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Virginia controls line of scrimmage in 48-0 pounding of Duke, moves into 2nd place in Coastal

In Saturday’s homecoming game against Duke, the Cavaliers put it all together and defeated the Blue Devils for the seventh consecutive time.


UVA-Duke notes and quotes

Postgame Virginia team/player stats and quotes from Duke’s David Cutcliffe and quarterback Gunnar Holmberg.


Virginia will honor Hall of Famer Poindexter and football program’s first black players at today’s game

Anthony Poindexter, an All-American defensive back for Hall of Famer George Welsh, will be honored, and the first five black players to integrate UVA football in 1970 will also receive a special tribute by the Virginia Football Alumni Club.


UVA’s coordinators see steady improvement going into Duke game

At the midpoint of the season, Virginia fans should be encouraged about what has developed and will continue to develop in the second half, particularly with the Cavaliers’ offense.


Will Virginia be destination for nation’s No. 1 offensive tackle, Zach “Big Nasty” Rice?

Zach Rice, a five-star prospect from Lynchburg’s Liberty Christian Academy, has made up his mind and will reveal his choice between five finalists: Virginia, North Carolina, Alabama, Notre Dame and Ohio State.


Cutcliffe: How do you stop Virginia’s big passing game? Say a good prayer

Heading to Virginia to face the nation’s top passing offense, Duke coach David Cutcliffe was asked how the Blue Devils planned to defend the Cavaliers. “I guess you start every morning with a good prayer, right?” Cutcliffe said.


Poindexter to be honored at Virginia-Duke game on Saturday

The University of Virginia and The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame announced today that they will jointly honor 2020 College Football Hall of Fame electee Anthony Poindexter.


Game Notes: Virginia prepares for Homecoming Weekend game with Duke

Virginia (4-2, 2-2 ACC) returns home for the first time since Sept. 24 to host ACC Coastal Division foe, Duke (3-3, 1-2 ACC) on Saturday at Scott Stadium.


College football needs to clarify what targeting really is

After watching two controversial targeting calls overturned in Virginia games at Miami and Louisville, I couldn’t help but ask Bronco Mendenhall about those rulings during his weekly press conference on Monday.


Virginia lands another big receiver over Hokies and Oregon

Virginia football landed another rangy receiver to its Class of 2022 on Monday when 6-foot-5 Sean Wilson announced he would be a Cavalier.


UVA DB Hayes enters transfer portal

Josh Hayes, a defensive back who transferred to Virginia from North Dakota State during the offseason, has entered the transfer portal again, leaving the Cavalier secondary one player shy for the second half of the season.


Armstrong collects third ACC Player of the Week award

Virginia quarterback Brennan Armstrong was named the ACC Quarterback of the Week for the third time this season. Armstrong is the fourth quarterback in UVA history to win the award three times in one season.


Virginia-Georgia Tech game will kick at 7:30 p.m.

The Atlantic Coast Conference announced today the start time for Virginia’s Oct. 16 football home game against Georgia Tech will be at 7:30 p.m. The game will be televised on ACC Network.


Armstrong back on top of nation’s passers, but his leadership is just as important

If Virginia fans wondered what quarterback Brennan Armstrong was made of, they found out Saturday when their team trailed by 17 points going into the fourth quarter.


UVA-Louisville postgame quotes

Postgame quotes from the Virginia-Louisville football game.