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Bronco wants UVA to beat Tech: And the problem is?

- It is, for some reason, seeming to be a bit much for some in the UVA football fan base that coach Bronco Mendenhall wants to beat Virginia Tech.
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Chris Graham talks UVA Football, ACC Kickoff: Podcast

- Chris Graham wraps the talk on UVA football from the 2018 ACC Kickoff, focusing on Olamide Zaccheaus and Virginia Tech as a measuring stick.
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UVA wideout Olamide Zaccheaus named to Biletnikoff Award Watch List

- UVA wide receiver Olamide Zaccheaus was named to the preseason Biletnikoff Award Watch List, announced the Tallahassee Quarterback Club (TQC) Foundation.
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UVA wideout Olamide Zaccheaus: Keep doing what you’ve been doing

- A kind of a dumb question, dumb answer thing got my attention from today’s ACC Kickoff, involving UVA wideout Olamide Zaccheaus.
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UVA football looks to Virginia Tech as key to new standard

- Olamide Zaccheaus and Chris Peace were first-graders. Bronco Mendenhall was in his first year as defensive coordinator at BYU. It’s been that long since UVA beat Virginia Tech in a football game.
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ACC Kickoff: UVA football coach Bronco Mendenhall talks with reporters

- UVA football coach Bronco Mendenhall talks with reporters at the 2018 ACC Kickoff.
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ACC Kickoff: UVA football’s Olamide Zaccheaus, Chris Peace talk with reporters

- UVA football's Olamide Zaccheaus, Chris Peace talk with reporters at the 2018 ACC Kickoff.
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Chris Graham, Jeff Fife talk UVA football, UVA basketball in 2018: Podcast

- Chris Graham welcomes Jeff Fife to the podcast, and the two discuss the upcoming 2018 UVA football season, and look ahead to the 2018-2019 UVA basketball season.
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ACC Football Preview: Can UVA football get any preseason love?

- The beat writers will join the TV and radio folks next week in Charlotte for the 2018 ACC Football Kickoff, at which we will get our first formal rendering of what to expect for the upcoming college football season.
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Bad news for UVA sports fans: Virginia Tech is gaining on you

- UVA Athletics, for the 12th straight year, finished in the Top 25 of the Directors’ Cup, the measure of across-the-board athletics success.
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UVA Athletics finishes 21st in Directors’ Cup

- UVA Athletics was boosted by a fifth-place finish in the NCAA Rowing Championships to finish 21st in the final 2017-18 Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup competition
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UVA football recruiting, athletics department revenues down: Podcast

- Chris Graham flies solo on today's UVA sports podcast, talking football recruiting and declining revenues for the athletics department.
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Chris Graham, Tremayne Blair talk UVA football: Podcast

- Chris Graham welcomes special guest Tremayne Blair to the podcast to talk UVA football recruiting and take a sneak peek at the 2018 football season.
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Breakdown: Mendenhall lands two high-profile UVA football recruits

- UVA football coach Bronco Mendenhall reeled in the first two high-profile recruits of his UVA tenure last week, four-star defensive tackle Jowon Briggs and four-star linebacker Hunter Stewart.
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Changing the world, and recruiting ACC-caliber tailbacks

- What if the issue with Bronco Mendenhall is, he isn't sure that he wants to coach football anymore? I wouldn't fault him if that was the case. There is more to life than football. We can all agree on that. Right?
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The messenger, shot: So much for my hot takes on Bronco, right?

- All is fair in love and war, and opining about people’s favorite football teams. I wrote and talked a good bit this week about UVA football coach Bronco Mendenhall’s odd pronouncements on the state of the program, and understandably, got dinged in the crossfire on the message boards.
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Michael Lewis: Another perspective on Bronco, the state of UVA football

- AFP reader Michael Lewis shares his thoughts on editor Chris Graham’s reporting on UVA football coach Bronco Mendenhall’s State of the Program talk to the UVA Board of Visitors.
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Ryan Phillis joins UVA football conditioning staff

- UVA football's director football development and performance Shawn Griswold has added Ryan Phillis to his staff.
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More on the State of the Program: UVA football podcast

- Chris Graham and Scott German conclude their breakdown of the Bronco Mendenhall State of the Program story, aided by improved mobile technology.
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Chris Graham, Scott German talk UVA football: Podcast

- Chris Graham and Scott German bite off more of the Bronco Mendenhall State of the Program story that has the attention of the UVA football world.
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The New Guy in the Glass: Bronco Mendenhall?

- The apologists are swarming to the defense of UVA football coach Bronco Mendenhall, who has come under fire for, among other things, telling the Board of Visitors last week that only 27 of his 81 players are what he considers to be “ACC caliber.”
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Bronco jumps the shark: Podcast

- Chris Graham breaks down the odd "State of the Program" pep talk that UVA football coach Bronco Mendenhall delivered to the UVA Board of Visitors last week.
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UVA football coach Bronco Mendenhall: Making UVA football great again

- UVA football coach Bronco Mendenhall has decided, for some reason, to go all Donald Trump on the media. Which, sorry to say, but I have to be honest: if you’re Trumping the media, I assume you have something to hide.
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How would current, former UVA coaches do on sports radio?

- Pete Gillen’s magnificent performance as Tiki Barber’s co-host on CBS Sports Radio this week – OK, I’m probably the only person who cares, but anyway, I’m writing this – got me to thinking about how other current and former UVA coaches might fare in a similar role.
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Can UVA football get back to six (or beyond)?

- Scanning the ‘Net the past couple of days, I’m seeing some surprising love for UVA football heading into the 2018 season, in terms of expectations, which haven’t been there for how long now?
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UVA football adds juco transfer on defensive line

- UVA football is adding Scottsdale Community College defensive lineman Cassius Peat (Chandler, Ariz.), who has announced he will transfer to Virginia for his final two years of eligibility.
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Ben Smiley breaks UVA football fans’ hearts

- Some in the UVA football fan base are looking at the Ben Smiley verbal commitment saga along the lines of the Ronald Curry betrayal.
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UVA football road game at Indiana to kick off at 7:30 p.m.

- The Big Ten Conference announced today that the UVA football road game at Indiana on Saturday, September 8 will kick off at 7:30 p.m. at Memorial Stadium. The game will be televised on the Big Ten Network.
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Kickoff times announced for three UVA football home games

- As part of the announcement of early-season football television selections, the Atlantic Coast Conference announced Thursday (May 17) the kickoff times and broadcast originations for UVA football's first two home games of the 2018 season, as well as its Friday home game against Pittsburgh (Nov. 2).
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UVA Football single-game tickets on sale Friday

- Single-game tickets for all seven home games of the 2018 UVA Football season go on sale Friday, May 18. Season tickets are also on sale for the seven-game home schedule, starting at just $99.
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UVA football’s Kirven, Trucilla announce retirements

- UVA football head coach Bronco Mendenhall announced today defensive linemen John Kirven (Raleigh, N.C.) and James Trucilla (Erie, Pa.) are retiring due to medical reasons.
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UVA football lands Ohio State grad transfer

- Ohio State defensive lineman Dylan Thompson (Addison, Ill.) has announced he will transfer to UVA for his final year of eligibility. Thompson will complete his undergraduate requirements at Ohio State this summer.
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UVA football promotional dates set for 2018 schedule

- The promotional dates for the 2018 Virginia home football games were announced today (Feb. 19). Each of UVA’s seven games at Scott Stadium have a special event associated with the contest.
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The Mendenhall UVA Football Rebuild: Patience

- The 49-7 Military Bowl loss to Navy makes clear that the UVA football rebuild ongoing under second-year coach Bronco Mendenhall is far from over.