| 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 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 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...
| 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...
| Oct 29, 2013
CHARLOTTESVILLE — Virginia quarterback David Watford considers his Clemson counterpart, Tajh Boyd, a mentor and friend, hardly a surprise given their shared position, roots and demeanor. But Saturday's clash between the Cavaliers and Tigers will...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 8:28 PM
A time-management glitch bit Virginia’s football team again Saturday as the Cavaliers, a yard away from the go-ahead touchdown, wasted a handful of critical seconds at the close of the first half against Georgia Tech.
But coach Mike London insists...
| 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...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 8:08 AM
Finding a creative way to lose doesn’t normally generate much of a buzz in Scott Stadium, where losing has become all too common, but Virginia’s 35-25 loss to Georgia Tech took some effort to achieve.
Other than the final score, and...
| Oct 22, 2013
CHARLOTTESVILLE — The tactical challenges of preparing for Georgia Tech's veer option are difficult enough. Paul Johnson's Yellow Jackets are fresh off a 56-0 beatdown of Syracuse, and last year they gouged the Cavaliers 56-20.
| Oct 19, 2013
| 6:41 PM
CHARLOTTESVILLE — As he stood on Virginia's sideline in the second half watching Duke's portion of the scoreboard run without any signs of stopping, Kevin Parks couldn't help but feel like he and his teammates called it a day at halftime.