| Sep 5, 2013
| 1:14 PM
David Watford admits he's mentally put himself in Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota's shoes. As a quarterback, it's hard not to envision what you might be able to do in an offense as frenetic as Oregon's.
That's not to say Watford doesn't have faith...
| 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,...
| May 22, 2013
| 1:21 PM
There are still 100 days left until the start of the college football season, but programs from Hampton Roads and the Commonwealth have been active enough to provide gossip material for an entire offseason.
The state's two biggest programs —...
| 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...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 7:18 PM
COLLEGE PARK – After 94 years of a closely contested Maryland-Virginia rivalry, it seemed appropriate that the last scheduled game came down to one desperate third-down pass, one field-goal attempt in the final seconds and one point separating the...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 8:53 PM
COLLEGE PARK — Maryland quarterback Caleb Rowe's second career start began under circumstances similar to his first as a freshman last season. It nearly ended with similar heartbreak for the 6-foot-3, 210-pound sophomore.
A year ago, after...