1984 Peach Bowl in Atlanta: Playing in its first-ever bowl game, Virginia—with Coach George Welsh at the helm—trailed Purdue by 10 points at halftime before rallying to win, 27-24, as Don Majkowski outdueled Jim Everett in a battle of future NFL quarterbacks.
1991 Sugar Bowl in New Orleans: After starting the 1990 season with seven straight wins and being ranked No. 1 for the first time in school history, UVA—behind running back Terry Kirby—stormed out to a 16-0 halftime lead in the New Year’s Day game before losing 23-22 to No. 10 Tennessee.
2002 Continental Tire Bowl in Charlotte: Behind strong performances from Wali Lundy, Matt Schaub and Marques Hagans, UVA—led by Coach Al Groh—snapped a four-game bowl losing streak with a 48-22 win over 15th-ranked West Virginia in front of a crowd of 73,535.
2005 Music City Bowl in Nashville: UVA rallied in the fourth quarter to tie with Minnesota on a Lundy touchdown, then won the game on a Connor Hughes field goal with just over a minute to play.
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