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Virginia Football picks up transfer portal O-lineman, Alabama high school defensive end

Virginia Football got some good news Sunday when it picked up two commitments, including a transfer portal player and a 3-star high school recruit from Alabama.


Virginia gets commitment from South Carolina offensive tackle Curry

Virginia offensive line coach Garett Tujague wasted no time to fill in spots along his depleted position room by landing a commitment Friday from Houston Curry, a 6-foot-7, 265-pound tackle from Simpsonville, S.C.


Football spring game set for April 23 at Scott Stadium

Virginia fans can now save the date for the debut of Cavalier football under Fralin Family Head Football Coach Tony Elliott. 


Elliott names Cox, Lamb to complete football coaching staff

Virginia football coach Tony Elliott announced today the hiring of Curome Cox and Taylor Lamb to complete the UVA coaching staff.


Catching up with all-time Virginia Football great Ray Roberts

All-time Virginia Football great Ray Roberts joins “The Jerry Ratcliffe Show” to talk about his days on Grounds, new coach Tony Elliott, and his work with Special Olympics.


Virginia tabs Gardner-Webb’s Taylor Lamb as new QB coach

Sources have told Football Scoop that Virginia’s Tony Elliott has landed his new quarterbacks coach in Taylor Lamb, offensive coordinator and QB coach for Gardner Webb University.


Brennan Armstrong among 13 UVA VaSID All-State honorees

Quarterback Brennan Armstrong was named the Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID) Offensive Player of the Year and was among 13 Cavaliers to earn All-State honors.


Scattershooting: Forbes lights up the ACC teleconference, Bennett looking for consistency & more UVA notes

Wake Forest coach Steve Forbes, who won Monday’s ACC coaches teleconference with some of his comments, was asked if beating Virginia in Charlottesville over the weekend was a validation as to how good the Demon Deacons are this season.


Air Force secondary coach confirms he’s been hired by Virginia

As reported here Saturday morning, former Air Force secondary coach Curome Cox has joined Tony Elliott’s Virginia staff.


Michigan State defensive end transfer to Virginia

Virginia has found some help for its depleted defense through the transfer portal.


UVA football makes offers to transfer portal linemen

Virginia has offered at least three offensive linemen presently in the transfer portal. The Cavaliers are in dire need of players at those positions after losing their entire starting offensive line, mostly as transfers.


Another Air Force coach to join Elliott’s coaching staff?

Could it be that Virginia may go back to Colorado Springs for another assistant football coach?


Quarterback Brennan Armstrong will return to Virginia

Thursday turned out to be a great news day for Virginia football fans.


Elliott hires Air Force’s John Rudzinski to lead Virginia’s defense

John Rudzinski, who led Air Force to the No. 4 national ranking in total defense, is the Cavaliers’ new defensive boss.


UVA wins another nail-biter: Don’t count out Tony Bennett

“The Jerry Ratcliffe Show” with Chris Graham welcomes Dr. Winston Gwathmey from UVA Orthopedics to recap Virginia’s 54-52 win over Virginia Tech and the latest news from Virginia Football.


Former UVA All-American Jim Bakhtiar passes away

Jamshid “Jim” Bakhtiar, a former Virginia football All-American, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 9. He was 88 years old.


Elliott names three to complete football strength and conditioning staff

Tony Elliott announced today three hires to complete the Cavalier football program’s strength and conditioning staff.


Scattershooting around UVA football and basketball …

Some good news from the transfer portal. We previously reported that Virginia had offered Stanford graduate transfer Andres Fox, and the defensive end/outside linebacker has decided to schedule a visit to Charlottesville.


Kevin Downing named UVA Football defensive assistant coach

Virginia football coach Tony Elliott announced today the hiring of Kevin Downing as an assistant coach. Downing will coach on the Cavaliers’ defensive side of the ball.


Slade: Elliott wants to reconnect with Virginia’s football past, boost recruiting

When Tony Elliott was introduced as Virginia’s new head football coach a few weeks ago, one of the faces in the crowd to greet him was former Cavaliers All-American Chris Slade.