1975 Virginia Cavaliers football team

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1975 Virginia Cavaliers football
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
1975 record1–10 (0–4 ACC)
Head coachSonny Randle (2nd season)
CaptainScott Gardner, Tom Glassic[1]
Home stadiumScott Stadium
(Capacity: 28,000)
Seasons
← 1974
1976 →
1975 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 13 Maryland $ 5 0 0     9 2 1
Duke 3 0 2     4 5 2
NC State 2 2 1     7 4 1
Wake Forest 3 3 0     3 8 0
Clemson 2 3 0     2 9 0
North Carolina 1 4 1     3 7 1
Virginia 0 4 0     1 10 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll[2]

The 1975 Virginia Cavaliers football team represented the University of Virginia during the 1975 NCAA Division I football season. The Cavaliers were led by second-year head coach Sonny Randle and played their home games at Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, Virginia. They competed as members of the Atlantic Coast Conference, finishing in last. After a 1–10 campaign with many blowout losses, Randle was fired as head coach.[3]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 13Navy*L 14–42
September 20VMI*
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
W 22–21
September 27at DukeL 11–26
October 4North Carolina
L 28–31
October 11at South Carolina*L 14–41
October 18at Virginia Tech*L 17–24
October 25Wake Forest
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
L 21–66
November 1at Vanderbilt*L 14–17
November 8East Carolina*
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
L 10–61
November 15Syracuse*
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
L 0–37
November 22at No. 20 MarylandL 24–62
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game time

Source:[4]

Personnel[edit]

1975 Virginia Cavaliers football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB Scott Gardner (C) Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Redshirt

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2017 Cavalier Football Fact Book" (PDF). Virginia Cavaliers Athletics. p. 122.
  2. ^ "1975 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary". sports-reference.com. Retrieved January 25, 2013.
  3. ^ Boswell, Thomas (November 24, 1975). "Virginia Fires Randle; Coach 'Just Didn't Fit In'". The Washington Post. p. C1.
  4. ^ "1975 Virginia Cavaliers Schedule and Results". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 11, 2018.