|1970 Virginia Cavaliers football|
|Conference||Atlantic Coast Conference|
|1970 record||5–6 (0–6 ACC)|
|Head coach||George Blackburn (6th season)|
|Captain||Dan Ryczek, Paul Reid|
|Home stadium||Scott Stadium|
|1970 ACC football standings|
|Wake Forest †||5||–||1||–||0||6||–||5||–||0|
|† – Conference champion |
Rankings from AP Poll
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. He had a record of 28–33–0 at Virginia, with just one winning season, in 1968.
Schedule[edit | edit source]
|September 12||at Virginia Tech*||W 7–0|
|September 19||at Clemson||L 17–27|
|September 26||at Duke||L 7–17|
|October 3||Wake Forest||L 7–27|
|October 10||VMI*||W 49–10|
|October 17||Army*||W 21–20|
|October 24||William & Mary*||W 33–6|
|October 31||at North Carolina||L 15–30|
|November 7||at NC State||L 16–21|
|November 14||Colgate*||W 54–12|
|November 21||Maryland||L 14–17|
References[edit | edit source]
- "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.
- "1970 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary". sports-reference.com. http://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/conferences/acc/1970.html. Retrieved January 25, 2013.
- "Geo. Blackburn Fired At Virginia". Atlanta Daily World: p. 3. December 4, 1970.
- "1970 Virginia Cavaliers Schedule and Results". Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/virginia/1970-schedule.html.