GameDay Central: UVA football faces Richmond in 2018 season opener

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UVA vs. Richmond on ESPN3: click here.

The Big Game Preview: UVA football opens 2018 season with Richmond

And now, we’re back to where we started from, with Richmond helping the ‘Hoos kick off the 2018 season, Saturday night at Scott Stadium.

No doubt, it won’t be hard for Mendenhall to get his team’s attention heading into this one. Even last year’s team, on its way to the program’s first bowl game in six years, had its troubles fending off another FCS in-state squad, William & Mary, with the Tribe getting as close to down 21-10 in the fourth quarter before Virginia went on to post a 28-13 win.

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UVA football: 7 observations heading into 2018 opener

Kurt Benkert is competing for an NFL job, so, obvs, he’s a stud at QB. But the new starter, Bryce Perkins, is the kind of quarterback that Robert Anae has in mind when he schemes up game plans. Opponents will have to account for Perkins on the read-option, and he should be a beast on the perimeter either throwing on the run or tucking it in and taking off. If only he can stay healthy, because the options behind him: not good.

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Chris Graham, Scott German preview UVA-Richmond season opener: Podcast

Press Conference: UVA football coach Bronco Mendenhall talks Richmond, Week 1

UVA football coach Bronco Mendenhall talks with reporters ahead of his team’s season opener with Richmond. Click here.

ACC Football Teleconference Week 1: UVA coach Bronco Mendenhall

UVA football coach Bronco Mendenhall talks with reporters on the Week 1 ACC Football Teleconference. Click here.

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Team of Destiny: Inside UVA Basketball's improbable run

Team of Destiny: Inside Virginia Basketball’s Run to the 2019 National Championship, by Jerry Ratcliffe and Chris Graham, is available for $25.

The book, with additional reporting by Zach Pereles, Scott Ratcliffe and Scott German, will take you from the aftermath of the stunning first-round loss to UMBC in 2018, and how coach Tony Bennett and his team used that loss as the source of strength, through to the ACC regular-season championship, the run to the Final Four, and the thrilling overtime win over Texas Tech to win the 2019 national title, the first in school history.

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