| Mar 28, 2012
| 2:15 PM
Virginia's first football game in Hampton Roads was in 1900 against North Carolina. The Cavaliers defeated the Tar Heels 17-0 in Norfolk.
Virginia's most recent contest in these parts was in 1976 against VMI, also in Norfolk. The Cavaliers lost 13-7.
| Mar 29, 2012
| 6:39 AM
Clifton Richardson played the least of Virginia’s three tailbacks last season. But when rotated into the lineup, the rookie produced, most often in packages designed specifically for his power.
The trick during spring practice, coach Mike London...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 8:39 PM
The schedule was hardly ideal. Ride two-plus hours on a bus, the final 45 minutes through thick, Friday-afternoon traffic. Stroll off the bus, strap on pads and conduct a public spring practice at an unfamiliar venue.
But Virginia’s football team...
| Mar 31, 2012
| 12:32 PM
The schedule appears tougher, the defense less stout. So if Virginia is to match or exceed last football season's encouraging 8-5 record, the burden likely falls to the offense.
Translation: Incumbent starter Michael Rocco needs to be better.
| Aug 25, 2011
| 4:15 PM
While spending a few days in Myrtle Beach, S.C., around the holidays in preparation for the Offense-Defense High School All-American Bowl, Clifton Richardson made sure he took copious mental notes on what he was seeing in practices.
| Aug 30, 2011
| 10:08 AM
Coach | Melvin Moore (first year)
2010 | 2-8, 2-7 (8th)
Last playoff appearance | 1993
Division | 6
Sept. 1 | Woodside (L, 57-9), 7
Sept. 9 | at Wilson (L, 21-19), 7
Sept. 15 | Denbigh (L, 28-17), 7
Sept. 23 | at...
| Sep 3, 2011
| 7:57 PM
Freshman quarterback David Watford arrived at Virginia from Hampton High in January renowned more as a runner than passer. His Cavaliers debut contradicted that evaluation.
Used in spot duty in place of starter Michael Rocco, Watford completed 3-of-5...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 1:36 PM
As soon as Virginia coach Mike London issued the challenge early in the practice week to his offense, Perry Jones didn't need any alternative interpretations of London's edict. It was a basic concept, but one without simple solutions on how to achieve it....
| Sep 17, 2011
| 7:34 PM
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – With his first significant in-game playing time at free safety under his belt, Rijo Walker will have plenty to study coming out of Virginia's 28-17 loss to North Carolina.
Walker, a Bethel High graduate, got his first career...
| Oct 15, 2011
| 4:02 PM
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Perry Jones ran for 149 of Virginia's 272 yards on the ground and the Cavaliers beat No. 12 Georgia Tech at its own game, 24-21, on Saturday night.
The Cavaliers (4-2, 1-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) sealed the victory by...
| Oct 15, 2011
| 9:41 PM
Georgia Tech was 6-0 for the first time since the British Invasion. Virginia was in its worst ACC funk since disco was king.
The Yellow Jackets' triple-option was baffling opponents. The Cavaliers' quarterback shuffle was baffling their own fans....
| Oct 15, 2011
| 6:19 PM
Leftovers from Virginia’s 24-21 upset of No. 12 Georgia Tech on Saturday that didn’t make the print column linked here:
* The Cavaliers don’t have college football’s best tailbacks, but they certainly have one of the game’...