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1973 Virginia Cavaliers football
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
1973 record4–7 (3–3 ACC)
Head coachDon Lawrence (3rd season)
CaptainPaul Ryczek, Gerard Mullins, Anthony Zmudzin[1]
Home stadiumScott Stadium
(Capacity: 28,000)
Seasons
← 1972
1974 →
1973 ACC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#16 NC State 6 0 0     9 3 0
#20 Maryland 5 1 0     8 4 0
Clemson 4 2 0     5 6 0
Virginia 3 3 0     4 7 0
Duke 1 4 1     2 8 1
North Carolina 1 5 0     4 7 0
Wake Forest 0 5 1     1 9 1
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll[2]

The 1973 Virginia Cavaliers football team represented the University of Virginia during the 1973 NCAA Division I football season. The Cavaliers were led by third-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 in fourth. Lawrence was fired as head coach following the end of the season. He had a record of 11–22 at Virginia.[3]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 8VMI*W 16–0
September 15at No. 17 NC StateL 23–43
September 22at No. 20 Missouri*L 7–31
September 29Duke
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
W 7–3
October 6Vanderbilt*
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
L 22–39
October 13at ClemsonL 27–32
October 20at Virginia Tech*L 15–27
October 27Wake Forest
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
W 21–10
November 3North Carolina
W 44–40
November 10at MarylandL 0–33
November 17at West Virginia*L 17–42
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game time

Source:[4]

PersonnelEdit

1973 Virginia Cavaliers football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB Gardner, ScottScott Gardner So
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt

ReferencesEdit

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