Football


State’s top running back schedules visit to Virginia

Virginia will get a visit from one of the state’s top high school football prospects in Freedom running back Jeffrey Overton Jr.


Miller to step into head-coaching role at St. Anne’s-Belfield

St. Anne’s-Belfield is thrilled to announce that NFL champion and Pittsburgh Steelers star Heath Miller will be the acting head coach for Saints Football in the 2024-25 season.


Elliott one of six coaches named to AFCA’s Board of Trustees

Tony Elliott is one of six coaches elected to the Board of Trustees of the American Football Coaches Association.


UVA names Mike Adams new linebackers coach

Tony Elliott announced today the hiring of Mike Adams as the Cavaliers’ linebackers coach. Adams comes to UVA after coaching during the 2023 season at Mercer.


Virginia loses linebackers coach Clint Sintim to Illinois

Virginia football has lost linebackers coach Clint Sintim, who was officially named Sunday as the new outside linebackers coach at Illinois.


Virginia beats out Michigan, Penn State, VT for 4-star corner Spence

Chris Spence, a 6-foot-3, 180-pound cornerback from Chesapeake, announced on his Twitter account that he is a Cavalier.


Could new CFP playoff plan force Notre Dame to join ACC?

Now that the College Football Playoff’s board of managers has released the new format for the upcoming 12-team playoff, will the plan force Notre Dame’s hand to join the ACC as a football-playing member?


Hollins named Jason Witten Collegiate Man of the Year

Virginia running back Mike Hollins has been selected as the Jason Witten Collegiate Man of the Year. Former Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten presented Hollins with the award.


Virginia picks up fourth commit for ’25 in D.C. lineman Reid

Virginia gained a fourth commitment to the recruiting class of 2025 on Saturday when Washington, D.C., offensive lineman Grayson Reid announced that he will be a Cavalier.


Carla Williams named to College Football Playoff Selection Committee

The College Football Playoff (CFP) Management Committee has appointed Virginia director of athletic Carla Williams to the CFP Selection Committee.


With most of ’24 team on campus, Elliott excited about ‘head start’

Tony Elliott’s plan was to add another cornerback to the program for the second National Signing Day on Wednesday, but he put those plans on hold.


Cavaliers will host Delaware in Sept. 2026

Virginia will host the University of Delaware in a non-conference football matchup on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2026, at Scott Stadium. It will mark the first ever meeting between the two schools.


Spring Game scheduled for April 20th at Scott Stadium

Admission to the event will be free and open to the public. Kickoff is set for 2 p.m. Broadcast information will be released at a later date.


UVA’s Washington impressing NFL scouts at Shrine Bowl workouts

Malik Washington has been impressive at the East-West Shrine Bowl practices. In fact, some of the analysts have the UVA wideout as the No. 1 standout in those practice sessions.


UVA releases 2024 football schedule

Virginia will play six home games and open the season at Scott Stadium on Aug. 31 against Richmond.


Virginia adds Clemson TE, Eastern Michigan corner from portal

Former Clemson tight end Sage Ennis and former Eastern Michigan cornerback Kempton Shine both confirmed on Twitter that they had committed to Tony Elliott’s program.


UVA adds much-needed help at cornerback from portal

Former Robert Morris corner Jermarian Jackson announced during his official visit to UVA that he had committed to the program.


Virginia gets commitment from New Mexico State QB Frakes

Virginia’s quarterback room just filled up. Former New Mexico State quarterback Gavin Frakes, who has three years of eligibility remaining, announced on social media accounts late Friday night that he had committed to UVA.


New Mexico State QB will visit Virginia this week

Perhaps the second time will prove to be the charm for Gavin Frakes, as the former New Mexico State quarterback visits UVA this coming Thursday.


Scattershooting: UVA hoops returns; Recruiting rankings, TV ratings, Bronco news & more

Scattershooting around the ACC, while snacking on Frank Smith’s patented cheese and sausage muffins.