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1989 Virginia Cavaliers football
ACC co-champion
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 15
APNo. 18
1989 record10–3 (6–1 ACC)
Head coachGeorge Welsh (8th season)
Offensive coordinatorGary Tranquill (3rd season)
Defensive coordinatorFrank Spaziani
Home stadiumScott Stadium
(Capacity: 42,000)
Seasons
← 1988
1990 →
1989 ACC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#18 Virginia § 6 1 0     10 3 0
Duke § 6 1 0     8 4 0
#12 Clemson 5 2 0     10 2 0
Georgia Tech 4 3 0     7 4 0
NC State 4 3 0     7 5 0
Maryland 2 5 0     3 7 1
Wake Forest 1 6 0     2 8 1
North Carolina 0 7 0     1 10 0
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1989 Virginia Cavaliers football team represented the University of Virginia in the 1989 NCAA Division I-A football season. They went 10–2 in the regular season and were champions of the Atlantic Coast Conference. They were invited to the 1990 Florida Citrus Bowl, where they were defeated by Illinois.[1]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
August 31vs. No. 2 Notre Dame*Raycom, WGNL 36–1377,323
September 9at No. 12 Penn State*W 14–685,956
September 16at Georgia TechW 17–10
September 23DukeW 49–28
September 29William & Mary*
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
W 24–12
October 7at No. 15 ClemsonCBSL 34–2080,638
October 14North Carolina
W 50–17
October 21Wake Forest
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
W 47–2833,700
October 28Louisville*
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
W 16–15
November 4at No. 18 [[{{{school}}}|NC State]]No. 24W 34–20
November 11at Virginia Tech*No. 18
ABCW 32–2544,300
November 18MarylandNo. 16ESPNW 48–2138,113
January 1vs. No. 11 Illinois*No. 15ABCL 31–2160,016
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

PersonnelEdit

1989 Virginia Cavaliers football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB Moore, ShawnShawn Moore
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

  1. ESPN College Football Encyclopedia. 2005. pp. 961, 1368–1369.

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