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Brunch with Bronco shouldn’t be a problem Saturday; UVA injury update & more

Saturday morning’s early kickoff at 11 o’clock shouldn’t be a big deal for host Virginia when its hosts Illinois (ACC Network).


Bronco: It’s more fun playing than watching; always put your best 11 on the field

Bronco Mendenhall learned early in his coaching career to put the best 11 players on the field, regardless of the configuration on any given week.


After 300-yard passing night, Armstrong is itching to get better this week

Brennan Armstrong didn’t give himself a grade after Virginia’s 43-0 blowout of William & Mary on Saturday night, but it would have likely been bitter-sweet.


UVA defense pitches a shutout vs W&M: Secondary, tackling not a problem

After last year’s injury-riddle season, Virginia fans were concerned heading into Saturday night’s opener about the Cavaliers defense.


UVA’s next foe, Illinois, upset by UTSA

Bret Bielema really dove into the game film of Illinois’ 2021 opponents this past spring. A little advance work to familiarize himself with what the Illini might see in the fall.


Virginia’s offense out of sync, but still dispatches W&M, 43-0

With a little more than 10 minutes remaining in Saturday night’s Virginia season opener against visiting William & Mary, Bronco Mendenhall and his staff were faced with an important decision.


Virginia upset win over W&M in 1961 ended nation’s longest losing streak

Bill Elias and his players never forgot September 23, 1961.


Could this be Virginia’s highest-scoring offense ever?

Tonight will be my 40th year of covering Virginia football, and I will be in the Scott Stadium press box wondering if the Cavaliers offense will live up to all the preseason hype.


Ivan Maisel talks Week 1 college football

Ivan Maisel of On3.com joins “The Jerry Ratcliffe Show” to preview a busy weekend in college football. Plus, David Diduch of UVA Orthopedics stops by to give us insight into a college football gameday from a medical perspective.


Good Health Podcast: Fitness, injury prevention, running and more!

The Good Health Podcast returns with Kelly Lynn from ACAC, Dr. Truitt Cooper from UVA Orthopedics and Mark Lorenzoni from Ragged Mountain Running & Walking Shop.


Woods: His number is ‘0,’ but his production could be off the charts

Jelani Woods had a good reason why he chose the number zero for his jersey during Virginia’s selection celebration last week.


Former Wahoos Benkert and Kiser re-signed to Packers, Rams practice squads

Two former UVA players who were released by their NFL teams in order to meet the 53-player roster limit on Tuesday were re-signed to practice squads on Wednesday.


Game Notes: UVA opens 2021 football season at home vs. W&M

Virginia football will begin its 2021 campaign on Saturday against William and Mary at Scott Stadium.


Bronco: UVA has worst football facilities in the ACC

During the previous five seasons, Bronco Mendenhall has had the opportunity to see most of the football facilities of all his ACC rivals. What he documented was revealing.


What UVA football fans need to know about William & Mary

“The Jerry Ratcliffe Show” welcomes Dave Johnson from TribeAthletics.com to learn more about William & Mary football ahead of the season opener on Saturday night.


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