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2005 Virginia Cavaliers football team

The 2005 Virginia Cavaliers football team represented the University of Virginia in the 2005 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team's head coach was Al Groh. They played their home games at Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, Virginia.

2005 Virginia Cavaliers football
U of Virginia text logo.svg
Music City Bowl champion
Music City Bowl, W 34–31 vs. Minnesota
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
DivisionCoastal
2005 record7–5 (3–5 ACC)
Head coachAl Groh (5th season)
Offensive coordinatorRon Prince (3rd season)
Defensive coordinatorAl Golden (5th season)
Home stadiumScott Stadium
(Capacity: 61,500)
Seasons
← 2004
2006 →
2005 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Atlantic Division
No. 23 Florida State xy$   5 3         8 5  
No. 18 Boston College x   5 3         9 3  
No. 21 Clemson   4 4         8 4  
Wake Forest   3 5         4 7  
NC State   3 5         7 5  
Maryland   3 5         5 6  
Coastal Division
No. 7 Virginia Tech x   7 1         11 2  
No. 17 Miami   6 2         9 3  
Georgia Tech   5 3         7 5  
North Carolina   4 4         5 6  
Virginia   3 5         7 5  
Duke   0 8         1 10  

Championship: Florida State 27, Virginia Tech 22
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 36:30 PMWestern Michigan*No. 23ESPN360W 31–1961,244
September 1712:00 PMat Syracuse*No. 20ESPN2W 27–2440,027
September 243:30 PMDukeNo. 19
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
ESPN360W 38–761,021
October 112:00 PMat MarylandNo. 18JPSL 33–4552,656
October 81:00 PMat No. 17 Boston CollegeNo. 25ABCL 17–2835,286
October 158:00 PMNo. 5 Florida State 
ESPNW 26–2163,106
October 2212:00 PMat North CarolinaNo. 24JPSL 5–752,000
November 53:30 PMTemple*
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
W 51–357,060
November 123:30 PMNo. 24 Georgia Tech
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
ABCW 27–1760,061
November 1912:00 PMNo. 6 Virginia Tech
ESPNL 14–5263,344
November 263:30 PMat No. 10 MiamiABCL 17–2537,629
December 3012:00 PMvs. Minnesota*ESPNW 34–3140,519

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PersonnelEdit

2005 Virginia Cavaliers football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB Marques Hagans
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

ReferencesEdit