The 1980 Dayton Flyers football team represented the University of Dayton in the 1980 NCAA Division III football season. They were led by Rick E. Carter in his final season with the team before departing to Holy Cross. 
- 09-06-1980: 20-10 over California (PA) in Dayton, Ohio.
- 09-13-1980: 20-10 over Ashland (OH) in Ashland, Ohio.
- 09-20-1980: 29-0 over Butler (IN) in Dayton, Ohio.
- 09-27-1980: 35-6 over Georgetown (KY) in Dayton, Ohio.
- 10-04-1980: 45-10 over Slippery Rock (PA) in Dayton, Ohio.
- 10-11-1980: 31-7 over Frostburg St. (MD) in Frostburg, Maryland.
- 10-18-1980: 35-7 over Merchant Marine (NY) in Kings Point, New York.
- 10-25-1980: 55-0 over Buffalo in Dayton, Ohio.
- 11-01-1980: 38-0 over Ferris St. (MI) in Dayton, Ohio.
- 11-08-1980: 41-3 over John Carroll (OH) in Cleveland, Ohio.
- 11-15-1980: 35-3 over Wisconsin-Superior in Dayton, Ohio.
Division III Playoffs
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