| 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...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 7:20 PM
More notes from Maryland’s 27-26 victory over Virginia:
* For the second straight game, Maryland had zero takeaways. The Terps had been among the best teams in the nation in forcing turnovers over their first four games.
* Will Likely is still...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 6:47 PM
CHARLOTTESVILLE — By the time No. 2 Oregon was done dismantling Virginia 59-10 on Saturday, there was a sense U.Va. had enough mistakes to review and inefficiencies to correct to keep them busy for longer than just the upcoming off week.
| 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 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 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 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...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 2:37 PM
With less than six weeks left before they tee it up for the first time and get the college football season under way, it's time for the annual media pilgrimage to the Atlantic Coast Conference “kickoff” event, where everything you wanted to...