| Sep 11, 2014
| 5:51 AM
All of the questions were going to be answered this season. This fall was supposed to be when Virginia settled on a quarterback and didn’t revert to the two-quarterback carousel it employed in 2011 and 2012.
It was going to be sophomore Greyson...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 9:26 PM
CHARLOTTESVILLE — As Virginia third-year defensive end Eli Harold pointed out, it had been 350 days since the football program had celebrated a victory. Saturday at Scott Stadium, Mike London was facing Richmond, his alma mater and former team,...
| 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...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 5:05 PM
CHARLOTTESVILLE — Judging from tight end Zachary Swanson's description of his dripping jersey after practices, Virginia's off week wasn't a study in rest and relaxation, which makes sense given everything U.Va. had to work on.
U.Va. (1-1) had a...
| Oct 15, 2013
Virginia's previously anemic offense has produced nearly 1,000 yards the last two weeks, and quarterback David Watford is fresh off his best game as a collegian. The chore is to translate that progress into victories.
Saturday's 27-26 setback at...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 3:04 PM
Just before the start of the football season, discussions about getting the running game back in gear were all the rage in Charlottesville. It was a topic that made Virginia's expected standouts' pulses race.
Kevin Parks gushed about making U.Va.'s...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 3:23 PM
On a practice field Sunday in Charlottesville, Virginia quarterback David Watford worked alone with many of his pass-catchers, an alleged repeat of the same scene from Saturday night after U.Va. returned from its 14-3 loss at Pittsburgh.
It was the kind...
| 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,...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 8:28 PM
A time-management glitch bit Virginia’s football team again Saturday as the Cavaliers, a yard away from the go-ahead touchdown, wasted a handful of critical seconds at the close of the first half against Georgia Tech.
But coach Mike London insists...
| Nov 2, 2013
Saturday marks the second time this football season that Virginia has hosted a top-10 opponent quarterbacked by a future NFL draft choice orchestrating a rapid-fire spread offense reinforced by an underrated defense.
The Cavaliers can only hope their...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 4:02 PM
Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd's memorable homecoming Saturday saddled Virginia with its sixth consecutive defeat, the second straight season the Cavaliers have endured such a streak.
A fifth-year senior from Phoebus High playing in only his second...