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Virginia, BYU announce future football series changes

Virginia and BYU announced today (March 25) changes to their future football series.


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Virginia football: Taysom Hill returning to BYU

The dreams of Virginia fans that one-time Heisman candidate Taysom Hill may be interested in Virginia hit a reality checkpoint.


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Women’s tennis: No. 8 Virginia downs BYU 7-0 in ITA kickoff event

The No. 8 Virginia women’s tennis team opened the ITA Kickoff weekend with a shutout victory on Friday, defeating BYU by a score of 7-0.


Podcast: AFP’s Chris Graham talks Taysom Hill on ESPN-960 in Provo

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talked with “Cougar Sports with Ben Criddle” on ESPN-960 in Provo, Utah, about BYU quarterback Taysom Hill and possible interest in Virginia.


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Taysom Hill: The future at QB for Virginia football?

The question hanging over Virginia football right now is: what about BYU quarterback Taysom Hill?


Shane Hunter named defensive line coach at Virginia

Virginia head football coach Bronco Mendenhall announced the hiring of Shane Hunter as defensive line coach to complete the Cavalier coaching staff.


Bronco Mendenhall adds Shaun Nua to round out UVA football staff

Virginia football head coach Bronco Mendenhall announced the hiring of Shaun Nua as the defensive line coach to round out the Cavalier coaching staff.


Virginia football staff adds BYU offensive coordinator Robert Anae

The Deseret News is reporting Wednesday that BYU offensive coordinator Robert Anae is joining the staff of new Virginia football coach Bronco Mendenhall.


New Virginia coach Bronco Mendenhall: A marathon, not a sprint

Considering the schedule the next couple of weeks for new Virginia football coach Bronco Mendenhall, it’s not hard to see why coaches don’t stick around for bowl games when they take a new job.


Virginia gets its man: No leaks key to landing Bronco Mendenhall

The great mystery to the news that Bronco Mendenhall is the new head football coach at the University of Virginia is … how the heck were they able to keep that state secret?


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Change or Die: Bronco Mendenhall breathing life back into Virginia football

Somehow members of the media got the idea that new Virginia football coach Bronco Mendenhall sensed bad vibes from a few players upon their first team meeting on Monday.


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Video: Bronco Mendenhall introduced as Virginia football coach

The full press conference at John Paul Jones Arena introducing Bronco Mendenhall as head coach of the University of Virginia football team.


Bronco Mendenhall era begins at Virginia

If you didn’t know that Bronco Mendenhall was a football coach, you’d be forgiven for thinking him a business management professor.


Video: New Virginia football coach Bronco Mendenhall addresses BYU media

New Virginia football coach Bronco Mendenhall talks with reporters in Provo, Utah, about his decision to leave BYU for the job at UVA.


Podcast: UVA Sports Today goes Bronco

UVA Sports Today breaks down the stunning news that BYU football coach Bronco Mendenhall will be the new coach at Virginia.


BYU says Mendenhall will coach Cougars in Las Vegas Bowl

New Virginia football coach Bronco Mendenhall will coach BYU in the 2015 Las Vegas Bowl, the school announced Friday.


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Virginia hires Bronco Mendenhall: UVA playing big boy football

Virginia just flat-out stole Bronco Mendenhall from BYU, almost literally.


Virginia announces BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall as new football coach

Bronco Mendenhall, the head coach at Brigham Young University for the last 11 years, is the new head football coach at the University of Virginia.


Greyson Lambert vs. Matt Johns: ‘Hoo was the better UVA QB?

Greyson Lambert was the starting quarterback for the UVA opener at home against Top 10 UCLA on Aug. 30, but he didn’t even make it to halftime.


Has Mike London saved his job?

At 4-6, on a four-game losing streak, Miami was probably the last must-win game for Mike London as the embattled UVA coach tried to fight his way off the hot seat.


Good effort, expected result: UVA football remains in stasis

If winning six games was what UVA football coach Mike London needs to do to keep his job, he’s a loss away from the moving vans backing up to his office in Bryant Hall.


UVA kicker Ian Frye named semifinalist for Lou Groza Award

Virginia Cavaliers placekicker Ian Frye was named one of 20 semifinalists for the Lou Groza Award presented by the Orange Bowl, was announced Thursday by the Palm Beach County Sports Commission.


Unscientific Analysis: How many games has UVA coach Mike London, staff, cost the team?

Augusta Free Press staffer Scott German, on the drive back from Charlottesville after Saturday’s 28-27 UVA football loss to North Carolina, the latest in a string of Virginia defeats that fans could attribute, fairly or not, to poor coaching decisions by Mike London and his staff, posited that London could personally be blamed “for at least 10 to 12 losses” in his four-plus seasons at the helm.


