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Mike London

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  • The beat goes on, as Virginia Tech dominates Virginia again

    The beat goes on, as Virginia Tech dominates Virginia again
    Virginia was 6 yards from the tying touchdown, 6 yards from igniting Scott Stadium, 6 yards from telling Virginia Tech this time would be different. But first the Cavaliers needed 2 yards on fourth down, and rather than settle for a field goal, coach...
  • Now is the time for Virginia to end drought against Virginia Tech

    CHARLOTTESVILLE — Black Friday could not set up any better for Virginia. Beat Virginia Tech and the Cavaliers go bowling. Beat Virginia Tech and they end the Hokies' 21-year postseason streak. Beat Virginia Tech and they snap the longest losing skid...
  • At 2-1 again, Virginia vows to avoid slides of last two seasons

    At 2-1 again, Virginia vows to avoid slides of last two seasons
    CHARLOTTESVILLE — Virginia defeated Brigham Young to open last season. The Cougars finished 8-5, the Cavaliers 2-10. Virginia bested Penn State early in 2012. The Nittany Lions went 8-4, the Cavaliers 4-8. Senior linebacker Henry Coley, a team...
  • Virginia seniors savor opportunity to exit with a win in Chick-fil-A Bowl

    Virginia seniors savor opportunity to exit with a win in Chick-fil-A Bowl
    Mike London remembers all too well his final college football game, the last time he stripped off his University of Richmond uniform. London was a captain of that 1982 squad, which exited not only with a 28-17 home loss to William and Mary, but also...
  • Opener versus UCLA just start of Virginia's harsh schedule

    CHARLOTTESVILLE — Football lifetimes have passed since Virginia and UCLA agreed to a two-game series that begins Saturday at Scott Stadium and concludes with next season's opener at the Rose Bowl. 'Twas February 2009, and rookie head coach Mike...
  • Virginia meets defenseless North Carolina in swing game

    CHARLOTTESVILLE — The highest-scoring game in Scott Stadium's 84-year history was Virginia's 63-47 victory over Tulane in 1968. Might that benchmark be threatened Saturday when the Cavaliers face North Carolina? Virginia's defensive excellence...
  • It's one step forward, two steps back in Mike London's first season as coach

    It's one step forward, two steps back in Mike London's first season as coach
    As folks prepared to turn their clocks back Saturday, Virginia's football team took several steps back. "It's the most difficult thing on the planet Earth to lose that way," Cavaliers receiver Dontrelle Inman said. "Disheartening and disappointing,"...
  • Playing Watford as a true freshman a risk worth taking for UVa

    Playing Watford as a true freshman a risk worth taking for UVa
    The best quarterbacks in University of Virginia history — Shawn Moore, Aaron Brooks and Matt Schaub — did not play as true freshman. No surprise. Any college coach worth his courtesy rig will tell you quarterbacks, more than any, are better...
  • U.Va.'s season, London's future hinge on two-game stretch that starts with Miami

    CHARLOTTESVILLE — The email arrived just after midnight Sunday: ESPN2 had slotted Virginia's home football game versus Miami this Saturday for 7 p.m. Upon tweeting the news, I heard instantly from a Hurricanes fan. "Season ended an hour ago."...
  • UVa coaches mismanage QBs, offense in loss to N.C. State

    UVa coaches mismanage QBs, offense in loss to N.C. State
    For the second consecutive football season, Virginia has followed a headliner victory with a head-scratching defeat. "These are tremendous learning pains we're going through," Cavaliers coach Mike London said. The Virginia fans streaming for the exits...
  • Bowl bid secured, time for Virginia to get greedy

    Bowl bid secured, time for Virginia to get greedy
    COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Virginia didn't earn a championship Saturday. Or clinch a winning season. Or even beat a quality opponent. Yet there the Cavaliers were, dancing outside their locker room as the band played and fans cheered and administrators...