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1966 Virginia Cavaliers football
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
1966 record4–6 (3–3 ACC)
Head coachGeorge Blackburn (2nd season)
CaptainEdward Carrington, Donald Parker[1]
Home stadiumScott Stadium
(Capacity: 23,848)
Seasons
← 1965
1967 →
1966 ACC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Clemson   6 1         6 4  
NC State   5 2         5 5  
Maryland   3 3         4 6  
Virginia   3 3         4 6  
Duke   2 3         5 5  
Wake Forest   2 4         3 7  
South Carolina   1 3         1 9  
North Carolina   1 4         2 8  
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll[2]

The 1966 Virginia Cavaliers football team represented the University of Virginia during the 1966 NCAA University Division football season. The Cavaliers were led by second-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, finishing tied for third.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 17Wake ForestW 24–10
September 24at ClemsonL 35–40
October 1at DukeL 8–27
October 8Tulane*
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
L 6–20
October 15VMI*
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
W 38–27
October 22VPI*
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA (rivalry)
L 7–24
October 29at NC StateL 21–42
November 5at No. 5 Georgia Tech*L 13–14
November 19Maryland
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA (rivalry)
W 41–17
November 26at North CarolinaW 21–14
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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