|1980 Virginia Cavaliers football|
|Conference||Atlantic Coast Conference|
|1980 record||4–7 (2–4 ACC)|
|Head coach||Dick Bestwick (5th season)|
|Captain||Quentin Murray, Brian Musselman, Tommy Vigorito|
|Home stadium||Scott Stadium|
|1980 ACC football standings|
|#10 North Carolina †||6||–||0||–||0||11||–||1||–||0|
|† – Conference champion |
Rankings from AP Poll
The 1980 Virginia Cavaliers football team represented the University of Virginia during the 1980 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Cavaliers were led by fifth-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 tied for fourth.
|September 13||Navy*||W 6–3|
|September 20||NC State||L 13–27|
|September 27||at Duke||W 20–17|
|October 4||at West Virginia*||L 21–45|
|October 11||Clemson||L 24–27|
|October 18||at Virginia Tech*||L 0–30|
|October 25||at Wake Forest||W 24–21|
|November 1||at Tennessee*||W 16–13|
|November 8||Rutgers*||L 17–19|
|November 15||at No. 15 North Carolina||L 3–26|
|November 22||Maryland||L 0–31|
- ↑ "2017 Cavalier Football Fact Book". Virginia Cavaliers Athletics. p. 122. http://grfx.cstv.com/photos/schools/va/sports/m-footbl/auto_pdf/2017-18/misc_non_event/2017FootballFactBook82-134.pdf.
- ↑ "1980 Virginia Cavaliers Schedule and Results". Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/virginia/1980-schedule.html.