| Sep 24, 2010
| 4:02 PM
Every single moment of every Virginia football game, Perry Jones is right in the middle of something a running play, a kickoff return, a sideline meeting with a coach, a tete-a-tete with a teammate.
Considering where Jones was just 2 1/2 years ago,...
| Oct 1, 2010
| 1:41 PM
Marques Hagans walked into Al Groh's office the Monday of Florida State week in 2005 with a list in his pocket and a chip on his shoulder.
Hagans had unpleasantly vivid memories of his previous encounters with the Seminoles. Florida State had back-...
| Oct 7, 2010
| 6:31 AM
- Beamer credits opponents for fast starts
- Hokies have faced three first-half holes of at least 10 points
- Rallied to win two of those games
Virginia Tech fell behind Boise State and North Carolina State 17-0, East Carolina 17-7. Yet Hokies coach...
| Oct 9, 2010
| 6:52 PM
ATLANTA – As players and coaches from both teams gathered near midfield Saturday after Georgia Tech's 33-21 win against Virginia, one coach drew more attention than any other.
A long line of U.Va. players, coaches and athletic department...
| Oct 8, 2010
| 12:26 PM
When Jim Reid was preparing to enter his sixth season as the football coach at Richmond prior to the 2000 season, he was starting to feel the squeeze from scholarship reductions created by Title IX regulations.
He needed an edge. With a handful of...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 3:19 AM
I was Rich Murray’s biggest mistake, and he knew it the minute he handed me the keys to a state-owned van on that frosty March morning.
It was 1981, my senior year at James Madison University, and the men’s basketball team had just earned its...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 5:37 PM
A year ago, as Virginia finished a disappointing 4-8 first season under coach Mike London with its annual rivalry game against Virginia Tech, there was a sense that change needed to come in a hurry for the Cavaliers on the defensive side —...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 3:54 PM
Virginia is on the brink of ACC football history. All the Cavaliers need do is beat their decade-long, why-did-we-let-these-guys-in-our-conference nemesis.
Scale that wall Saturday and Virginia becomes the first ACC program to improve its league record...
| Nov 29, 2011
When ACC commissioner John Swofford called Monday, Virginia football coach Mike London anticipated a reprimand for his criticism of officials. Far from it.
Swofford informed London that he is the conference's 2011 Coach of the Year.
| Dec 5, 2011
| 5:53 PM
In his first two seasons at Virginia, Steve Greer already had packed away his football pads and gear by the end of November. His bowl game experience was limited to channel surfing.
Now, as U.Va. begins preparations for its Chick-fil-A Bowl matchup Dec....
| Dec 20, 2011
| 3:38 PM
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...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 5:37 AM
Transfers and suspensions can radically alter depth charts. Coaching staffs can change on a dime, witness North Carolina’s purging of Butch Davis last July.
But after Sunday’s deadline to declare for the NFL draft, now’s as good a...