|1984 Virginia Cavaliers football|
Peach Bowl champion
|Conference||Atlantic Coast Conference|
|1984 record||8–2–2 (3–1–2 ACC)|
|Head coach||George Welsh (3rd season)|
|Captain||Tom Kilgannon, Lester Lyles, Bob Olderman|
|Home stadium||Scott Stadium|
|1984 ACC football standings|
|No. 12 Maryland $||5||–||0||–||0||9||–||3||–||0|
|No. 20 Virginia||3||–||1||–||2||8||–||2||–||2|
Rankings from AP Poll
The 1984 Virginia Cavaliers football team represented the University of Virginia during the 1984 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Cavaliers were led by third-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.
The season was a historically successful one for Virginia. The school made their first appearance in the AP Poll in over 30 years when they entered at number 19 in week 11. Finishing the regular season with a 7–2–2 record, they were invited to Virginia's first ever bowl game, the 1984 Peach Bowl, where they defeated Purdue. They were ranked in the final AP Poll for the second time in school history and the first time since 1951, coming in at 20th.
|September 8||No. 3 Clemson*A||L 0–55|
|September 15||VMI*||W 35–7|
|September 22||at Navy*||W 21–9|
|September 29||at Virginia Tech*||W 26–23|
|October 6||at Duke||W 38–10|
|October 13||No. 20 Georgia Tech||T 20–20|
|October 20||Wake Forest||W 28–9|
|November 3||at No. 12 West Virginia*||W 27–7|
|November 10||NC State||W 45–0|
|November 17||at North Carolina||No. 19||T 24–24|
|November 24||No. 18 Maryland||L 34–45|
|December 31||vs. Purdue*||W 27–24|
- A.^ Clemson was under NCAA probation, and was ineligible for the ACC title. Therefore this game did not count in the league standings.
|1984 Virginia Cavaliers football team roster|
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