| Sep 11, 2013
| 3:04 PM
Just before the start of the football season, discussions about getting the running game back in gear were all the rage in Charlottesville. It was a topic that made Virginia's expected standouts' pulses race.
Kevin Parks gushed about making U.Va.'s...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 5:05 PM
CHARLOTTESVILLE — Judging from tight end Zachary Swanson's description of his dripping jersey after practices, Virginia's off week wasn't a study in rest and relaxation, which makes sense given everything U.Va. had to work on.
U.Va. (1-1) had a...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 8:19 PM
CHARLOTTESVILLE — University of Virginia second-year quarterback David Watford threw two touchdowns and ran for another, Kevin Parks set a new personal best, walk-on freshman Daniel Hamm had an outstanding college debut, and U.Va. overcame a shaky...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 1:14 PM
David Watford admits he's mentally put himself in Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota's shoes. As a quarterback, it's hard not to envision what you might be able to do in an offense as frenetic as Oregon's.
That's not to say Watford doesn't have faith...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 2:37 PM
With less than six weeks left before they tee it up for the first time and get the college football season under way, it's time for the annual media pilgrimage to the Atlantic Coast Conference “kickoff” event, where everything you wanted to...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 4:51 PM
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Though coach Mike London had a pretty good idea David Watford was the best candidate for Virginia's open quarterback spot heading into August after spring practices ended, it didn't hurt to have Navy Seals confirm London's...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 4:29 PM
When Virginia and Virginia Tech open preseason football practices Monday, both programs will have fewer than four weeks to get a good feel for which young players are ready to get on the field.
With no experience under their belt, projecting the success...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 5:07 PM
CHARLOTTESVILLE — David Watford doesn't even recognize the guy who didn't throw a single interception in 158 passes three years ago as a senior at Hampton High. That kid is gone.
He's been replaced by a man who's had to learn what it's like to...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 2:35 PM
CHARLOTTESVILLE — Gifted as they appear to be, neither of Virginia's quarterbacks has started a college game. Moreover, both redshirted last season and are adjusting to a new offensive coordinator.
Translation: If ever a team could use a workhorse,...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 6:22 PM
Virginia’s Jake McGee has the hip part of playing tight end down pat. Ask Miami, Penn State or Richmond. Or the Scott Stadium fans who witnessed his acrobatics last season.
Now comes the tedious part.
If McGee can become a proficient blocker, he...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 5:53 PM
After waiting for two years, including sitting through a post-freshman season redshirt year, Hampton High graduate David Watford is finally going to get his chance to be Virginia’s starting quarterback.
U.Va. coach Mike London announced Monday...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 1:34 PM
CHARLOTTESVILLE — Virginia's Taquan Mizzell isn't advertising any numbers for rushing yardage or touchdown goals heading into his freshman season, but he isn't afraid to make a comparison to another running back who posted impressive statistics as a...