Live Blog: UVA football opens 2018 season with Richmond
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.
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.
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.