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How is former UVA QB David Watford doing at Hampton?

UVA football fans know that Greyson Lambert just set an NCAA passing record at Georgia. So one former starting quarterback is obviously doing well. How about another, David Watford, who transferred to FCS Hampton?

Greyson Lambert tweets intent to transfer: UVA football down to one scholarship QB

Last season’s UVA starting quarterback, Greyson Lambert, announced Saturday on Twitter that he intends to transfer, leaving Virginia with just one scholarship quarterback on the roster heading into the summer.

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.

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Second-quarter disaster dooms UVA in 34-20 loss at #2 Florida State

UVA led #2 Florida State 13-7 at the end of the first quarter with the ball. Before a minute had passed in the second quarter, the ‘Noles had the lead thanks to two Virginia miscues, setting the table for the Seminoles to post an otherwise tough 34-20 win in Tallahassee, Fla., Saturday night.

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.

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.

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.

Greyson Lambert needs to be the guy for UVA

It was obvious before last week’s 23-21 win over then-#21 Louisville that UVA coach Mike London needed to just go with Greyson Lambert as his quarterback.

UVA rolls past turnover-riddled Richmond, 45-13

UVA transfers Michael Strauss and Michael Rocco threw for a combined 363 yards, but Richmond turned the ball over seven times, and Virginia made the Spiders pay in posting a 45-13 pasting before 34,533 fans and 30,414 empty seats in Scott Stadium on Saturday.

UVA enters, leaves Week 2 with quarterback controversy

Greyson Lambert started for UVA on Saturday, as expected. Matt Johns relieved, as expected. David Watford, the 2013 starter, even got two series, but that was pure mop up duty.

Indecision about quarterback about to wreck UVA football season?

There’s an old saying about teams with quarterback controversies. If your coach says he’s having a hard time deciding between two quarterbacks, it really means he doesn’t have one.

Greyson Lambert: Ready to lead UVA football to turnaround season?

Subpar quarterback play has been a key reason UVA football has struggled the past two seasons. Enter redshirt sophomore Greyson Lambert, a highly-touted recruit in the Class of 2012, the former quarterback of the future, now the QB of the present for Coach Mike London and his staff.

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Video: UVA quarterbacks in throwing competition on The Lawn

UVA quarterbacks Greyson Lambert, David Watford and Matt Johns take part in a unique throwing competition on The Lawn on Central Grounds.

UVa. football coach Mike London quietly names Greyson Lambert starting QB

UVa. football head coach Mike London released his depth chart for the upcoming 2014 season, and in so doing made it public that sophomore Greyson Lambert will be his starting quarterback.

Chris Graham: The main reason Mike London has struggled as UVa. football coach

Who’s your quarterback, Mike London? We’re five springs into London’s tenure as UVa. football coach, and we still don’t know.

UVa., Virginia Tech both have quarterback problems

Remember when Logan Thomas was a sure-fire first-round NFL draft pick? Thomas had a banner year as a sophomore at Virginia Tech, when he threw for 3,013 yards and accounted for 30 touchdowns. Hard as it is to believe, Thomas’ numbers two years later are not that much better than the much-maligned David Watford at UVa.

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Lethargic Virginia loses big at North Carolina, 45-14

North Carolina jumped out to a 14-0 first quarter lead, and broke away with a pair of return touchdowns, en route to a 45-14 thrashing of reeling Virginia on Saturday. UNC (4-5, 3-3 ACC) won its third straight in 2013 and its fourth straight in the series with UVa., which has now dropped seven in a row this season after a promising 2-1 start.

#UVavsClemson: What they were saying afterward

After the 96-yard Tajh Boyd-to-Sammy Watkins TD pass that made it 42-7 Clemson early in the third quarter, Clemson coach Dabo Swinney emptied the bench. “It was to give the other guys a chance to play. I believe in playing people. These guys practice hard, and they deserve to play,” said Swinney.

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Postgame Blog: #UVavsClemson

Augusta Free Press provides full coverage of #8 Clemson’s 59-10 win at Virginia on Saturday. AFP editor Chris Graham’s live in-game blog, plus pregame and postgame notes, offer the most complete picture of the game that you can imagine.

Clemson wallops overmatched UVa., 59-10

Eighth-ranked Clemson scored on four straight possessions spanning the second and third quarters to break open what was briefly a tight game and roll to a 59-10 win over Virginia on Saturday in Charlottesville. The loss was the sixth in a row for Virginia (2-7, 0-5 ACC).

Inside the Numbers: Clemson by 20?

Virginia has been more competitive the past couple of weeks, more than you might expect from a team reeling from a five-game losing streak. Even so, Clemson by … 20? That’s the early line on this weekend’s game in Charlottesville.

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Georgia Tech holds off UVa., 35-25

An inexplicable sequence that left Virginia without points at the Georgia Tech 1 to close the first half said it all. The Yellow Jackets maintained a tenuous 14-10 lead despite committing four first-half turnovers, and pulled away in the fourth quarter to post a 35-25 win over the hapless Cavs Saturday in Charlottesville.

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Live Blog: #UVavsGeorgiaTech

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham will be live from Scott Stadium with coverage of today’s ACC football clash between the University of Virginia (2-5, 0-3 ACC) and Georgia Tech (4-3, 3-2 ACC) (hashtag #UVavsGT).

Chris Graham: Another Mike London botched endgame ends in another L

UVa. coach Mike London is once again is under fire for mismanaging an endgame situation. This time it was UVa.’s final drive at Byrd Stadium on Saturday.

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Missed kick, red zone struggles doom UVa. in 28-27 loss at Maryland

Virginia, trailing by a point, had a first down at the Maryland 27 with 1:11 to go. Three conservative running plays later, it was up to backup placekicker Alec Vozenilek to win it.