| Feb 13, 2013
| 3:05 PM
CHARLOTTESVILLE — As a West Coast guy, Steve Fairchild can't tell you much about the good barbecue spots along Tobacco Road. He actually had a hard time remembering the last time he was even in the state of Virginia when he was asked Tuesday...
| 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 3, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Last season, rotating Michael Rocco and David Watford at quarterback contributed mightily to Virginia’s 28-14 home loss to North Carolina State. Saturday, juggling Phillip Sims and Rocco created no hiccups as the Cavaliers dusted the Wolfpack 33-6....
| Nov 22, 2012
| 6:20 PM
BLACKSBURG — By the time kickoff arrives Saturday, Virginia quarterback Phillip Sims will have put fond recollections of his last trip to Lane Stadium in the past and moved on to the present.
In 2008, Sims, current U.Va. running back Perry Jones...
| 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...
| 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,...
| 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He's been replaced by a man who's had to learn what it's like to...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...