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UVA Football: It’s Greyson Lambert’s world, and the rest of us are just living in it

Greyson Lambert stays at UVA, he’s the backup quarterback on a bad 1-3 team. He leaves Virginia, and he’s the starting quarterback for eighth-ranked Georgia, he has an NCAA record in the books, and on Saturday, he leads the Bulldogs into Sanford Stadium as favorites against Alabama. Oh, and his girlfriend will be in Sanford Stadium to be crowned Miss Georgia at halftime. It’s pretty good to be Greyson Lambert these days.


Backhanded compliment: UVA coach Mike London ‘happy’ for former QB Greyson Lambert

UVA football coach Mike London said Wednesday that he is “happy” for former Virginia starting quarterback Greyson Lambert, who set an NCAA QB record last week in a win for sixth-ranked Georgia, though you could tell that he wasn’t all that happy by the way he said it.


Former UVA starting QB Greyson Lambert sets NCAA record

Greyson Lambert lost the starting quarterback job at UVA in the spring, and according to coach Mike London, the battle between Lambert, the 2014 starter, and last year’s backup, Matt Johns, “wasn’t even close.” Lambert transferred to Georgia, and things seem to be working out pretty well for the redshirt junior.


Ex-UVA starting QB Greyson Lambert gets the nod at Georgia

Greyson Lambert lost the battle for the UVA starting quarterback job this past spring to former backup Matt Johns. Now Lambert, who transferred from Virginia after losing the job, will be the starter for #9 Georgia.


UVA quarterback Matt Johns: Ready to lead

Matt Johns was third on the depth chart at quarterback heading into UVA’s season opener against UCLA last year, but when starter Greyson Lambert struggled in the first half, throwing two pick-sixes as the 10th-ranked Bruins built a 21-3 second-quarter lead, Johns was called into action.


Ex-UVA quarterback Greyson Lambert transferring to Georgia

Multiple news outlets are confirming that former UVA starting quarterback Greyson Lambert is transferring to Georgia. The news comes down on Wednesday, a day after published reports indicated interest from UGA coach Mark Richt, who had recruited Lambert, a Georgia prep star, out of high school.


Corwin Cutler changes mind: QB remains at UVA, #2 on depth chart?

Redshirt freshman UVA quarterback Corwin Cutler has reversed course and will continue his college football career at Virginia.


Update: UVA QB Greyson Lambert transfer options limited

UVA football head coach Mike London announced today junior quarterback Greyson Lambert (Jesup, Ga.) has been granted a release. Lambert will complete his undergraduate degree in anthropology from Virginia this summer and will have two years of eligibility at his new school.


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.


UVA coach Mike London goes with Matt Johns at QB: Surprised? You shouldn’t be

UVA football coach Mike London released his post-spring depth chart Thursday, and you’re forgiven if your eyes glazed over everything else on your way to the line for quarterbacks. Seeing Matt Johns on the top line was probably a surprise. It shouldn’t have been.


Regression? UVA quarterbacks struggle in spring game

Subpar quarterback play is the key reason UVA football coach Mike London is on the hot seat the past three years. The bad news for London coming out of the spring is that the two candidates to be the starter in the fall didn’t show well.


Video: UVA football interviews after 2015 spring game

Interviews with UVA football players Greyson Lambert, Matt Johns, Quin Blanding, T.j. Thorpe and Ross Burbank after Virginia’s 2015 spring football game.


Can UVA football find consistency at quarterback?

UVA football under coach Mike London has been marked by inconsistent play and production from the quarterback position.


Video: UVA football player Greyson Lambert

UVA football player Greyson Lambert talks with reporters before an April 3, 2015 spring scrimmage.


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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Virginia Tech rallies late, defeats UVA, 24-20, extends winning streak to 11

Virginia Tech used a late scoring drive to escape frigid Lane Stadium with a 24-20 win over UVA here Friday night. The win was the 11th straight for Tecgh over the Cavaliers and keeps the Hokies’ bowl streak intact at 22 years.


Video: Interviews with UVA players following win over Miami

Interviews with UVA football players Max Valles, Greyson Lambert and Darius Jennings after Virginia’s 30-13 win over Miami on Saturday.


Postgame: Interviews with UVA coach Mike London, players following Miami win

Interviews with UVA football coach MIke London and Cavs players following Virginia’s 30-13 win over Miami on Saturday.


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Game Review: Inside the UVA 34-20 loss at #2 Florida State

Greyson Lambert had probably his most efficient outing as the UVA starting quarterback, with a passer rating of 132.5 to show for his 20-for-35, 220-yard, three-touchdown effort.


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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.


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Backs against the wall: And UVA football comes out listless

Georgia Tech had two touchdowns on the board before UVA could manage a first down on Saturday in Bobby Dodd Stadium. The Cavaliers, for their part, had three three-and-outs in their first four offensive series.


