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Rams keep Bryce Perkins, while Packers cut Kurt Benkert

Two former UVA quarterbacks experienced separate fates on Tuesday, the NFL deadline for teams to reduce their rosters to 53 players.


Bronco emerges from camp healthiest of any team he’s ever coached

Bronco Mendenhall decided to take an NFL approach to training camp this year, not necessarily less contact, but “less finishing,” less taking players to the ground.


Virginia’s complete depth chart for William & Mary game

Virginia released its 2021 depth chart on Monday afternoon for this week’s season-opening William & Mary game:


Rams must decide to keep Perkins or risk losing him on waivers

The fate of Bryce Perkins’ second year in the NFL will be decided in the next couple of days when the Los Angeles Rams are forced to make a difficult decision.


Undersized Kemp caught Bronco’s eye, and Virginia is so glad he did

Under most circumstances, Billy Kemp IV wouldn’t be wearing a Virginia uniform.


Everything you need to know about UVA football

“The Jerry Ratcliffe Show” breaks down the UVA football team, position group by position group, looks at the schedule, then wraps with a discussion of the ACC-Big Ten-Pac 12 alliance.


Where will Virginia’s pass rush come from this season? How about from everywhere

One of the major reasons Virginia won the ACC Coastal Division and played in the Orange Bowl in 2019 was its aggressive, take no prisoners, pass rush.


Perkins wins No. 3 QB spot with Los Angeles Rams

Good news for Bryce Perkins fans. Coming off a strong performance against the Las Vegas Raiders over the weekend, Perkins has nailed down the No. 3 quarterback spot on the Los Angeles Rams’ present 80-man roster.


Rams impressed with Perkins’ poise, command of offense in 1-point loss to Raiders

LA Rams coach Sean McVay’s plan was to divide time between former Virginia quarterback Bryce Perkins and Duck Hodges in Saturday night’s preseason game against the Raiders.


Mendenhall has taken a less physical approach to training camp this time around

Virginia’s football team is yet to have an all-out scrimmage deep into training camp, but Bronco Mendenhall is going to try to find a way to get it done Saturday at Scott Stadium, weather permitting.


Game day enhancements announced for 2021 UVA football season

Virginia Athletics announced several enhancements to the game day experience for home football games during the 2021 season.


UVA’s Bryce Perkins is a hit in NFL debut with Rams

For former Virginia record-setting quarterback Bryce Perkins, his first taste of the NFL on Friday night was like old times.


Bronco’s big offense will have a big playmaker is Keytaon Thompson

Among all of the potential Cavaliers playmakers, it’s impossible to ignore Keytaon Thompson.


Hagans is pushing Wicks to become Virginia’s next big-time receiver

Marques Hagans believes it’s his job to get every ounce of potential from the players he coaches.


UVA’s QB is a rare combination of grit, desire, and Bronco loves it

Brennan Armstrong isn’t the stereotypical UVA quarterback from the past, and Bronco Mendenhall is in love with that notion.


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