1970 Virginia Cavaliers football
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
1970 record5–6 (0–6 ACC)
Head coachGeorge Blackburn (6th season)
CaptainDan Ryczek, Paul Reid[1]
Home stadiumScott Stadium
(Capacity: 23,848)
Seasons
← 1969
1971 →
1970 ACC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Wake Forest 5 1 0     6 5 0
North Carolina 5 2 0     8 4 0
Duke 5 2 0     6 5 0
South Carolina 3 2 1     4 6 1
NC State 2 3 1     3 7 1
Clemson 2 4 0     3 8 0
Maryland 2 4 0     2 9 0
Virginia 0 6 0     5 6 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll[2]

The 1970 Virginia Cavaliers football team represented the University of Virginia during the 1970 NCAA University Division football season. The Cavaliers were led by sixth-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 last. At the conclusion of the season, Blackburn was fired as head coach.[3] He had a record of 28–33–0 at Virginia, with just one winning season, in 1968.

Schedule[edit | edit source]

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 12at Virginia Tech*W 7–0
September 19at ClemsonL 17–27
September 26at DukeL 7–17
October 3Wake ForestL 7–27
October 10VMI*
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
W 49–10
October 17Army*
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
W 21–20
October 24William & Mary*
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
W 33–6
October 31at North CarolinaL 15–30
November 7at NC StateL 16–21
November 14Colgate*
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
W 54–12
November 21Maryland
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA (rivalry)
L 14–17
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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