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Press Conference: UVA football players talk after UNC loss

Interviews with UVA football players Quin Blanding, Greyson Lambert, Kevin Parks, Anthony Harris and Darius Jennings after the Cavs’ 28-27 loss to North Carolina at Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, Va., on Saturday.


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Press Conference: Virginia Cavaliers football coach Mike London

Highlights from the postgame press conference with Virginia Cavaliers football coach Mike London after UVA’s 28-27 loss to North Carolina on Saturday in Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, Va.


Another devastating loss: The end of the Mike London era?

For the fourth time this season, UVA lost a game in which it outplayed its opponent statistically. Which suggests that there is talent in the program. And suggests that the problem isn’t on the field, but with the guys in headsets.


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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.


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.


UVA football fans: About to jump ship?

I had a conversation with a fellow UVA football fan last week that went something like this: Mike London is a good coach, a great recruiter, and he’s the guy who can get Virginia football back to where it was under George Welsh.


UVA Sports Today: Can the ‘Hoos get a must-win against UNC?

Host Jeff Fife and Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham bring you UVA Sports Today. This week’s podcast begins with a look back at Virginia’s 20-13 loss at Duke. Jeff questions Chris on his column referencing quarterback Matt Johns as the man at UVA and questions whether Greyson Lambert needs to be reinserted as the starter.


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.


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How does UVA football match up with defending ACC Coastal champ Duke?

Duke football is riding about as high as you can get in that sport on that campus. A 5-1 start on the heels of a 10-win season that landed the Blue Devils in the 2013 ACC Championship Game and the Chick-fil-A Bowl is what David Cutcliffe has fans almost expecting now.


Injury reports for Pitt, UVA heading into ACC football clash

UVA (3-2, 1-0 ACC) hosts Pitt (3-2, 1-0 ACC) Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, Va. The two programs released their weekly injury reports on Thursday.


Meaningful October football: Can UVA get leg up on ACC Coastal race?

How long has it been since UVA Nation was getting ready for a meaningful fall football game in Scott Stadium? It turns out that 2011 was only three years ago, but it feels like forever.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Still two? UVA depth chart lists Lambert, or Johns, as starting QB at BYU

The UVA quarterback situation is still officially unsettled. The depth chart for Saturday’s game at BYU has Greyson Lambert and Matt Johns listed at #1 at quarterback.


Notebook: Inside the UVA win over #21 Louisville

Running game looks a lot better: You wouldn’t know it by looking at the quickie stats, which had UVA gaining 114 yards on 40 attempts, not even three yards per.


The difference? It was the UVA D

Offense was hard to come by for both UVA and #21 Louisville on Saturday. Neither team got past the 300-yard mark in total offense, and after the Cardinals marched down the field for a touchdown on their first drive, it was a slog the rest of the way.


Press Conference: UVA football coach Mike London

UVA football coach Mike London talks with reporters after the Cavs’ 23-21 upset win over #21 Louisville on Saturday in Charlottesville, Va.


Press Conference: UVA players after upset of #21 Louisville

Several UVA football players talk with reporters following the Cavs’ 23-21 upset of #21 Louisville on Saturday in Charlottesville, Va.


Upset! UVA rallies late, knocks off #21 Louisville, 23-21

UVA converted a late Louisville turnover into a 42-yard Ian Frye field goal with 3:42 to go, and the ‘Hoos defense put up a last-drive stand to complete the 23-21 upset of #21 Louisville on Saturday at Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, Va.


Greyson Lambert needs to be the man for UVA on Saturday

The struggles of Greyson Lambert as the new starting quarterback at UVA have been well-chronicled, here and elsewhere. If Lambert even just manages the game against then-seventh-ranked UCLA in the opener two weeks ago, the Cavs pull off the monumental upset.


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.


Video: Interview with UVA quarterback Greyson Lambert

UVA quarterback Greyson Lambert talks with reporters after the Cavs’ 45-13 win over Richmond on Saturday.


Quarterback controversy and other reasons why UVA football will limp past Richmond on Saturday

UVA coach Mike London isn’t naming a starting quarterback heading into Saturday’s game with Richmond, but it doesn’t take a genius to figure out who’s going to trot out with the offense for Virginia’s first possession.


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.


Mike London on starting QB: Matt Johns. Or Greyson Lambert. Maybe both

UVA football coach Mike London enters this week still not having made a decision on who his starting quarterback will be for the Cavs’ Week 2 matchup with Richmond.


Conservative play-calling draws ire of UVA fans in tight loss

To say that the game plan and play-calling in Saturday’s 28-20 UVA loss to seventh-ranked UCLA was conservative is to do injustice to the word conservative.


#7 UCLA holds off upset-minded UVA, 28-20

Three defensive touchdowns gave #7 UCLA a 21-3 second-quarter lead, and but unranked and unrespected UVA took the game to the final series in a 28-20 loss in the 2014 season opener for both teams in Charlottesville, Va.