| Oct 23, 2013
| 3:31 PM
It might have been just one carry, but Taquan Mizzell's 36-yard run last Saturday in Virginia's 35-22 loss to Duke was an example of what he'd hoped to do all season, but wasn't able to accomplish.
All of the blazing speed and burst of quickness he...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 6:48 PM
Juggling quarterbacks usually is problematic, but Duke coach David Cutcliffe, an acclaimed teacher of the position, is making it work this season.
Last week’s 35-22 victory at Virginia was among the best examples. Starter Anthony Boone passed...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 9:26 PM
DUKE (5-2, 1-2 ACC) AT No. 14 (BCS) VIRGINIA TECH (6-1, 3-0 ACC)
WHEN: 3:30 p.m.
WHERE: Lane Stadium, Blacksburg.
THE SKINNY: Thursday's injury report made this game more interesting with the addition of cornerback Kyle Fuller...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 8:08 AM
Finding a creative way to lose doesn’t normally generate much of a buzz in Scott Stadium, where losing has become all too common, but Virginia’s 35-25 loss to Georgia Tech took some effort to achieve.
Other than the final score, and...
| Oct 29, 2013
CHARLOTTESVILLE — Virginia quarterback David Watford considers his Clemson counterpart, Tajh Boyd, a mentor and friend, hardly a surprise given their shared position, roots and demeanor. But Saturday's clash between the Cavaliers and Tigers will...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 9:10 AM
Florida State will seize a third consecutive ACC football championship in 2014. Bold statement there, ey? Almost as risky as forecasting shenanigans among judges at the Winter Olympics figure skating competition next month.
Where a handicapper really...
| Nov 10, 2013
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Virginia had lost by more than 20 points three times during this dismal football season. But given the caliber of opponent, those setbacks could be partially rationalized.
Saturday's can not.
North Carolina, an average team...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 7:44 AM
Virginia forced North Carolina into four third-and-longs in the first quarter Saturday. The Tar Heels converted each en route to a two-touchdown cushion and 45-14 victory.
“Those are critical points to get off the field and extend the drives,&...
| 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...