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.

Schedule[edit | edit source]

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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