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1976 Virginia Cavaliers football
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
1976 record2–9 (1–3 ACC)
Head coachDick Bestwick (1st season)
CaptainMike Ozdowski, James Wicks, Gregory McDaniel[1]
Home stadiumScott Stadium
(Capacity: 28,000)
Seasons
← 1975
1977 →
1976 ACC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#13 Maryland 5 0 0     11 1 0
North Carolina 4 1 0     9 3 0
Wake Forest 3 3 0     5 6 0
Duke 2 3 1     5 5 1
NC State 2 3 0     3 7 1
Virginia 1 3 0     2 9 0
Clemson 0 4 1     3 6 2
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll[2]

The 1976 Virginia Cavaliers football team represented the University of Virginia during the 1976 NCAA Division I football season. The Cavaliers were led by first-year head coach Dick Bestwick and played their home games at Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, Virginia. They competed as members of the Atlantic Coast Conference, finishing in sixth.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 11at Washington*L 17–38
September 18William & Mary*L 0–14
September 25Duke
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
L 6–21
October 2at Georgia Tech*L 14–35
October 9at South Carolina*L 7–35
October 16Virginia Tech*
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA (Rivalry)
L 10–14
October 23at Wake ForestW 18–17
October 30vs. VMI*L 7–13
November 6Lehigh*
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
W 21–20
November 13at North CarolinaL 6–31
November 20No. 6 Maryland
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA (Rivalry)
L 0–28
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game time

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