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  • Rocco needs to be a better quarterback if Virginia is to earn second consecutive bowl bid

    Rocco needs to be a better quarterback if Virginia is to earn second consecutive bowl bid
    The schedule appears tougher, the defense less stout. So if Virginia is to match or exceed last football season's encouraging 8-5 record, the burden likely falls to the offense. Translation: Incumbent starter Michael Rocco needs to be better. And he...
  • Menchville grad Richardson assumes bruising back persona for UVa

    Menchville grad Richardson assumes bruising back persona for UVa
    While spending a few days in Myrtle Beach, S.C., around the holidays in preparation for the Offense-Defense High School All-American Bowl, Clifton Richardson made sure he took copious mental notes on what he was seeing in practices. Richardson had...
  • Menchville is in a rut with 5 straight 2-8 seasons

    <big>Menchville is in a rut with 5 straight 2-8 seasons</big>
      THE VITALS Coach | Melvin Moore (first year) 2010 | 2-8, 2-7 (8th) Last playoff appearance | 1993 Division | 6 THE SCHEDULE Sept. 1 | Woodside (L, 57-9), 7 Sept. 9 | at Wilson (L, 21-19), 7 Sept. 15 | Denbigh (L, 28-17), 7 Sept. 23 | at...
  • Teel Time: Former Crabber David Watford more passer than runner in Virginia debut

    Freshman quarterback David Watford arrived at Virginia from Hampton High in January renowned more as a runner than passer. His Cavaliers debut contradicted that evaluation. Used in spot duty in place of starter Michael Rocco, Watford completed 3-of-5...
  • U.Va.'s Jones takes running against UNC's defense as personal challenge

    U.Va.'s Jones takes running against UNC's defense as personal challenge
    As soon as Virginia coach Mike London issued the challenge early in the practice week to his offense, Perry Jones didn't need any alternative interpretations of London's edict. It was a basic concept, but one without simple solutions on how to achieve it....
  • NOTEBOOK: Walker has tough outing in first start at free safety

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – With his first significant in-game playing time at free safety under his belt, Rijo Walker will have plenty to study coming out of Virginia's 28-17 loss to North Carolina. Walker, a Bethel High graduate, got his first career...
  • Virginia grinds out 24-21 victory over Georgia Tech

    Virginia grinds out 24-21 victory over Georgia Tech
    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Perry Jones ran for 149 of Virginia's 272 yards on the ground and the Cavaliers beat No. 12 Georgia Tech at its own game, 24-21, on Saturday night. The Cavaliers (4-2, 1-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) sealed the victory by...
  • Improbable upset of Georgia Tech London's signature moment at UVa

    Improbable upset of Georgia Tech London's signature moment at UVa
    Georgia Tech was 6-0 for the first time since the British Invasion. Virginia was in its worst ACC funk since disco was king. The Yellow Jackets' triple-option was baffling opponents. The Cavaliers' quarterback shuffle was baffling their own fans....
  • Teel Time: Virginia's tailback trio excels in victory over Georgia Tech

    Leftovers from Virginia’s 24-21 upset of No. 12 Georgia Tech on Saturday that didn’t make the print column linked here: * The Cavaliers don’t have college football’s best tailbacks, but they certainly have one of the game’...
  • U.Va. earns B+ at midseason

    U.Va. earns B+ at midseason
    Though Virginia's fan base hasn't entirely grasped that the Cavaliers could be on the verge of a breakthrough season, as evidenced by thousands of empty seats every fall Saturday afternoon in Scott Stadium, coach Mike London may indeed have his program on...
  • UVa coaches mismanage QBs, offense in loss to N.C. State

    UVa coaches mismanage QBs, offense in loss to N.C. State
    For the second consecutive football season, Virginia has followed a headliner victory with a head-scratching defeat. "These are tremendous learning pains we're going through," Cavaliers coach Mike London said. The Virginia fans streaming for the exits...