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1986 Virginia Cavaliers football
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
1986 record3–8 (2–5 ACC)
Head coachGeorge Welsh (5th season)
CaptainKevin Gould, Antonio Rice & Sean Scott[1]
Home stadiumScott Stadium
(Capacity: 42,000)
Seasons
← 1985
1987 →
1986 ACC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#17 Clemson 5 1 1     8 2 2
NC State 5 2 0     8 3 1
North Carolina 5 2 0     7 4 1
Georgia Tech 3 3 0     5 5 1
Maryland 2 3 1     5 5 1
Wake Forest 2 5 0     5 6 0
Duke 2 5 0     4 7 0
Virginia 2 5 0     3 8 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1986 Virginia Cavaliers football team represented the University of Virginia during the 1986 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Cavaliers were led by fifth-year head coach George Welsh and played their home games at Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, Virginia. They competed as members of the Atlantic Coast Conference, finishing tied for sixth.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 6South Carolina*W 30–20
September 13at Navy*L 10–20
September 20Georgia Tech
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
L 14–28
September 27at DukeL 13–20
October 4at Wake ForestW 30–28
October 11No. 20 Clemson
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
L 17–31
October 25at Virginia Tech*L 10–42
November 1William & Mary*
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
L 37–41
November 8No. 15 NC State
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
W 20–16
November 15at North CarolinaL 7–27
November 28Maryland
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA (Rivalry)
L 10–42
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game time

Source:[2]

RosterEdit

1986 Virginia Cavaliers football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB 1 Majkowski, DonDon Majkowski Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt

ReferencesEdit

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