Football


Virginia adds third defensive lineman commit in past week in Buchanan

Virginia football has made a run on defensive linemen this final week leading into National Signing Day, having picked up a commitment from Georgia native Mekhi Buchanan.


Virginia gains commitment from Ft. Lauderdale defensive tackle Hammond II

Jason Hammond II, a 6-foot-3, 283-pound lineman from St. Thomas Aquinas in Fort Lauderdale, announced on his Twitter that he had committed to UVA.


Virginia’s starting LT Taylor enters transfer portal; Walker also leaving, Butler staying

Virginia’s offensive line took another blow on Friday when one of its top players, starting left tackle Logan Taylor, entered the transfer portal.


Podcast: UVA Ortho’s Brian Werner address shoulder injuries in sports

UVA Ortho and Sports Medicine’s Dr. Brian Werner breaks down the various shoulder injuries in sports, particularly football in today’s podcast with Hootie.


D’Sean Perry’s family attorney looking at UVA’s responsibility in deaths of football players

The family of one of three slain Virginia football players, D’Sean Perry, held a press conference on Thursday in honoring their son’s life, and called on UVA to cooperate in leading the charge to prevent another future tragedy.


Virginia offers grad transfer defensive back Washington from Harvard

Having lost cornerback Fentrell Cypress and safety Chayce Chalmers to the transfer portal, Virginia has reached out to former Harvard defensive back Alex Washington with an offer.


UVA’s leading tackler, LB Nick Jackson, tosses name into transfer portal

This past season, Nick Jackson posted 104 tackles (41 solo), seven tackles for loss, five sacks, four passes defended, four QB hurries and a fumble recovery for a much-improved defense that kept UVA in most games.


UVA lands Northwestern’s top receiver Washington via transfer portal

Virginia has landed a dynamic wide receiver via the transfer portal in Northwestern’s Malik Washington, who led the Wildcats in receiving in 2022.


Virginia snags 16th high-school commitment with Tampa 3-star DE Jones

DJ Jones is a 6-foot-4, 230-pound edge rusher out of Hillsborough High in Tampa, Fla. A 3-star by 247Sports, Jones chose Virginia over Kansas, West Virginia, Iowa State, South Florida and Temple, among others.


Virginia gains commitments from Monmouth QB and big OT from Saginaw Valley via transfer portal

Virginia’s football team picked up commitments from a pair of transfer-portal players on Sunday, quarterback Tony Muskett, a former All-CAA player from Monmouth, and Daijon Parker, an offensive tackle from Saginaw Valley State.


O-line coach Tujague heading to Raleigh to join NC State’s staff

One of the final holdovers from Bronco Mendenhall’s Virginia staff is moving on, as UVA offensive line coach Garett Tujague is reportedly heading to Raleigh to take the same position at NC State.


UVA offers Elon graduate transfer safety Jones

Virginia has reached out to another FCS player in the transfer portal, offering former Elon safety Tre’Von Jones.


Transfer portal offensive tackle Parker visiting UVA this weekend

Dajon Carter, a 6-foot-6, 300-pound offensive tackle from Division-II Saginaw Valley State, is the latest transfer portal player to receive an offer from Virginia football.


UVA football and the transfer portal, recruiting; UVA hoops women and men still unbeaten

“The Jerry Ratcliffe Show” gets Hootie’s thoughts on the early entries into the transfer portal and updates on UVA football recruiting.


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.