UVA football head coach Mike London announced today the hiring of Dave Borbely as the offensive line coach and Chris Beatty as the running backs coach.
Virginia Tech athletics director Whit Babcock issued a statement on Saturday to announce that football coach Frank Beamer will return for the 2015 season.
Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham was a guest on “The Mark Moses Show” on 95.9-The Fan in Melbourne, Fla., on Wednesday talking sports.
Satchel Ziffer kicked a 27-yard field goal with no time left as Old Dominion defeated Florida Atlantic 31-28 to win three-straight to end the regular season.
The UVA football team was one of 61 institutions recognized this week by the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) for graduating at least 75 percent or more of their football student-athletes.
Is the problem at UVA lack of talent on the roster? The recruiting numbers would suggest, as they did at this time last year with respect to JMU, no.
ODU football coach Bobby Wilder talks with reporters on Monday.
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.
One thing has been made clear to me the past couple of days: a small, but vocal, portion of the JMU sports fan base wants to see the Dukes football program move up to FBS.
Virginia Cavaliers football heads to Atlanta Saturday to face the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets in the first of two consecutive road ACC games for the Cavaliers. The game will be televised on ESPNU.
The Atlantic Coast Conference’s presence in the forefront of academic success was demonstrated once again in the latest NCAA Graduation Success Rates (GSR) released today.
James Madison University is working with CarrSports Consulting on the development of a comprehensive athletics strategic plan that is expected to be ready for public review in early 2015.
UVA and North Carolina will meet for the 119th time in the South’s Oldest Rivalry, a series that was first played in 1892. The Cavaliers have faced the Tar Heels more than any other school (118) in program history.
An old-fashioned shootout was ended on a defensive play in overtime, allowing Liberty to claim a 55-48 victory over Appalachian State, Saturday afternoon, during Homecoming weekend at Kidd Brewer Stadium.
A critic of Mike London commenting on Augusta Free Press this week pointed to the anemic offensive efficiency rating for the UVA offense in the ESPN Football Power Index. Yikes, yeah, 89th in the country among the 128 FBS teams. That’s bad, beyond bad.
Following their third win in a row, Liberty’s football program is back in both FCS national polls, which were released earlier today.
ODU senior Antonio Vaughan was named the College Football Performance Awards National Punt Returner of the Week, the CFPA announced on Tuesday.
Old Dominion University football travels to defending Conference USA Champion Rice, on Saturday Sept. 20 as the Monarchs take on the Owls in their first C-USA game in school history.
After earning a 29-14 victory against Norfolk State in its home opener on Saturday, the William and Mary football team moved up in both major Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) polls this week.
Old Dominion University football and the University of Massachusetts have reached a two-year home and home agreement beginning in 2016 with the Minutemen visiting Norfolk while ODU returns to UMass in 2017.
Old Dominion University football hosts Eastern Michigan on Saturday, Sept. 13 in the first FBS home game in school history.
After earning a 42-14 victory at Hampton on Saturday, the William and Mary football team moved up in both major Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) polls this week.
ODU football coach Bobby Wilder talks with reporters at his weekly press conference. The Monarchs host Eastern Michigan on Saturday.
Michael Strauss definitely wanted Saturday’s game. The former UVA backup, now starting, and excelling, as a second-year starting quarterback at Richmond, felt like he had a lot to prove bringing his Spiders in to play against his old teammates and the coach who first recruited him, Mike London.
The Bowling Green Falcons returned one punt for a touchdown and blocked another for a score, en route to a 48-7 win over the VMI Keydets Saturday in Bowling Green, Ohio.
ODU football coach Bobby Wilder talks with reporters on Monday. The Monarchs travel to NC State to play on Saturday.
No. 23 North Carolina erased a third quarter Liberty lead by scoring 28 points during a four-minute span, allowing the Tar Heels to open the 2014 season with a 56-29 win over Liberty, Saturday evening, at Kenan Stadium.
