Football


UVA beats Indiana, Penn State, Notre Dame, UNC, Hokies for star DB Costner

Virginia pulled off a substantial recruiting coup on Saturday when the Cavaliers landed a commitment from Maryland prep standout Corey Costner from Baltimore.


Virginia adds Michigan offensive tackle to commitment list

Jim Harris Jr., a three-star offensive tackle from Muskegon, Mich., announced on his Twitter account Monday that he had committed to UVA.


UVA beats out Georgia for D-Lineman John in Bulldogs’ back yard

Virginia continued to beef up its future defense with its third commitment on that side of the ball in two days, when 3-star Georgia lineman Sichan John announced on his Twitter account that he’s a Cavalier.


Virginia lands 2 defensive back commitments over weekend

Virginia picked up commitments from a pair of 3-star defensive backs from the recruiting class of 2025 on Sunday after the duo had made official visits to Charlottesville.


New giant video scoreboard set to debut in Scott Stadium

The video scoreboard is more than twice the size of the previous scoreboard, which was approximately 2,500 square feet, and installed in 2009.


Cavaliers announce additions of three transfers, nine walk-ons for 2024 season

All 12 student-athletes arrived at UVA last weekend to start their academic careers during the University’s Summer Session II.


Virginia opens new football operations center

When Tony Elliott was named Virginia’s head coach for the 2022 season, he pointed to the need for a new facility, just as his predecessor Bronco Mendenhall had done six years before.


Hawkins, Schaub to join Cavaliers’ radio broadcast team this fall

Former Cavalier standouts Ahmad Hawkins and Matt Schaub will join play-by-play announcer John Freeman to form the broadcast team for UVA football games on the Virginia Sports Radio Network.


UVA’s Herman Moore on College Football HOF ballot for third year in a row

Virginia All-American wide receiver Herman Moore, who starred under George Welsh during the Cavaliers’ rise to a No. 1 national ranking in 1990, has been named to the College Football Hall of Fame ballot for 2025.


UVA will pay $9 million in shooting that killed 3 football players

UVA will pay $2 million each to the families of D’Sean Perry, Lavel Davis Jr. and Devin Chandler. The school will also pay a total of $3 million to the wounded students, Mike Hollins and Marlee Morgan.


Kickoff times, TV designations announced for Virginia’s first three games

The Atlantic Coast Conference announced Thursday the kickoff times and broadcast originations for Virginia’s first three games of the 2024.


UVA’s Nov. 16 kickoff time at Notre Dame revealed

The Cavaliers’ matchup with the Fighting Irish at Notre Dame Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 16, will be broadcast by NBC/Peacock.


UVA announces future dates against NC State, VMI

Virginia has added a home-and-home football non-conference series with ACC rival NC State and two home games with VMI to its future schedules.


Newton-Short, state’s No. 2 WR prospect, picks Virginia over Hokies

After hauling in an offer from Virginia Tech only eight days ago, Matoaca wide receiver Dillon Newton-Short decided life would be better in Charlottesville.


Virginia nabs commitment from another Florida quarterback

Virginia returned to Florida for another future quarterback, gaining a commitment from Bjorn Jorgensen of Orlando.


Virginia adds to O-Line depth with Dartmouth transfer Sipe

Ethan Sipe, a 6-foot-5, 310-pound grad transfer with two years of eligibility remaining, announced on Twitter that he had committed to UVA.


Virginia gains fifth commitment of week with Richmond RB Davis

Virginia added its fifth commitment of the week over the weekend when Richmond running back Xay Davis announced on social media that he will become a Cavalier.


UVA’s Washington picked in 6th round by Dolphins

While most draft experts expected Malik Washington to go much higher, Miami was happy that the former Cavaliers’ record-breaking receiver was still around.


Virginia beats out Michigan, Tennessee, Hokies for N.C. linebacker Rowe

UVA beat out national champion Michigan, Tennessee, Virginia Tech, North Carolina, Missouri, South Carolina, Wake Forest and a host of other schools for Justin Rowe, a 6-foot-3, 205-pound standout from The Asheville School.


Virginia announces future football series with Washington State

Virginia Athletics announced Tuesday that it has added a home-and-away football non-conference series with Washington State to its future schedules.