| Mar 31, 2012
| 12:32 PM
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.
| Aug 25, 2011
| 4:15 PM
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.
| Aug 30, 2011
| 10:08 AM
Coach | Melvin Moore (first year)
2010 | 2-8, 2-7 (8th)
Last playoff appearance | 1993
Division | 6
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...
| Sep 3, 2011
| 7:57 PM
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...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 1:36 PM
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....
| Sep 17, 2011
| 7:34 PM
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...
| Oct 15, 2011
| 4:02 PM
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...
| Oct 15, 2011
| 9:41 PM
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....
| Oct 15, 2011
| 6:19 PM
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’...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 3:15 PM
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...
| Oct 22, 2011
| 6:03 PM
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...