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Alonso’s passion pays off in a “Breaking the Rock” summer-ending performance

By Jerry Ratcliffe When Shawn Griswold spoke to UVA’s football team under a blazing Virginia sun Friday morning, he came equipped with a sledgehammer and a rock. Everyone knew what was next, but no one knew who was next. The Cavaliers were finishing up nine weeks – with a break sandwiched in – of the […]

The Big 3 in the NBA, plus who got to break the rock?

“The Jerry Ratcliffe Show” breaks down the NBA landing spots for UVA’s Big 3 – Trey Murphy III, Sam Hauser and Jay Huff – and Jerry reveals who broke the rock at the end of summer conditioning for UVA football.

Voters: Clemson vs UNC in ACC Championship; no love for UVA

According to voters who attended last week’s ACC Football Kickoff in Charlotte, this year’s league championship game will come down to defending champion Clemson against North Carolina, with the Tigers coming out on top.

4-Star tackle Fisher Anderson chooses Stanford over Virginia

Virginia football recruiting suffered a blow on Sunday when 4-Star offensive lineman Fisher Anderson announced he hd committed to Stanford.

‘Jerry Ratcliffe Show’ updates on ACC Kickoff, recruiting news

“The Jerry Ratcliffe Show” recaps the 2021 ACC Football Kickoff, covers some football and basketball recruiting news, and talks meniscus tears with Dr. Mark Miller from UVA Orthopedics.

UVA beats out Hokies for dual-threat QB commit out of South Carolina

Virginia quarterbacks coach Jason Beck and former UVA quarterback Marques Hagans really liked what they saw in high school sophomore LaNorris Sellers, enough so that they offered him a scholarship.

Oluwatimi, Kemp IV named to preaseason watch lists

UVA center Olusegun Oluwatimi has been named to the Rimington Trophy Preseason Watch List while wide receiver Billy Kemp IV has been included on the Biletnikoff Award Preseason Watch List.

Bronco: home record is excellent, but that’s not enough

Bronco Mendenhall learned a lot about the ACC in 2019 when his Cavaliers won the Coastal Division for the first time and played for the ACC Championship here in the Queen City.

Taulapapa nominated for Allstate AFCA Good Works Team

Virginia running back Wayne Taulapapa has been nominated Allstate AFCA Good Works Team.

Bronco loves the 12-team expanded playoff, & Bronco hates the 12-team expanded playoff

While the ACC is trying to determine what stance it will take toward the expansion of the College Football Playoffs from four to 12 teams, Virginia coach Bronco Mendenhall has his own thoughts.

Armstrong named to Maxwell Award Watch List

Virginia quarterback Brennan Armstrong has been named to the preseason Maxwell Award Watch List.

UVA Football with Gerry Capone

Gerry Capone, now associate athletics director for development at UVA, joins “The Jerry Ratcliffe Show” to talk about his new job and his 39 years, and counting, at The University.

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