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1980 Virginia Cavaliers football
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
1980 record4–7 (2–4 ACC)
Head coachDick Bestwick (5th season)
CaptainQuentin Murray, Brian Musselman, Tommy Vigorito[1]
Home stadiumScott Stadium
(Capacity: 42,073)
Seasons
← 1979
1981 →
1980 ACC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#10 North Carolina 6 0 0     11 1 0
Maryland 5 1 0     8 4 0
NC State 3 3 0     6 5 0
Clemson 2 4 0     6 5 0
Wake Forest 2 4 0     5 6 0
Virginia 2 4 0     4 7 0
Duke 1 5 0     2 9 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.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 13Navy*W 6–3
September 20NC State
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
L 13–27
September 27at DukeW 20–17
October 4at West Virginia*L 21–45
October 11Clemson
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
L 24–27
October 18at Virginia Tech*L 0–30
October 25at Wake ForestW 24–21
November 1at Tennessee*W 16–13
November 8Rutgers*
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
L 17–19
November 15at No. 15 North CarolinaL 3–26
November 22Maryland
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA (Rivalry)
L 0–31
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game time

Source:[2]

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