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.

Schedule[edit | edit source]

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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