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UNC rallies, deflates UVA on Homecoming, 28-27

For the umpteenth time, UVA dominated an opponent statistically. For the fourth time this season, an opponent outplayed statistically walked away with the W.


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Can UVA football bounce back against improving UNC?

Two weeks ago, UVA football stock was up, UNC football stock was down. Virginia was 4-2 and alone atop the ACC Coastal Division, North Carolina was 2-3 and on its way to a sure beatdown at Notre Dame.


Greyson Lambert not listed on UVA injury report: Who starts at QB vs. UNC?

Greyson Lambert was not listed on the UVA football injury report released on Thursday, meaning the opening-day starting quarterback is considered fully available for action on Saturday against UNC.


Matt Johns: Is he the guy at quarterback for UVA football?

Greyson Lambert was anointed as starting quarterback by UVA football coach Mike London coming out of the spring, supplanting last year’s starter, David Watford, who slid to second on the depth chart.


Is Mike London’s job at UVA safe yet?

As Virginia football slogged to a 2-10 finish in 2013, it wasn’t a safe bet that UVA football coach Mike London wouldn’t be canned at the end of the season, and that if he somehow made it past that stage he wouldn’t then be a dead man walking in 2014.


UVA does what it needs to do in blowout win over Kent State

UVAhad come into its game with Kent State as 27-point favorites, but they were outplayed in the first half by the Golden Flashes, whose most recent effort was a 66-0 pasting at the hands of Ohio State.


UVA overcomes sloppy first half, dominates Kent State, 45-13

UVA was outplayed in a sloppy first half by heavy underdog Kent State, but took control in a dominant third quarter and ultimately coasted to a 45-13 win in front of just 33,526 fans at Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, Va., on Saturday.


Live Blog: UVA football hosts Kent State

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham will host a live blog during today’s non-conference game between UVA (2-2, 1-0 ACC) and Kent State (0-3) in Charlottesville, Va.


At greater risk of the upset this weekend: UVA or Virginia Tech?

There’s a reason Vegas puts numbers on games, too, and UVA, as much as a 26.5-point favorite over Kent State, and Virginia Tech, a 21-point favorite over Western Michigan, aren’t likely to even be in close games.


Game Notes: UVA football hosts Kent State

Game notes for Saturday’s football game between UVA (2-2) and Kent State (0-3). Kickoff is 3:30 p.m. at Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, Va.


UVA depth chart still doesn’t define starter at quarterback

Greyson Lambert and Matt Johns each saw action in Saturday’s 41-33 UVA loss at #21 BYU, and both are listed at the top of the depth chart at quarterback for this weekend’s game with Kent State.


Press Conference: UVA kicker Ian Frye and coach Mike London

UVA placekicker Ian Frye and coach Mike London talk with reporters Monday. Frye was named the ACC Specialist of the Week after kicking four field goals in Virginia’s 41-33 loss at BYU on Saturday.


Press Conference: UVA football coach Mike London

UVA football coach Mike London talks with reporters on Monday. The Cavs (2-2, 1-0 ACC) face off with Kent State (0-3) on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. in Charlottesville.


UVA Sports Today with Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham joins UVA Sports Today with host Jeff Fife this week to talk a little Virginia football and Cavalier basketball.


UVA kicker Ian Frye knew father had suffered heart attack at BYU game

UVA kicker Ian Frye kicked a 46-yard field goal in the fourth quarter of the Cavs’ 41-33 loss at BYU on Saturday knowing that his father, Mark, had suffered a heart attack.


UVA kicker Ian Frye named ACC Specialist of the Week

UVA placekicker Ian Frye was named ACC Specialist of the Week for games played through Sept. 20.


Notebook: Inside UVA’s 41-33 loss at #21 BYU

UVA dominates stats, except for the important one: Virginia outgained #21 BYU by nearly 200 yards, had more than twice as many first downs, had the ball twice as long, and still lost.


#21 BYU escapes UVA in wild one out west, 41-33

UVA outgained heavy favorite BYU by 183 total yards, had 19 more first downs and had the ball for more than 40 minutes, but the Cougars escaped with a 41-33 win on Saturday in Provo, Utah.


Live Blog: UVA football vs. BYU

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham leads a live blog during Saturdays’s nonconference football game between UVA (2-1, 1-0 ACC) and BYU (3-0).


UVA can play with BYU, but can ‘Hoos bring home the W?

The betting line for Saturday’s UVA at BYU game has come back a bit, from BYU by 16 at the start of the week to as close as 13 and a half on one Vegas book.