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1972 Virginia Cavaliers football
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
1972 record4–7 (1–5 ACC)
Head coachDon Lawrence (2nd season)
CaptainThomas Kennedy, William Williams[1]
Home stadiumScott Stadium
(Capacity: 23,848)
Seasons
← 1971
1973 →
1972 ACC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#12 North Carolina 6 0 0     11 1 0
#17 NC State 4 1 1     8 3 1
Maryland 3 2 1     5 5 1
Duke 3 3 0     5 6 0
Clemson 2 4 0     4 7 0
Virginia 1 5 0     4 7 0
Wake Forest 1 5 0     2 9 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll[2]

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.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 9at South Carolina*W 24–16
September 16Virginia Tech*W 24–20
September 23West Virginia*
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
L 10–48
September 30at DukeL 13–37
October 7at Vanderbilt*L 7–10
October 14VMI*
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
W 45–14
October 21at ClemsonL 21–37
October 28Maryland
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA (Rivalry)
L 23–24
November 4NC State
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
L 14–35
November 11at No. 18 North CarolinaL 3–23
November 18at Wake ForestW 15–12
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game time

Source:[3]

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