2006 Virginia Cavaliers football team

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2006 Virginia Cavaliers football
Virginia Cavaliers text logo.svg
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference Coastal
2006 record 5–7 (4–4 ACC)
Head coach Al Groh
Offensive coordinator Mike Groh
Offensive scheme West Coast
Defensive coordinator Mike London
Base defense 3-4
Home stadium Scott Stadium
(Capacity: 61,500)
Uniform
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Seasons
« 2005 2007 »
2006 ACC football standings
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 conference 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 coach was coach Al Groh. They played their home games at Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Preseason[edit]

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

Schedule[edit]

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

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 2 7:00 PM at Pittsburgh* Heinz FieldPittsburgh, PA ESPNU L 13–38   46,758
September 9 3:30 PM Wyoming* Scott StadiumCharlottesville, VA W 13–12 OT  60,429
September 16 3:30 PM Western Michigan*dagger Scott Stadium • Charlottesville, VA ESPN360 L 10–17   59,679
September 21 7:30 PM at Georgia Tech Bobby Dodd StadiumAtlanta, GA ESPN L 7–24   51,081
September 30 12:00 PM at Duke Wallace Wade StadiumDurham, NC LFS W 37–0   19,241
October 7 3:30 PM at East Carolina* Dowdy–Ficklen StadiumGreenville, NC CSTV L 21–31   35,541
October 14 3:30 PM Maryland Scott Stadium • Charlottesville, VA (Rivalry) ESPN360 L 26–28   59,367
October 19 7:30 PM North Carolina Scott Stadium • Charlottesville, VA (South's Oldest Rivalry) ESPN W 23–0   56,632
October 28 12:00 PM NC State Scott Stadium • Charlottesville, VA LFS W 14–7   55,730
November 4 12:00 PM at Florida State Doak Campbell StadiumTallahassee, FL LFS L 0–33   82,804
November 18 12:00 PM Miami Scott Stadium • Charlottesville, VA LFS W 17–7   54,552
November 25 12:00 PM at #14 Virginia Tech Lane StadiumBlacksburg, VA (Commonwealth Cup) LFS L 0–17   66,233
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

Coaching staff[edit]

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 Coach Bob Diaco
Defensive Assistant Coach/Assistant Defensive Line Coach Lervern Belin
Running Game Coordinator/Offensive Line Coach Dave Borbely
Asst. Special Teams Coordinator/Running Backs Coach Anthony Poindexter
Tight Ends Coach/Assistant Recruiting Coordinator Bob Price
Graduate Assistant Offense Kase Luzar
Graduate Assistant Defense Rich Yahner
Head Strength Coach Evan Marcus
Director of Football Video Operations Luke Goldstein

Players[edit]

Game notes[edit]

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