1988 Virginia Cavaliers football team

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1988 Virginia Cavaliers football
U of Virginia text logo.svg
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
1988 record7–4 (5–2 ACC)
Head coachGeorge Welsh (7th season)
Offensive coordinatorGary Tranquill (2nd season)
Home stadiumScott Stadium
(Capacity: 42,000)
Seasons
← 1987
1989 →
1988 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 9 Clemson $ 6 1 0     10 2 0
Virginia 5 2 0     7 4 0
NC State 4 2 1     8 3 1
Wake Forest 4 3 0     6 4 1
Maryland 4 3 0     5 6 0
Duke 3 3 1     7 3 1
North Carolina 1 6 0     1 10 0
Georgia Tech 0 7 0     3 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1988 Virginia Cavaliers football team represented the University of Virginia during the 1988 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Cavaliers were led by seventh-year head coach George Welsh and played their home games at Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, Virginia. They competed as members of the Atlantic Coast Conference, finishing in second.

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 3William & Mary*W 31–23
September 10No. 18 Penn State*
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
L 14–42
September 17Georgia Tech
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
W 17–16
September 24at DukeL 34–38
October 8No. 11 Clemson
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
L 7–10
October 15at Louisville*L 28–30
October 22at Wake ForestW 34–14
October 29at Virginia Tech*W 16–10
November 5NC State
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
W 19–14
November 12at North CarolinaW 27–24
November 19Maryland
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA (rivalry)
W 24–23
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game time

Source:[1]

Roster[edit]

1988 Virginia Cavaliers football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
WR 17 John Ford
QB 12 Shawn Moore
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
LB 66 Jeff Lageman
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. ^ "1988 Virginia Cavaliers Schedule and Results". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 8, 2018.