|1972 Virginia Cavaliers football|
|Conference||Atlantic Coast Conference|
|1972 record||4–7 (1–5 ACC)|
|Head coach||Don Lawrence (2nd season)|
|Captain||Thomas Kennedy, William Williams|
|Home stadium||Scott Stadium|
|1972 ACC football standings|
|#12 North Carolina †||6||–||0||–||0||11||–||1||–||0|
|#17 NC State||4||–||1||–||1||8||–||3||–||1|
|† – Conference champion |
Rankings from AP Poll
The 1972 Virginia Cavaliers football team represented the University of Virginia during the 1972 NCAA University Division football season. The Cavaliers were led by second-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 last.
|September 9||at South Carolina*||W 24–16|
|September 16||Virginia Tech*||W 24–20|
|September 23||West Virginia*||L 10–48|
|September 30||at Duke||L 13–37|
|October 7||at Vanderbilt*||L 7–10|
|October 14||VMI*||W 45–14|
|October 21||at Clemson||L 21–37|
|October 28||Maryland||L 23–24|
|November 4||NC State||L 14–35|
|November 11||at No. 18 North Carolina||L 3–23|
|November 18||at Wake Forest||W 15–12|
- ↑ "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.
- ↑ "1972 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary". sports-reference.com. http://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/conferences/acc/1972.html. Retrieved January 25, 2013.
- ↑ "1972 Virginia Cavaliers Schedule and Results". Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/virginia/1972-schedule.html.