Football


Scattershooting: ACC divisions, the Terps, the Vols and lots of short yardage

Scattershooting around the ACC and UVA, while voting in favor of keeping conference divisional play in football …


Virginia and Tennessee to open 2023 season in Nashville

The Nashville Sports Council in conjunction with Virginia and Tennessee announced today that the Cavaliers and Volunteers will open their 2023 football seasons on Sept. 2 in the Music City at Nissan Stadium.


Virginia picks up reserve defensive tackle Davis from South Carolina

Virginia gained more depth for its defensive line on Monday when former South Carolina defensive tackle Devontae Davis reported on his Twitter account that he had transferred to UVA.


Nation’s No. 1 “athlete” in Class of ’23, Harbor, visits UVA football

Nyckoles Harbor, who has been offered by 50 schools, is a 6-foot-5, 225-pound, 5-star from Archbishop Carroll in Washington, D.C., and he is legit.


Virginia backfield gets boost from portal in former 4-star Miami RB Brown

With a lack of game experience at running back, Virginia got some good news from the transfer portal on Wednesday when former Miami running back Cody Brown announced he had committed to the Cavaliers.


State’s top wide receiver prospect Cam Seldon visiting UVA over weekend

Virginia hosted one of its major recruiting targets over the weekend, Northumberland wide receiver Cam Seldon.


Virginia’s Joey Blount, Ra’Shaun Henry sign NFL free-agent contracts

Joey Blount, a staple in UVA’s secondary during his five-year career under Bronco Mendenhall, has signed a deal with the Seattle Seahawks. Meanwhile, wide receiver Ra’Shaun Henry, who played the last two seasons for UVA, signed a free-agent deal with the Carolina Panthers.


State O-Lineman Surber picks UVA over Tennessee, WVU, Pitt and S. Carolina

Virginia gained its first football commitment for the Class of 2023 on Friday when Cole Surber, an offensive lineman from Nokesville, announced he would play for the Cavaliers.


Colts loved UVA TE Jelani Woods at first sight, draft him in 3rd round

Indianapolis Colts offensive coordinator Marcus Brady got a good look at massive Virginia tight end Jelani Woods in the Shrine Bowl back in January and knew he wanted the former Cavalier on his roster.


UVA makes cut for pair of 4-star defensive linemen, plus a Florida tight end

A pair of 4-star defensive linemen have kept Virginia on their final lists of programs, while the son of a former Cavalier star dropped by Charlottesville last Saturday to check things out.


Elliott believes WR Wicks has no limit on how good he can be

When Dontayvion Wicks broke Herman Moore’s 30-year record for most reception yards in a season last year, Virginia fans knew they had something special.


It wasn’t perfect, but Virginia’s defense showed life in spring game

If nothing else, Virginia fans who showed up for the Cavaliers’ Spring Game Saturday had to be encouraged by what was happening on the defensive side of the ball.


What you’ll see and not see in today’s Virginia Spring Game

It came as no surprise a couple of weeks ago when Virginia coach Tony Elliott said the Cavaliers’ defense was well ahead of the offense in early spring drills.


‘Jerry Ratcliffe Show’: The Big Wahoowa Weekend Preview

“The Jerry Ratcliffe Show” welcomes UVA superfan Michael Guthrie of Howard Hanna Roy Wheeler Realty to preview the big Wahoowa Weekend, with UVA baseball, softball and track and field all on Grounds, along with the football spring game.


Spring Football: Elliott focused on the big picture heading into Saturday’s spring game

In the years leading up to this one, Tony Elliott didn’t have any difficulty knowing where to place his focus on spring football games. He was all-in on offense. On Saturday, when Virginia lines up for its “Blue-White” game, its spring game, the head coach’s loyalty will be divided.


Blue-White Game highlights Wahoowa Weekend

A FANtastic weekend of events coupled with spectacular spring weather make for the perfect combination for the 2022 Wahoowa Weekend.


Spring Football: Starting over again, Tujague’s mission is a familiar one: ‘Fix It’

During a head-spinning, two-week span in January, Garett Tujague pulled off an amazing recruiting feat. Virginia’s offensive line coach convinced six high school prospects and two players out of the transfer portal to commit to the Cavaliers.


‘Jerry Ratcliffe Show’: Matt Schaub talks UVA career, NFL, NIL

UVA all-time great QB Matt Schaub joins “The Jerry Ratcliffe Show” to talk about his college career, his long time in the NFL, post-football life and reconnecting with his alma mater.


Spring Football: UVA’s new defensive coordinator wants Cavaliers to be simple, yet super aggressive

We’re not sure of John Rudzinski’s cooking background, but there’s one thing Virginia’s new defensive coordinator knows – that the transition of the Cavaliers’ defense from awful to solid isn’t going to happen overnight.


Spring Football: Armstrong should be even more lethal in new offense

Taylor Lamb hasn’t been a quarterbacks coach for long, but there’s one thing he already knew coming in – allow the QB to do what he does best. In Virginia’s case, “Let Brennan be Brennan.”