Football


Virginia Football getting another transfer in Georgia Tech defensive end

According to sources, Virginia Football is getting its third transfer in Georgia Tech defensive end Chico Bennett Jr.


UVA’s Ronde Barber among final 15 hoping for Pro Football Hall of Fame selection

A player who helped redefine the slot corner position in the NFL, former Virginia star Ronde Barber, has made the short list for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.


UVA-Abilene ending retires the trophy for SVP’s “BAD BEAT$”

Virginia has won another national title, although this one won’t put some new brass in the Wahoos’ trophy case.


UVA’s greatest passer, Matt Schaub, hanging up NFL cleats after 16 years

Matt Schaub, the greatest passer in UVA history from 2000 to 2003, is hanging up his cleats after a lengthy NFL career.


Rams move Bryce Perkins off practice squad to backup after Goff fractures finger

Former Virginia record-breaking quarterback Bryce Perkins has been moved up to the Los Angeles Rams backup quarterback position heading into this week’s game against the Arizona Cardinals.


Oklahoma State starting TE says he’s committed to Virginia

Bronco Mendenhall received an early Christmas present on Thursday when Oklahoma State starting tight end Jelani Woods announced he had committed to Virginia.


LB recruit Lex Long joins the ‘Jerry Ratcliffe Show’

Featured guest, Virginia football recruit from the Cavaliers’ Top 25 recruiting class, linebacker Lex Long, joints Hootie to talk about the 3-star’s high school career, being a part of the highest-ever ranked Bronco Mendenhall recruiting class, and how the recruits got together and surprised the coaches.


Virginia places five on 2020 All-ACC Football Team

The Virginia football team had five Cavaliers named to the 2020 All-ACC Football team, announced Tuesday by the league.


Former 4-star Louisville DB announces he’s transferring to Virginia

Virginia has added a transfer player to its roster for 2021, a player who can help help the Cavaliers’ secondary.


Bronco announces nine players will return for extra year

Virginia football coach Bronco Mendenhall announced Monday night that nine, fourth- and fifth-year players will return to the Cavaliers program in 2021.


Georgia running back Foston could be the steal of Virginia’s recruiting class

One of the most intriguing players from the new crop of Georgian Wahoos is running back Amaad Foston of Milledgeville, a small town northeast of Macon along the Oconee River. In Milledgeville, Foston is a household name.


A closer look at Virginia’s five 4-star football recruits … these guys are good!

Virginia hasn’t been accustomed to signing 4-star football recruits in recent years, but this year’s Top 25 signing class boasts five of ‘em.


UVA Football releases list of Class of 2021 early signing day recruits

Bronco Mendenhall welcomed in the highest ranked recruiting class of his career Wednesday, when 24 players signed national letters of intent with Virginia.


Bronco expecting 5 to 7 seniors to accept additional year of eligibility

Bronco Mendenhall said on his season-ending radio show Monday night that he expects five to seven seniors will return to next year’s team due to the extra year of eligibility granted by the NCAA’s Covid-19 policy.


UVA football declines opportunity for bowl, ends 2020 season

Virginia Athletics department announced Sunday that the Cavalier football program has completed its 2020 season and will decline to participate in any postseason bowl game.


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