| Oct 19, 2013
| 6:40 PM
After taking a step forward Oct. 12 in his maturation as a quarterback in Virginia’s 27-26 loss at Maryland, David Watford carried that poise over to the first 26 1/2 minutes Saturday against Duke.
That’s as far as Watford’s newfound...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 6:35 PM
It turns out the only major casualty from Virginia’s 19-16 win Saturday against Brigham Young was Cavaliers coach Mike London’s voice.
Losing his voice sometime in the third quarter didn’t cause any problems during the game, but it...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| May 31, 2013
| 8:14 AM
A year after his celebrated transfer from Alabama, quarterback Phillip Sims’ Virginia career is finished, his time here marked by distraction and disappointment rather than victories and touchdowns.
For this Sims has no one to blame but himself....
| 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...