Tag: Mike London
Let’s get right down to it: your favorite college sports school, UVA or Virginia Tech. And the survey said?
Published reports have former Virginia football coach Mike London, who resigned his post at UVA on Nov. 29, getting hired at Maryland.
Virginia athletics director Craig Littlepage had taken to carrying that Capital One Cup around as a protective shield.
University of Virginia director of athletics Craig Littlepage announced today the resignation of head football coach Mike London, effective immediately.
Why wait, right? We all know that Mike London isn’t going to be back at Virginia. And we know that Virginia Tech has upped the ante with Whit Babcock using Bryant Hall to announce to the world that the rumors that he has snatched Justin Fuente off the market aren’t official yet, but will be soon.
Mike London knows it. He was asked twice in his postgame presser following Virginia’s 23-20 loss to rival Virginia Tech on Saturday about his future.
Virginia football coach Mike London addresses a question in his postgame press conference Saturday about his future. London, 27-46 overall and 14-34 in the ACC in six seasons at UVA, is widely expected to be fired after the Cavs posted their fourth losing season in a row.
Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer and Virginia coach Mike London put their rivalries aside in order to team up with the Virginia State Police for a traffic safety public service announcement.
One reader adroitly observed that I can be good at talking out of both sides of my mouth when it comes to talking about the future of UVA football coach Mike London.
UVA football coach Mike London talks with reporters on Tuesday on the ACC Football Coaches Teleconference.
How long has it been since Virginia has beaten Virginia Tech in football? Well, you’re familiar with Facebook, of course. Facebook has come to be since the last time the Cavs beat the Hokies on the gridiron.
Virginia football coach Mike London was asked at his weekly Monday press conference about his future. For only about the millionth time.
UVA football coach Mike London talks with reporters on Monday. Virginia (4-7, 3-4 ACC) hosts Virginia Tech (5-6, 3-4 ACC) on Saturday.
I wrote the most recent Mike London football coach obituary two weeks ago after Virginia lost on the road at Louisville to clinch yet another losing season under the sixth-year coach.
Virginia coach Mike London picked up a 15-yard penalty after vehemently arguing a pass-interference penalty on a potential game-tying drive by Duke in the fourth quarter of the Cavs’ 42-34 win on Saturday.
UVA football coach Mike London talks with reporters on the ACC Football Coaches Teleconference on Wednesday.
UVA football coach Mike London, asked at his Monday press conference to address his future, chose to focus on the short term.
UVA football coach Mike London talks with reporters on Monday. The Cavs (3-7, 2-4 ACC) host Duke (6-4, 3-3 ACC) on Saturday.
It’s official. Another UVA season will end with a losing record. Which means it’s time for the athletics department to finally deal with its Mike London issue. Now.
UVA football coach Mike London talks with reporters on Wednesday’s ACC Coaches Teleconference.
The margin of error for UVA football is: there is no margin of error. With three games remaining, the 3-6 Cavs need to win all three to become bowl-eligible.
UVA football coach Mike London talks with reporters on Monday. The Cavs (3-6, 2-3 ACC) face Louisville (5-4, 4-2 ACC) on Saturday.
Saturday’s 27-21 loss at Miami was another frustrating result for UVA football. The Cavs (3-6, 2-3 ACC) were once again right there, as they were in the 34-27 loss to #5 Notre Dame in Week 2, and their losses to Pitt and UNC last month.
UVA football coach Mike London talks with reporters on Wednesday on the ACC Coaches Teleconference.
UVA football coach Mike London talks with reporters on Monday. The Cavs (3-5, 2-2 ACC) play at Miami (5-3, 2-2 ACC) on Saturday.
A large segment of UVA football fans have had Nov. 28 marked on their calendars as the final day of the six-year nightmare that has been the Mike London era. Whether or not it will be London’s last game mostly looking confused on the sidelines at Scott Stadium remains to be seen, but we now know that it will be the final game that Frank Beamer will coach in the state of Virginia.
UVA football coach Mike London talks with reporters on Wednesday on the ACC coaches teleconference.
