| Nov 28, 2013
CHARLOTTESVILLE — Craig Littlepage scrapped Thanksgiving with family in his native Pennsylvania. He's delegating more to underlings and isn't nearly as conversant about early season college basketball as he'd like.
"We're trying to fix football,...
| Dec 1, 2013
CHARLOTTESVILLE — Duke-North Carolina delivered a classic. Ohio State-Michigan, Georgia-Georgia Tech, Oregon-Oregon State all that and then some. Auburn-Alabama? Lord have mercy.
Virginia Tech-Virginia, not so much.
In a finale that reflected...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 3:50 PM
As he reflected Saturday after Virginia's 16-6 loss to Virginia Tech on what went wrong during the course of a dreadful 2-10 season, U.Va. tight end Jake McGee stammered and struggled to come up with the answers.
Summing up three months of frustration...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 12:35 PM
Though he could've had the chance to bolt the shaky situation in Charlottesville in the offseason, Virginia left tackle Morgan Moses decided to stay on board and finish up his senior season.
Given the continued decay of U.Va.'s football program, Moses...
| Nov 2, 2013
Saturday marks the second time this football season that Virginia has hosted a top-10 opponent quarterbacked by a future NFL draft choice orchestrating a rapid-fire spread offense reinforced by an underrated defense.
The Cavaliers can only hope their...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 10:21 PM
CHARLOTTESVILLE — Tajh Boyd happily spent most of the second half on a headset, morphing from record-setting quarterback to animated cheerleader and coaching consultant. This he did with Scott Stadium about two-thirds empty, aggravated fans more...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 10:59 PM
Two years older and wiser than his fellow Peninsula District product, Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd advised and encouraged Virginia counterpart David Watford early Saturday evening.
“What I told David is just keep leading,” Boyd said after...
| Nov 5, 2013
With both of its starting cornerbacks sidelined Saturday, Virginia allowed 435 passing yards to Clemson, the fourth-most against the Cavaliers in 124 seasons of football. A similar challenge awaits this week as Virginia's depleted secondary attempts to...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 4:37 PM
Daquan Romero doesn’t need a reminder that Virginia has duplicated the six-game losing streak it endured last season. He also doesn’t need his memory jogged about how North Carolina torched U.Va. last season with the screen pass.
| 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 9, 2013
| 9:48 PM
Virginia fell behind early and showed faint life thereafter Saturday, losing 45-14 at North Carolina.
The Cavaliers (2-8, 0-6 ACC) have lost seven consecutive games in a single season for the first time since 1981, a year that cost coach Dick Bestwick...