| Mar 5, 2013
| 4:30 PM
CHARLOTTESVILLE — After seeing how Virginia strayed from the ground game late last season, running back Kevin Parks' worst fear was coach Mike London transforming U.Va.'s offense into a passing-game-obsessed operation behind a new offensive...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 4:30 PM
CHARLOTTESVILLE – There was a time when a day spent away from the football field for Clifton Richardson meant stretching and keeping limber could be put on the backburner. Those weren't exactly priorities in his life.
That's what he thought when...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 9:48 PM
Virginia fell behind early and showed faint life thereafter Saturday, losing 45-14 at North Carolina.
The Cavaliers (2-8, 0-6 ACC) have lost seven consecutive games in a single season for the first time since 1981, a year that cost coach Dick Bestwick...
| Nov 10, 2013
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Virginia had lost by more than 20 points three times during this dismal football season. But given the caliber of opponent, those setbacks could be partially rationalized.
Saturday's can not.
North Carolina, an average team...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 7:44 AM
Virginia forced North Carolina into four third-and-longs in the first quarter Saturday. The Tar Heels converted each en route to a two-touchdown cushion and 45-14 victory.
“Those are critical points to get off the field and extend the drives,&...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 4:29 PM
When Virginia and Virginia Tech open preseason football practices Monday, both programs will have fewer than four weeks to get a good feel for which young players are ready to get on the field.
With no experience under their belt, projecting the success...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 5:07 PM
CHARLOTTESVILLE — David Watford doesn't even recognize the guy who didn't throw a single interception in 158 passes three years ago as a senior at Hampton High. That kid is gone.
He's been replaced by a man who's had to learn what it's like to...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 2:35 PM
CHARLOTTESVILLE — Gifted as they appear to be, neither of Virginia's quarterbacks has started a college game. Moreover, both redshirted last season and are adjusting to a new offensive coordinator.
Translation: If ever a team could use a workhorse,...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 6:22 PM
Virginia’s Jake McGee has the hip part of playing tight end down pat. Ask Miami, Penn State or Richmond. Or the Scott Stadium fans who witnessed his acrobatics last season.
Now comes the tedious part.
If McGee can become a proficient blocker, he...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 5:53 PM
After waiting for two years, including sitting through a post-freshman season redshirt year, Hampton High graduate David Watford is finally going to get his chance to be Virginia’s starting quarterback.
U.Va. coach Mike London announced Monday...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 1:34 PM
CHARLOTTESVILLE — Virginia's Taquan Mizzell isn't advertising any numbers for rushing yardage or touchdown goals heading into his freshman season, but he isn't afraid to make a comparison to another running back who posted impressive statistics as a...