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1996 Virginia Cavaliers football
Carquest Bowl, L 21–31 vs. Miami (FL)
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
1996 record7–5 (5–3 ACC)
Head coachGeorge Welsh (15th season)
Defensive coordinatorRick Lantz (6th season)
Home stadiumScott Stadium
(Capacity: 42,000)
Seasons
← 1995
1997 →
1996 ACC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#3 Florida State   8 0         11 1  
#10 North Carolina   6 2         10 2  
Clemson   6 2         7 5  
Virginia   5 3         7 5  
Georgia Tech   4 4         5 6  
Maryland   3 5         5 6  
NC State   3 5         3 8  
Wake Forest   1 7         3 8  
Duke   0 8         0 11  
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1996 Virginia Cavaliers football team represented the University of Virginia in the 1996 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team's head coach was George Welsh. They played their home games at Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, Virginia.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 77:00 PMCentral Michigan*No. 23W 55–2141,300
September 1412:00 PMMarylandNo. 22
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA (Rivalry)
JPSW 21–339,200
September 2112:00 PMat Wake ForestNo. 20JPSW 42–723,220
September 287:30 PMNo. 13 Texas*daggerNo. 19
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
ESPNW 37–1345,100
October 53:30 PMat Georgia TechNo. 12ABCL 7–1344,900
October 1912:00 PMNC StateNo. 20
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
JPSW 62–1440,300
October 263:30 PMat No. 3 Florida StateNo. 14ABCL 24–3180,237
November 21:30 PMat DukeNo. 16W 27–328,276
November 93:30 PMClemsonNo. 15
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
ABCL 16–2439,100
November 163:30 PMNo. 6 North CarolinaNo. 24
ABCW 20–1742,500
November 292:30 PMat No. 17 Virginia Tech*No. 20CBSL 9–2650,128
December 277:30 PMvs. No. 19 Miami (FL)*TBSL 21–3146,418
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time
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RosterEdit

1996 Virginia Cavaliers football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
RB 21 Barber, TikiTiki Barber Sr
G 63 Britton, TrevorTrevor Britton Jr
QB 11 Brooks, AaronAaron Brooks So
WR 17 Crowell, GermaneGermane Crowell Jr
RB, WR 28 Wilkins, TerrenceTerrence Wilkins So
Defense 47 Jami'h Rainer LB 6-1 204 Fr.-R Charlotte, N.C.
Pos. # Name Class
DT 85 Anderson, MauriceMaurice Anderson 10px Fr
DE 94 Ashman, DuaneDuane Ashman Sr
DB 19 Barber, RondeRonde Barber Jr
LB 42 Farrior, JamesJames Farrior Sr
DE 98 Harris, JonJon Harris Sr
DE 58 Kerney, PatrickPatrick Kerney So
LB 44 Rainer, WaliWali Rainer So
LB 33 Sharper, JamieJamie Sharper Sr
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

Roster

ReferencesEdit

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