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1971 Virginia Cavaliers football
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
1971 record3–8 (2–4 ACC)
Head coachDon Lawrence (1st season)
CaptainGary Helman, Andy Selfridge[1]
Home stadiumScott Stadium
(Capacity: 23,848)
Seasons
← 1970
1972 →
1971 ACC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
North Carolina   6 0         8 4  
Clemson   5 2         5 6  
South Carolina   4 2         6 5  
Duke   3 3         6 5  
Wake Forest   2 4         6 5  
Virginia   2 4         3 8  
NC State   2 5         3 8  
Maryland   1 5         2 9  
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll[2]

The 1971 Virginia Cavaliers football team represented the University of Virginia during the 1971 NCAA University Division football season. The Cavaliers were led by first-year head coach Don Lawrence 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 11Navy*L 6–10
September 18at No. 4 Michigan*L 0–56
September 25No. 20 Duke
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
L 0–28
October 2Vanderbilt*
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
W 27–23
October 9at South Carolina*L 14–34
October 16vs. ClemsonL 15–32
October 23at Army*L 9–14
October 30at NC StateW 14–10
November 6Virginia Tech*
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA (Rivalry)
L 0–6
November 13North Carolina
L 20–32
November 20at MarylandW 29–27
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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