Tag: jim grobe

What happens when Mike London returns for a sixth season with UVA football?

No doubt that UVA athletics director Craig Littlepage will cite some vague notion of “improvement” as the rationale for giving Mike London yet another chance to get things turned around.


Wake Forest Press Conference: Jordan Garside and Kevin Johnson

ACC Football interview with Wake Forest players Jordan Garside and Kevin Johnson.


Press Conference: Jim Grobe

Wake Forest football coach Jim Grobe talks with the news media on Monday. Wake (2-4, 1-2 ACC) will face Virginia Tech (4-2, 2-0 ACC) on Saturday in Blacksburg. On losing nine games decided by four points or less since November 2008 “Number one is we are playing good teams. That’s the problem. When we’ve been […]


Press Conference: Jim Grobe

Wake Forest football coach Jim Grobe talks with the news media on Monday. Wake (2-4, 1-2 ACC) will face Virginia Tech (4-2, 2-0 ACC) on Saturday in Blacksburg. On losing nine games decided by four points or less since November 2008 “Number one is we are playing good teams. That’s the problem. When we’ve been […]


Wake Forest: Riley's gone

Wake Forest at Virginia Tech: Oct. 16 Riley Skinner won 31 games and led Wake Forest to the Orange Bowl in 2006. Ancient history now. Riley’s gone. “That’s the good thing about having smart kids at Wake Forest. They finally figured out by the end of spring ball that Riley wasn’t coming back,” Wake coach […]


Poll: Who should be the next UVa. football coach?

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Focus | The next UVa. football coach

  Column by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net Before we get to the next UVa. football coach topic, I have a commentary on a point raised in Daily Progress sports editor Jerry Ratcliffe’s column on the sacking of Al Groh. Ratcliffe wrote that it was “bush league” for the athletics department to have informed the news media […]


ACC football press conference quotes

Staff Report Frank Spaziani – Boston College Opening statement: By now, the freshman (Dave Shinskie) is not a freshman and he has played and has the experience. One thing that happened (Saturday) is that, as a team, the line is moving forward but we still have some injuries that are falling backwards. We are a […]


College Football Saturday (And Thursday!)

College Football Saturday begins with a preview of the Thursday-night national-TV matchup between Virginia Tech and Maryland and continues with a look at Saturday’s UVa.-Wake Forest game in Winston-Salem. Hear from the coaches and from AFP editor Chris Graham with commentary and analysis. Length: 10:11.


College Football: If it was up to me, I’d hire Jim Grobe

Column by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net The years-long debate about Al Groh is over and done with now. It’s not a matter of if, basically, but who is going to be his replacement. Groh, in my estimation, survives the season, even as I can make the case for getting rid of him basically whatever Sunday morning […]