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2006 Virginia Cavaliers football
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
DivisionCoastal
2006 record5–7 (4–4 ACC)
Head coachAl Groh (6th season)
Offensive coordinatorMike Groh (1st season)
Offensive schemeWest Coast
Defensive coordinatorMike London (1st season)
Base defense3–4
Home stadiumScott Stadium
(Capacity: 61,500)
Uniform
Seasons
← 2005
2007 →
2006 ACC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Atlantic
#18 Wake Forest x   6 2         11 3  
#20 Boston College   5 3         10 3  
Maryland   5 3         9 4  
Clemson   5 3         8 5  
Florida State   3 5         7 6  
NC State   2 6         3 9  
Coastal
Georgia Tech x   7 1         9 5  
#19 Virginia Tech   6 2         10 3  
Virginia   4 4         5 7  
Miami   3 5         7 6  
North Carolina   2 6         3 9  
Duke   0 8         0 12  

Championship: Wake Forest 9, Georgia Tech 6
† – BCS representative as champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2006 Virginia Cavaliers football team represented the University of Virginia in the 2006 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The team's head coach was Al Groh. They played their home games at Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, Virginia.

PreseasonEdit

Coming off an up and down season, the 2006 Virginia Cavaliers looked to continue their success while initiating a new starting quarterback.

ScheduleEdit

The Cavaliers finished their season 5–7, 4–4 in the ACC:

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 27:00 PMat Pittsburgh*ESPNUL 13–3846,758
September 93:30 PMWyoming*W 13–12 OT60,429
September 163:30 PMWestern Michigan*dagger
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
ESPN360L 10–1759,679
September 217:30 PMat Georgia TechESPNL 7–2451,081
September 3012:00 PMat DukeLFSW 37–019,241
October 73:30 PMat East Carolina*CSTVL 21–3135,541
October 143:30 PMMaryland
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA (Rivalry)
ESPN360L 26–2859,367
October 197:30 PMNorth Carolina
ESPNW 23–056,632
October 2812:00 PMNC State
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
LFSW 14–755,730
November 412:00 PMat Florida StateLFSL 0–3382,804
November 1812:00 PMMiami
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
LFSW 17–754,552
November 2512:00 PMat No. 14 Virginia TechLFSL 0–1766,233

PersonnelEdit

2006 Virginia Cavaliers football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB McCabe, KevinKevin McCabe
QB Olson, ChristianChristian Olson
QB Sewell, JameelJameel Sewell
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

Coaching staffEdit

Position Name
Head Coach: Al Groh
Defensive Coordinator/Defensive Line Coach: Mike London
Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks Coach
Recruiting Coordinator:
Mike Groh
Assistant Head Coach for Offense/Wide Receivers: John Garrett
Assistant Head Coach/Defensive Backs Coach: Steve Bernstein
Special Teams Coordinator/Linebackers CoachBob Diaco
Defensive Assistant Coach/Assistant Defensive Line CoachLervern Belin
Running Game Coordinator/Offensive Line CoachDave Borbely
Asst. Special Teams Coordinator/Running Backs CoachAnthony Poindexter
Tight Ends Coach/Assistant Recruiting CoordinatorBob Price
Graduate Assistant OffenseKase Luzar
Graduate Assistant DefenseRich Yahner
Head Strength CoachEvan Marcus
Director of Football Video OperationsLuke Goldstein

ReferencesEdit

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