We’ll have a sense of UVA football coach Mike London’s job security somewhere around 3:15 p.m. Eastern on Saturday.
Virginia Tech Director of Athletics Whit Babcock announced a two-year contract extension through January 1, 2019 for head football coach Frank Beamer on Wednesday.
JMU football will open a new era under first-year head coach Everett Withers Saturday when he takes the Dukes to College Park. Md., to face the newest member of the Big Ten in the Maryland Terrapins.
Liberty Flames Head Football Coach Turner Gill held his first weekly press conference of the season today in the Donor Room of the Williams Football Operations Center.
Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer made official over the weekend what a lot of us thought was inevitable in naming Texas Tech transfer Michael Brewer the starting quarterback for the Hokies’ opener with William and Mary this weekend.
The No. 19/22 William and Mary football team will open the 2014 season when it plays at Virginia Tech this Saturday at 4 p.m.
ODU has officially released the “Taylor’s Tally” page on ODUSports.com to promote senior quarterback Taylor Heinicke for national awards.
ODU quarterback Taylor Heinicke was named to the Manning Award Watch List on Thursday.
Among the first things that Everett Withers did upon getting the JMU football job was switch from the 4-3 defensive front to the 3-4. There’s a lot more to the change than reversing the numbers, of course. Withers feels the 3-4 is perfect for a I-AA program like James Madison because it enables him and his staff to be creative in recruiting.
The date has been circled on the calendars of Virginia Tech football fans since it was announced. Sept. 6, 2014, Virginia Tech at Ohio State. Turns out the date is looming large on the minds of Hokie players, too.
A reporter at the ACC Football Kickoff this week was trying to put Florida State football coach Jimbo Fisher on the spot about the money being spent on upgrades to the program’s football facilities.
ODU quarterback Taylor Heinicke was named to the 2014 Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award Watch List, the award committee announced on Wednesday.
Old Dominion University quarterback Taylor Heinicke was named to the 2014 Maxwell Award Watch List given to the College Football Player of the Year by the Maxwell Club.
ODU football had four student-athletes named to the Phil Steele preseason All-Conference USA team, the magazine announced on Wednesday.
Conference USA announced today that four ODU C-USA football games will be televised in the Monarchs’ inaugural season in the league, including the league opener at Rice and ODU’s first-ever home contest on a Friday night against Middle Tennessee.
The return of Southern Conference league play for the first time in 12 years highlights the 2014 VMI football schedule. VMI will play its first home SoCon game in Lexington against Mercer on Sept. 27.
Andrew Brown Sr., the father of consensus national Top 10 football recruit Andrew Brown Jr., “wanted to ensure Mike London is gonna be there, because that could change the situation around,” Brown Sr. said in a recent interview with the Washington Post.
ODU and Virginia Tech have agreed on a four-year home-and-home football series in addition to the three-year pact the two schools have already signed. The new four-year deal will begin in Norfolk in 2022 while the Monarchs will travel to Blacksburg in 2023. The two teams will play again at ODU in 2024 and return to Virginia Tech in 2025.
Taylor Heinicke passed for 533 yards and Colby Goodwyn rushed for three touchdowns to lead Old Dominion University football to an historic 59-38 win at Idaho. The win is the first over an FBS opponent in school history and moves ODU to 7-3 on the season.
Women’s soccer is #1 in the nation, men’s basketball is ranked in the AP Top 25, baseball has been to two College World Series in the past five years. Craig Littlepage has a lot to trot out in defense of his tenure as athletics director at the University of Virginia.
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.
Why did Mike London flub the end-half scenario that left at least three points on the field after a Virginia drive that got stopped at the Georgia Tech 1 as the first-half clock expired?
Virginia’s junior punter Alec Vozenilek has been named to the 2013 Ray Guy Award candidate list, announced by the Augusta Sports Council. Vozenilek is one of 85 candidates named to the list for the award that identifies the nation’s top punter.