| 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...
| 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...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 8:19 PM
CHARLOTTESVILLE — University of Virginia second-year quarterback David Watford threw two touchdowns and ran for another, Kevin Parks set a new personal best, walk-on freshman Daniel Hamm had an outstanding college debut, and U.Va. overcame a shaky...
| Sep 24, 2013
CHARLOTTESVILLE — David Watford completed 47 passes in Virginia's first two games this season, versus Brigham Young and Oregon. None gained more than 20 yards, a conservative approach that left fans, and perhaps players and coaches, far too cranky...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 9:21 AM
Naturally, David Watford has much to prove as a college quarterback. He’s started only three games for Virginia, none on the road, and remains a unknown quantity as a passer, runner and decision-maker.
But the more I see of Watford off the field,...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 5:39 PM
After reviewing what Virginia coach Mike London hoped to get accomplished heading into Saturday's 14-3 loss at Pittsburgh, it was almost as if his offense was trying to do exactly the opposite in some areas during the game.
Last Monday, London said was...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 7:51 PM
Virginia coach Mike London is ready to make changes on his offensive line and at the wide receiver positions after seeing mistakes Saturday in U.Va.'s 14-3 loss at Pittsburgh. He'll also keep an eye this week on his injured kicker.
London said Sunday...
| Oct 1, 2013
CHARLOTTESVILLE — After three dismal performances in as many games against Bowl Subdivision opponents, Virginia's offense has exhausted coach Mike London's patience.
Adjusting to new coordinator Steve Fairchild? Youth at quarterback, receiver...
| 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...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 3:38 PM
CHARLOTTESVILLE — Penalties and turnovers were the theme as the Virginia football team fell to 2-3 on the season with a 48-27 loss to Mid-American Conference opponent Ball State (5-1) in front of a sparse crowd of just 38,228 at Scott Stadium on...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 3:46 PM
Before the season started, Tom O'Brien knew there could be some issues if Virginia didn't catch some breaks. A guy with his level of coaching experience can see into the future that way.
He looked at the roster and saw just seven seniors and 55...