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1978 Virginia Cavaliers football
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
1978 record2–9 (0–6 ACC)
Head coachDick Bestwick (3rd season)
CaptainEdward Smith, Derrick Glasper[1]
Home stadiumScott Stadium
(Capacity: 37,273)
Seasons
← 1977
1979 →
1978 ACC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#6 Clemson 6 0 0     11 1 0
#20 Maryland 5 1 0     9 3 0
#18 NC State 4 2 0     9 3 0
North Carolina 3 3 0     5 6 0
Duke 2 4 0     4 7 0
Wake Forest 1 5 0     1 10 0
Virginia 0 6 0     2 9 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1978 Virginia Cavaliers football team represented the University of Virginia during the 1978 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Cavaliers were led by third-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 last.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 9at Wake ForestL 0–14
September 16Navy*L 0–32
September 23at Army*W 21–17
September 30VMI*
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
L 9–17
October 7at DukeL 13–20
October 14Clemson
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
L 14–30
October 21Virginia Tech*
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA (Rivalry)
W 17–7
November 4at West Virginia*L 17–20
November 11No. 13 Maryland
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA (Rivalry)
L 7–17
November 18at North CarolinaL 20–38
November 25NC State
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
L 21–24
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game time

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