|1968 Virginia Cavaliers football|
|Conference||Atlantic Coast Conference|
|1968 record||7–3 (3–2 ACC)|
|Head coach||George Blackburn (4th season)|
|Captain||Richard Brand, Clyde Arnette|
|Home stadium||Scott Stadium|
|1968 ACC football standings|
|NC State †||6||–||1||–||0||6||–||4||–||0|
|† – Conference champion |
Rankings from AP Poll
The 1968 Virginia Cavaliers football team represented the University of Virginia during the 1968 NCAA University Division football season. The Cavaliers were led by fourth-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 in third. Virginia's record of 7–3 represented the school's best record and first winning season since 1952, and the school's best finish in conference since joining the ACC in 1954. The team's star was running back Frank Quayle, who set the conference single-season rushing record with 1,213 yards and was named ACC Player of the Year. Blackburn was named ACC Coach of the Year.
|September 21||at No. 1 Purdue*||L 6–44|
|September 28||VMI*||W 47–0|
|October 5||Davidson*||W 41–14|
|October 12||at Duke||W 50–20|
|October 19||at NC State||L 0–19|
|October 26||at Navy*||W 24–0|
|November 2||South Carolina||L 28–49|
|November 9||at North Carolina||W 41–6|
|November 16||Tulane*||W 63–47|
|November 23||Maryland||W 28–23|
- ↑ "2017 Cavalier Football Fact Book". Virginia Cavaliers Athletics. p. 121. http://grfx.cstv.com/photos/schools/va/sports/m-footbl/auto_pdf/2017-18/misc_non_event/2017FootballFactBook82-134.pdf.
- ↑ "1968 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary". sports-reference.com. http://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/conferences/acc/1968.html. Retrieved January 24, 2013.
- ↑ "Virginia Cavaliers Football Record By Year". Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/virginia/.
- ↑ 4.0 4.1 "2016 ACC football media guide". p. 125. http://raycomsports.com/sports_labs_docs/m-footbl/2016accfbguide.pdf.
- ↑ "1968 Virginia Cavaliers Schedule and Results". Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/virginia/1968-schedule.html.