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1965 Virginia Cavaliers football
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
1965 record4–6 (2–4 ACC)
Head coachGeorge Blackburn (1st season)
CaptainBob Kowalkowski, John Pincavage[1]
Home stadiumScott Stadium
(Capacity: 23,848)
Seasons
← 1964
1966 →
1965 ACC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
NC State § 5 2 0     6 4 0†
Clemson § 5 2 0     5 4 0†
Duke 4 2 0     6 4 0
Maryland 3 3 0     4 6 0
North Carolina 3 3 0     4 6 0
Virginia 3 3 0     4 6 0†
Wake Forest 2 4 0     3 7 0†
South Carolina 0 6 0     5 5 0†
§ – Conference co-champions
  • † South Carolina forfeited its 4 conference wins (Clemson, NC State, Virginia, Wake Forest) due to an ineligible player. This moved Clemson and NC State to 5–2, making them co-Champions. Overall records do not reflect this.[2]
    Rankings from AP Poll[3]

The 1965 Virginia Cavaliers football team represented the University of Virginia during the 1965 NCAA University Division football season. The Cavaliers were led by first-year head coach George Blackburn and played their home games at Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, Virginia. They competed as members of the Atlantic Coast Conference, originally finishing in seventh, however forfeited wins by South Carolina moved Virginia up to a tie for fourth.[4]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 18DukeL 7–21
September 25Clemson
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
L 14–20
October 2at North CarolinaW 21–17
October 9VMI*
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
W 14–10
October 16West Virginia*
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
W 41–0
October 23at VPI*L 14–22
October 30NC State
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
L 0–13
November 6South Carolina
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
L 7–17
November 13at Georgia Tech*L 19–42
November 20at MarylandW 33–27
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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