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1974 Villanova Wildcats football
ConferenceIndependent
1974 record3–8
Head coachLou Ferry (interim) (0–3)
Jim Weaver (3–5)
CaptainRichard Aldrich, Charles Driesbach
Home stadiumVillanova Stadium
Seasons
← 1973
1975 →
1974 NCAA Division I Independents football records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 6 Notre Dame         10 2 0
No. 7 Penn State         10 2 0
Temple         8 2 0
Boston College         8 3 0
Utah State         8 3 0
No. 19 Houston         8 3 1
Rutgers         7 3 1
Cincinnati         7 4 0
Memphis State         7 4 0
Pittsburgh         7 4 0
Georgia Tech         6 5 0
Hawaii         6 5 0
Miami (FL)         6 5 0
Southern Miss         6 5 0
Holy Cross         5 5 1
Tulane         5 6 0
Colgate         4 6 0
Northern Illinois         4 7 0
Navy         4 7 0
South Carolina         4 7 0
Virginia Tech         4 7 0
West Virginia         4 7 0
Army         3 8 0
Dayton         3 8 0
Villanova         3 8 0
Air Force         2 9 0
Syracuse         2 9 0
Florida State         1 10 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1974 Villanova Wildcats football team represented the Villanova University during the 1974 NCAA Division I football season. The head coach was Jim Weaver (first season), who resigned after news broke that he had signed to coach elsewhere in 1975 and Lou Ferry served as interim head coach for the last three games of the season. The team played their home games at Villanova Stadium in Villanova, Pennsylvania.[1] Villanova was 3-1 and ranked 7th in the Lambert Trophy poll after four games. They would lose their final seven games.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 7dayat RichmondL 13–14(showers)
September 141:30 pmUMass*W 17–136,500
September 21niteat ToledoW 7–0
September 281:30 pmIdahodagger
  • Villanova Stadium
  • Villanova, PA
W 15–78,000 (rain)
October 12niteat TampaL 8–47
October 19niteat No. 19 HoustonL 0–35
October 261:30 pmBoston College
  • Villanova Stadium
  • Villanova, PA (Parents Weekend)
L 7–559,000
November 2dayat DelawareL 7–4920,000
November 9dayat No. 13 MarylandL 0–4141,000
November 161:30 pmHoly Cross
  • Villanova Stadium
  • Villanova, PA
L 6–106,000
November 231:30 pmTemple
  • Veterans Stadium
  • Philadelphia, PA
L 7–1711,000
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to the game

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