Press Conference: Mike London

Virginia football coach Mike London talks with the media on Monday. UVa. (3-4, 0-3 ACC) hosts Miami (5-2, 3-1 ACC) on Saturday at noon.

Is there any common theme in the big plays against you over the last couple of weeks?

I think the plays that were set up for them were plays we got knocked off our feet. There were a minimum number of missed tackles. They did a good job of executing their speed sweep, so to speak, and getting their people on the ground. They hit a couple creases and went.

Obviously, you don’t want to get hurt by long runs, especially long passes. The first half they did a nice job of executing what they wanted to do, which was getting on the perimeter. They got us down with blocks, got us on the ground. Second half we ran the same defenses and they came at it. We did a better job of staying on our feet.

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