|1960 Virginia Cavaliers football|
|Conference||Atlantic Coast Conference|
|1960 record||0–10 (0–6 ACC)|
|Head coach||Dick Voris (3rd season)|
|Captain||John Marlow, Fred Shepherd, Louis Martig|
|Home stadium||Scott Stadium|
|1960 ACC football standings|
|#10 Duke †||5||–||1||–||0||8||–||3||–||0|
|† – Conference champion |
Rankings from AP Poll
The 1960 Virginia Cavaliers football team represented the University of Virginia during the 1960 NCAA University Division football season. The Cavaliers were led by third-year head coach Dick Voris and played their home games at Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, Virginia. They competed as members of the Atlantic Coast Conference, finishing in last. Virginia finished without a win for the second consecutive year and extended their losing streak to 28 games, tying the NCAA record set between 1945 and 1948 by the Kansas State Wildcats. Voris, who managed just one win in three seasons at Virginia, resigned as head coach at the end of the season.
Schedule[edit | edit source]
|September 24||vs. William & Mary*||L 21–41|
|October 1||at NC State||L 7–26|
|October 8||at No. 8 Clemson||L 7–21|
|October 15||VMI*||L 16–30|
|October 22||vs. VPI*||L 6–40|
|October 29||Wake Forest||L 20–28|
|November 12||at No. 8 Navy*||L 6–41|
|November 19||Maryland||L 12–44|
|November 26||North Carolina||L 8–35|
|December 3||at South Carolina||L 0–26|
References[edit | edit source]
- "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.
- "1960 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary". sports-reference.com. http://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/conferences/acc/1960.html. Retrieved January 22, 2013.
- thoughtco.com; ‘The Longest Losing Streaks in College Football History’
- "Cavaliers Start Search For Coach: Voris Quits Virginia". The Washington Post: p. C1. December 11, 1960.
- "1960 Virginia Cavaliers Schedule and Results". Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/virginia/1960-schedule.html.