Football

UVA delayed trip to Tallahassee until Friday night to assure it had only healthy players

According to sources in Virginia and Texas, the Cavaliers found out this week that their players had been exposed to the COVID-19 virus from the Abilene Christian game in Charlottesville last Saturday. Sources said that at least a dozen and maybe up to 20 Abilene players had tested positive for the virus.


Virginia-Florida State football game postponed

The Atlantic Coast Conference announced that today’s Virginia at Florida State football game has been postponed.


Armstrong to Davis should be fun to watch for seasons to come

Virginia’s radio voice, Dave Koehn, just might become so familiar with a present-day Cavaliers combo that he might become comfortable calling: “Armstrong … Davis … touchdown.”


FSU shouldn’t have Covid concerns with UVA as Wahoos take ‘extreme measures’ on road

Bronco Mendenhall said Monday that Virginia is taking “extreme measures” for its trip to Florida State this weekend. The Cavaliers play the Seminoles in Tallahassee on Saturday night.


Bronco, UVA players react to losing Snowden

Charles Snowden has already undergone surgery for his broken ankle suffered early in Saturday night’s win over Abilene Christian, and his mother is in town to help take care of him, according to UVA coach Bronco Mendenhall.


Broken ankle ends Snowden’s season, will require surgery

Watching Charles Snowden sprawled on the Scott Stadium turf, slamming his helmet to the ground in frustration, was the first bad sign for Virginia fans during Saturday night’s win over Abilene Christian.


Big plays extend Virginia’s winning streak with 55-15 pummeling of Abilene

A month ago, Virginia’s football team was plagued with Buzzard’s Luck … couldn’t kill anything, couldn’t find anything dead.


Virginia’s defense hit hard by injuries, Snowden may be finished

Bronco Mendenhall said he was happy to see so many smiles around the locker room after Virginia’s 55-15 win over Abilene Christian on Saturday night, but there was also a downside to the Cavaliers victory.


Game Notes: Abilene Christian at Virginia

UVA held Abilene Christian to 62 yards rushing. It is the 16th time in the Bronco Mendenhall era the Cavaliers have held their opponent under 100 rushing yards. UVA’s record is 15-1 in such games, including 3-0 in 2020.


Scattershooting: UVA football, Joe Harris stays with Nets, Anthony Gill going to Wizards

Scattershooting around the ACC, while wondering when was the last time Virginia was favored by 39+ points over a football opponent …


While UVA attempts to improve running game, Wahoos lose Reinkensmeyer for season

While Virginia’s defense is dealing with the sudden unexpected loss of starting nose tackle Jowon Briggs, the Cavaliers offense is going to have to call the next man up as well as they prepare to face nonconference Abilene Christian on Saturday afternoon.


Now that Briggs is gone, who will take his place for Wahoos?

Now that Jowon Briggs unexpectedly left the program, where does UVA defensive coordinator Nick Howell turn?


Bronco on Briggs exit: “I didn’t see warning signs”

Virginia coach Bronco Mendenhall said Tuesday night that he was as surprised as anyone when he learned that starting sophomore nose tackle Jowon Briggs was leaving the team and entering the transfer portal.


Virginia’s starting nose tackle Jowon Briggs leaves program, enters transfer portal

Virginia’s football program received a major blow on Tuesday when it was learned that starting sophomore nose tackle Jowon Briggs has left the team and has entered the NCAA’s transfer portal.


Bronco has worn Abilene’s shoes, so he’s taking nothing for granted

If you feel like you know little about Abilene, join the crowd. Even Bronco Mendenhall professed little knowledge of Abilene except what he had reviewed on game film.


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