2021 Football Quick Facts

A QUICK LOOK AT VIRGINIA
Location: Charlottesville, VA  22904
Founded by: Thomas Jefferson, 1819
Enrollment: 25,642 (Undergraduate 17,314)
President: James E. Ryan
Athletics Director: Carla Williams
Faculty Athletics Rep: Carrie M. Heilman
Nicknames: Cavaliers, Wahoos, ‘Hoos
Mascot: Cavalier
Colors: Orange & Blue
Song: Good Old Song
Affiliations: NCAA, Division I (FBS), Atlantic Coast Conference (Coastal Division)
Twitter: @UVAFootball@VirginiaSports
PROGRAM HISTORY
First Year of Football: 1888 (2021 will be the 132nd season) | 2020 Schedule
Total Number of Games: 1,339
All-Time Record: 673-618-48 | Season-by-Season (PDF)
All-Time Winning Percentage: .520537
Winning Seasons: 72
Losing Seasons: 50
.500 Season: 9
STADIUM
Stadium Complex: Carl Smith Center, Home of David A. Harrison Field at Scott Stadium
Official Capacity: 61,500
Largest Crowd: 64,947 – Aug. 30, 2008 (USC 52, UVA 7)
Playing Surface: Prescription Athletic Turf
Total Games Played at Site: 483
All-Time Stadium Record: 277-194-12 (.585921)
First Game at Site: Oct. 15, 1931 (VMI 18, UVA 3)
FOOTBALL INFORMATION
2020 Record: 5-5 | Season Statistics | Results
ACC Record (Finish): 6-2 (First in Coastal Division)
Bowl Game: Opted Out
Starters Returning: 17 (10 on offense, 7 on defense, plus long snapper)
Starters Lost: 9 (3 on offense, 6 on defense, plus punter/holder and placekicker)
Lettermen Returning: 49
Lettermen Lost: 21
Offensive Alignment: Multiple Formation
Defensive Alignment: 3-4
HEAD COACHES
Number of Coaches: 40
100+ Win Coaches: 1
Most Victories: 134 – George Welsh (1982-2000)
Best Winning Percentage: .727 – Art Guepe (1946-52)
Most Conference Wins: 85 – George Welsh
Longest Tenure: 19 seasons – George Welsh
Most Bowl Games: 12 – George Welsh
College Football Hall of Fame: 3 (Last in 2004)
Virginia Sports Hall of Fame: 1 (Last in 2009)
COACH BRONCO MENDENHALL
Seasons: 2016-Present (2021 will be his sixth season at UVA) – Bronco Mendenhall Bio
UVA Record: 30-32 (five seasons)
Overall Career Head Coaching Record: 129-75 (.632) – 204 games
Career Conference Record: 57-32 (.640) – 89 games
Career vs. Non-Conference Opponents: 72-42 (.632) – 114 games
Career vs. Ranked Opponents (AP poll): 9-26 (.257) – 35 games
UVA Record at Scott Stadium: 22-10 (five seasons)
UVA Record on the Road: 6-20 (five seasons)
UVA Record at Neutral Fields: 2-2 (five seasons)
Career Record in Bowl Games: 7-7 (.500) – 14 games
Twitter: @UVACoachBronco
UVA ATHLETICS MEDIA RELATIONS
Main Office Phone: (434) 982-5500
Fax: (434) 982-5525
Scott Stadium Press Box: (434) 296-5910, (434) 295-2453
Assistant AD for Media Relations: Jim Daves  Office: (434) 243-2467 Emailjimdaves@virginia.edu  Twitter: @JimDaves
Primary Contact for Football: Vincent Briedis  Office: (434) 982-5533  Emailbriedis@virginia.edu  Twitter: @VincentBriedis
Media Relations Mailing Address: P.O. Box 400853, Charlottesville, VA 22903-4853
Overnight Package Delivery: 295 Massie Road, Charlottesville, VA 22904