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1931 Virginia Cavaliers football team

The 1931 Virginia Cavaliers football team represented the University of Virginia during the 1931 college football season. The Cavaliers were led by first-year head coach Fred Dawson and played their home games at the newly-constructed Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, Virginia. They competed as members of the Southern Conference, finishing with a conference record of 0–5–1 and a 1–7–2 record overall.

1931 Virginia Cavaliers football
ConferenceSouthern Conference
1931 record1–7–2 (0–5–1 SoCon)
Head coachFred Dawson (1st season)
CaptainWilliam Thomas[1]
Home stadiumScott Stadium
(Capacity: 22,000)
Seasons
← 1930
1932 →
1931 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Tulane $ 8 0 0     11 1 0
Tennessee 6 0 1     9 0 1
Alabama 7 1 0     9 1 0
Georgia 6 1 0     8 2 0
Maryland 4 1 1     8 1 1
Kentucky 4 2 2     5 2 2
LSU 3 2 0     5 4 0
South Carolina 3 3 1     5 4 1
Duke 3 3 1     5 3 2
Auburn 3 3 0     5 3 0
Sewanee 3 3 0     6 3 1
Vanderbilt 3 4 0     5 4 0
North Carolina 2 3 3     4 3 3
Washington and Lee 2 3 0     4 5 1
Florida 2 4 2     2 6 2
Georgia Tech 2 4 1     2 7 1
VMI 2 4 0     3 6 1
NC State 2 4 0     3 6 0
VPI 1 4 1     3 4 2
Clemson 1 4 0     1 6 2
Ole Miss 1 5 0     2 6 1
Virginia 0 5 1     2 6 1
Mississippi A&M 0 5 0     2 6 0
  • $ – Conference champion

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 19Roanoke*W 18–0
September 26Randolph–Macon*
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
T 7–7
October 3at MarylandL 6–7
October 10Sewanee
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
L 0–3
October 17VMI
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
L 3–18
October 24at Washington and Lee
L 0–18
October 31at Harvard*L 0–19
November 7at Columbia*L 0–27
November 14VPI
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA (rivalry)
T 0–0
November 26at North CarolinaL 6–13
  • *Non-conference game

Source:[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2017 Cavalier Football Fact Book" (PDF). Virginia Cavaliers Athletics. p. 119.
  2. ^ "1931 Virginia Cavaliers Schedule and Results". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 21, 2018.