| Sep 30, 2014
| 5:23 PM
Pregame nerves are a normal part of the routine for Virginia cornerback Demetrious Nicholson, but the fidgety, restless feeling he had Saturday before U.Va.’s 45-13 win against Kent State was different than past experiences.
Not since U.Va.’s...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 9:26 PM
DURHAM, N.C. — As he stared at the ground in dejection late Saturday afternoon, Virginia defensive end Eli Harold pondered missed opportunities in a 20-13 loss to Duke that knocked U.Va. out of sole possession of first in the Atlantic Coast...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 7:48 PM
It wasn’t as if Andrew Brown didn’t know what he was getting into when he arrived at Virginia and witnessed a slew of offensive linemen around 300 pounds, but it was a different story when he actually started working against those guys....
| Oct 14, 2014
CHARLOTTESVILLE — With a first-and-goal at Virginia's 4 and the nation's second-leading rusher in the backfield, there was no need for Pittsburgh to get cute. And sure enough, the Panthers handed the ball to James Conner.
Safeties Anthony Harris...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 5:32 PM
Virginia's fast start has been one of the most surprising stories in the Atlantic Coast Conference, but now the Cavaliers have to find a way to keep it going in less-than-inviting settings.
As challenging as U.Va.'s early-season schedule was, with games...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 4:40 PM
The mass email hit my inbox at 9:20 p.m. Saturday, less than three hours after Virginia's routine football flogging of Kent State. "2-0 in the ACC at Stake Next Saturday; Rock Scott!" the subject line trumpeted.
Interpret the effectiveness and need of...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 9:27 PM
It didn’t end up being the yawner it looked like it was going to be at halftime, but Virginia's hard-fought 24-19 victory Saturday night against Pittsburgh carried great significance in Charlottesville no matter how it was earned.
U.Va. is only...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 3:42 PM
After being on the roster of Virginia teams that were 2-4 at the midpoints of each of the last two seasons, quarterback Matt Johns knew how important getting to 4-2 this season could be for a rebuilding program.
He talked with fellow U.Va. quarterback...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 12:44 AM
With Demetrious Nicholson standing on the sideline before Virginia’s 24-19 win against Pittsburgh wearing his No. 1 jersey with sweatpants and sneakers on, it became pretty apparent what his future held, but coach Mike London made it official....
| Oct 3, 2014
| 3:29 PM
BLACKSBURG — As unsettled as the Atlantic Coast Conference's Coastal Division is in early October, no further motivation than the chance to make statements should be necessary for Virginia and Virginia Tech to play well Saturday in division...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 2:48 AM
Virginia was hardly a natural candidate to dent Brigham Young’s perennially rugged defense. Entering Saturday’s road game, the Cavaliers stood 93rd nationally in rushing, 96th in passing and 105th in total offense.
Not inspiring numbers when...