| Sep 8, 2013
CHARLOTTESVILLE — Admirably and quite inaccurately, David Watford shouldered the blame. One touchdown in 16 possessions? Four turnovers and no downfield passing game? Anemic rushing for the second time in as many games?
"It wasn't really the...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 9:20 PM
Many of my esteemed Daily Press colleagues have forgotten more college football games than I’ve seen in my 19 years in journalism (NOT an age insult; just a tip of the hat to experience), but I’ve still witnessed my share of jaw-dropping speed...
| 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,...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 8:07 AM
Last week Logan Thomas became the first quarterback in Virginia Tech history to pass for 300-plus yards in two consecutive games. Do I hear three?
Here are several reasons to like Thomas’ chances Saturday against Maryland:
First and foremost,...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 2:51 PM
Returning to practice after a late-season off week, Virginia football coach Mike London had to get a few questions answered early this week.
With his team slogging its way through a 2-8 season and a seven-game losing streak, London wanted to know if...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 2:24 PM
Just 19 months after it was first tossed out, Mel Kiper's prediction that NFL general managers would one day get googly-eyed over Virginia Tech's Logan Thomas and make him a top five draft pick seems ridiculous.
Of course, after just one season as a...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 4:35 PM
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Virginia’s season-long struggle with turnovers took a particularly nasty turn Saturday, as the Cavaliers gave up 28 points on three interceptions and a fumble recovery in a 45-26 loss to Miami that kept them winless in...
| Nov 26, 2013
CHARLOTTESVILLE — Virginia hasn't won a football game in more than two months and hasn't beaten Virginia Tech in 10 years. The Cavaliers rank last among ACC teams in turnover margin, and for the first time this season coach Mike London's...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 3:55 PM
BLACKSBURG — Though linebacker Tariq Edwards still stung from Virginia Tech's overtime loss Nov. 16 to Maryland, a fan who bumped into Edwards over the weekend during a shopping trip forced him to move on.
While cruising the aisles in Wal-Mart,...