of Virginia during the 1952 college football season. The Cavaliers were led by seventh-year head coach Arthur Guepe and played their home games at Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, Virginia. They finished with 8 wins for the third consecutive year, but were not invited to a bowl game. After the season, Guepe left Virginia to accept the head coaching position at Vanderbilt.[2] He had a record of 47–17–2 at Virginia, and his winning percentage of .727 remains the highest among Virginia head coaches that coached more than one year.[3]


September 27VanderbiltW 27–0
October 4vs. VPINo. 16W 42–0
October 11George WashingtonNo. 15
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
W 50–0
October 18vs. VMINo. 11W 33–14
October 25No. 6 DukeNo. 9
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
L 7–21
November 1vs. South CarolinaNo. 16L 14–21
November 8at North CarolinaW 34–7
November 15Richmond
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
W 49–0
November 22Washington and Lee
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
W 21–14
November 29at William & MaryNo. 20W 20–13
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game



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