Football


Virginia offers Eastern Kentucky receiver with impressive numbers

Virginia football is trying to rebuild depth in its wide receiver room and reached out with an offer to former Eastern Kentucky’s Jayden Higgins on Wednesday.


UVA presents diplomas to families of three slain football players

The three slain UVA football players, D’Sean Perry, Devin Chandler and Lavel Davis Jr., have been awarded posthumous degrees by the university.


UVA snags second wide receiver commitment in two days with North Carolina’s Titus Ivy

Titus Ivy, a 6-foot-4, three-star wide receiver from Cox Mill High School in Concord, N.C., announced on his Twitter account Tuesday morning that he had committed to Virginia.


Virginia gains commitment from Georgia high school all-time leading receiver Gibson

Jaden Gibson, a 6-foot-1, 3-star prospect from Rabun County High School in Tiger, Ga., chose the Cavaliers over offers from Georgia Southern, Middle Tennessee State, Army, Dartmouth, Richmond and others.


Billy Kemp IV joins Wicks in declaring for the NFL Draft

Billy Kemp IV, who finished with the fourth-most pass receptions in Virginia history, announced Monday night that he will forgo his final year of eligibility and declare for the NFL Draft.


UVA safety Chalmers joins six other Wahoos in transfer portal Monday

Virginia’s secondary was hit hard by the transfer portal when Chayce Chalmers joined Fentrell Cypress II in announcing they were leaving the program.


UVA’s Dontayvion Wicks says he will enter NFL Draft

Virginia wide receiver Dontayvion Wicks has announced that he will declare for the NFL Draft and not return to the Cavaliers program for the 2023 season.


Virginia QBs coach Lamb invited to AFCA 35 Under 35 Coaches Leadership Institute

Virginia quarterbacks coach Taylor Lamb is slated to participate in the American Football Coaches Association 35 Under 35 Coaches Leadership Institute at the 2023 convention. Lamb was chosen from a pool from a field of over 150 applicants.


UVA starting corner Cypress reportedly entering transfer portal

Cypress, from Rock Hill, S.C., started nine games for Virginia this past season. He led the ACC in passes broken up with 14 and was fourth in the nation in passes defended per game with 1.56 per game. He made 39 tackles this season.


Clemson to Orange Bowl, one of nine ACC schools headed to postseason

Led by league champion Clemson’s seventh appearance in the Capital One Orange Bowl, the Atlantic Coast Conference placed nine teams in football postseason games on Sunday.


Virginia offers dynamic, All-CAA passing QB Muskett from Monmouth

In hopes of shoring up its quarterback position, Virginia has offered Monmouth three-year starter Tony Muskett, a first-team All-CAA player in 2021.


Podcast: Brennan Armstrong enters the transfer portal

This week’s “Jerry Ratcliffe Show” podcast covers the breaking news about Brennan Armstrong entering the transfer portal, catches up with the third-ranked UVA Basketball team, then wraps with Chris Graham interviewing Jerry about his pending induction into the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame.


UVA QB Brennan Armstrong enters the transfer portal

The left-handed passer from Ohio broke just about every Virginia offensive record during his time as the Cavaliers’ quarterback, and would leave the UVA program with more than 9,000 yards passing.


Seven Cavaliers receive All-ACC recognition

Cornerback Anthony Johnson, a first team All-ACC selection, led a group of seven Virginia football student-athletes were recognized as All-ACC performers on Tuesday.


Maye claims multiple ACC Player of the Year Awards

North Carolina redshirt freshman quarterback Drake Maye, who leads the nation in total offense and keyed the Tar Heels to the Coastal Division title, has been voted the 2022 Atlantic Coast Conference Football Player of the Year.


Virginia HOF’s 50th class will have a Charlottesville/UVA flavor

The class, as selected by the Hall of Fame’s Board of Directors and Honors Court Committee, features athletes, coaches, and contributors that have enjoyed success at all levels of sport.


Patriots owner loans team plane to UVA football team to attend teammates’ funerals

Thanks to the generosity of New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, the University of Virginia football team managed to attend funeral and memorial services of their three fallen teammates at no cost.


Perkins goes down fighting in NFL starting debut loss to Chiefs

Bryce Perkins was faced with a challenging task in his first NFL start on Sunday, when the former Virginia star quarterback took on the Kansas City Chiefs on the road. Perkins and the LA Rams fell short, 26-10.


Former UVA QB Bryce Perkins may get first NFL start today vs. Chiefs

There’s a good chance that former Virginia quarterback Bryce Perkins will get his first starting NFL assignment Sunday when the LA Rams travel to Kansas City.


NFL gives huge gift to ‘UVA Strong Fund’ to support families of 3 slain players

The NFL has made a $100,000 commitment to the University of Virginia’s “UVA Strong Fund,” in support of the families of three slain Cavaliers football players.