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Al Groh

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  • Given the quality of probable returnees, ACC football should keep improving

    Given the quality of probable returnees, ACC football should keep improving
    ACC football improved last season. Given the depths of 2007, that may be damning with faint praise, but the progress was undeniable. So is this: The conference should be better still in 2009. For only the second time in 16 years, the league's...
  • Inexperience doesn't slow Tech's receivers

    All season long, one of the biggest excuses for why Virginia Tech's offense has struggled so much has been the youth of its wide receivers. Youth didn't cause any problems at the position Saturday in Tech's 17-14 win against Virginia. Freshman Jarrett...
  • Hokies might need to call audible

    One program won the conference championship and goes to a BCS bowl for the second consecutive year. The other shuffled its coaching staff in the aftermath of its second losing season in three years. So, which program is set up to have a more effective...
  • Simply the best option

    With this college football season heading into its final stages, it's time for a little way-too-early look at what's going to happen next season in the Atlantic Coast Conference. After winning the ACC championship for a second straight season and going...
  • Signing Day quite different in D-III

    Christopher Newport coach Matt Kelchner's plan for National Signing Day begins with getting his three sons out of bed and fed breakfast, and perhaps folding laundry from the night before, while wife Kathryn prepares for school. From there, he plans to...
  • Keep this day circled

    Keep this day circled
    All it took was a single afternoon in January to crush two years of hard work toward the development of a plan to add an early signing period for college football. It doesn't look like the idea will see the light of day again in NCAA circles for quite...
  • Wallace OK with spread

    Watching Dominique Wallace run with the ball in his hands, it's difficult for him not to make a favorable impression on in-the-know onlookers. His blend of power and speed makes him tough to ignore. Just ask Virginia coach Al Groh. "He's got a motor and...
  • Groh excited for Peninsula signees

    There's no question Virginia coach Al Groh is excited to see exactly what kinds of players he has with new signees LoVante' Battle and Will Hill, but Groh indicated both players will have to make some adjustments. Battle, a 6-foot-1, 190-pound player...
  • Chad Wilt named Virginia defensive line coach

    Chad Wilt is back on the Virginia football staff. Wilt, a grad assistant during the 2004 and 2005 seasons, was announced Friday as the Cavaliers' defensive line coach. Wilt spent the past three seasons as the Liberty defensive line and special teams...
  • Virginia football assistant Pruett retires, ends long coaching career

    Virginia football assistant Pruett retires, ends long coaching career
    Virginia assistant head football coach Bob Pruett announced Wednesday he is stepping down from his position and will end his coaching career. Pruett came to the Cavalier program last February as the team's defensive coordinator. In December, Virginia...
  • Pruett steps down as U.Va. aide

    Pruett steps down as U.Va. aide
    — Virginia assistant head football coach Bob Pruett announced Wednesday he is stepping down from his position and will end his coaching career after one season with the Cavaliers. Pruett, 65, served as defensive coordinator last season. In...
  • Report: Prince may return to U.Va.

    The Daily Progress in Charlottesville reports that Virginia defensive coordinator Bob Diaco is leaving to take a similar position at Cincinnati. The newspaper's sources also indicated that former Cavalier offensive coordinator Ron Prince may be...