Virginia football head coach Mike London announced that two more members of the 2016 recruiting class have signed grant-in-aid paperwork, and will enroll early at UVA in January and will take part in spring practice.
Miami coach Al Golden was fired on Sunday with the ‘Canes at 4-3 in the 2015 season. How much more of a leash does Mike London get at UVA (2-5, 1-2 ACC), and what about Frank Beamer at Virginia Tech (3-5, 1-3 ACC)? Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham breaks down the coaching carousel with Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450 in Lexington, Va., along with the latest on VMI, JMU and the 2015 World Series.
Ten days ago, Al Golden was celebrating an ACC win over Virginia Tech. Then his Miami team got buzzsawed by Clemson, and he was out of a job. Virginia coach Mike London is familiar with the concept of hot seats. The Cavs are 2-5 this season, 25-43 in five-plus seasons under London, and on the verge of their fifth losing season in the last six under the $3 million-a-year coach.
UVA football coach Mike London talks with reporters on Monday. The Cavs (2-5, 1-2 ACC) host Georgia Tech (3-5, 1-4 ACC) on Saturday.
Stop me if you’re heard this one before from UVA football coach Mike London. “That’s a good football team, but at the same time we didn’t finish the game like we showed we could last week. It was disappointing to finish the way we did. We’ve got to improve in a lot of areas. We’ve got to continue to do that.” This was London after the 26-13 loss to UNC on Saturday.
UVA football coach Mike London talks with reporters on the ACC football coaches teleconference on Wednesday. The ‘Hoos (2-4, 1-1 ACC) play at North Carolina (5-1, 2-0 ACC) on Saturday.
It has been assumed since the latter stages of the 2013 season that UVA and Mike London would eventually part ways, the only question being when athletics director Craig Littlepage would finally pull the trigger. Now we have to wonder if Virginia Tech and Frank Beamer might soon be parting ways themselves.
UVA football coach Mike London talks with reporters on Monday. The Cavs (2-4, 1-1 ACC) play at North Carolina (5-1, 2-0 ACC) on Saturday.
Third-and-15 from the UVA 9. Cavs down three inside of six minutes to go. The offense is in this position because of another dumb penalty, a delay of game after a first-down pass from Matt Johns to Canaan Severin.
UVA football coach Mike London addressed communication issues with his defense last week by moving defensive coordinator Jon Tenuta from the press box to the sidelines. This week, London was asked about communication issues with his offense, which has had three delay-of-game penalties and used nine timeouts due to delays in getting plays called from offensive coordinator Steve Fairchild to quarterback Matt Johns.
Assuming UVA is going to part ways at the end of the 2015 season with football coach Mike London, who is on his way to a fifth losing season in six years, the school would appear to be at best second in line for the top available coaching candidates out there now that Southern Cal has parted ways with Steve Sarkisian.
UVA football coach Mike London talks with reporters on Monday. The Cavs (1-4, 0-1 ACC) host Syracuse (3-2, 1-0 ACC) on Saturday.
Last week I wrote a column needling some of my fellow UVA football fans for conflating the on-field struggles of coach Mike London as being indicative of some kind of moral failings on the part of London.
There was nothing remarkable about today’s 26-19 loss for UVA football on the road at Pitt. There was no last-second touchdown surrendered by the defense snatching defeat from the jaws of victory; the first play from scrimmage wasn’t a pick-six. This, it must be noted, counts as progress for the Mike London-led ‘Hoos.
With traffic deaths on Virginia highways on the increase for the first time in two years, the Virginia State Police is hoping a new collaborative campaign with two of the Commonwealth’s flagship universities will help bring much needed attention to the necessity for all Virginians to make traffic safety a priority.
You thought UVA paying Mike London $2.5 million a year to coach the Cavs to one losing season after another. USA Today would say you were understating how much it costs to aspire to mediocrity.
UVA football coach Mike London talks with reporters on the ACC coaches teleconference on Wednesday.
You don’t want to look at where the UVA defense ranks among its ACC peers. That’s called a spoiler alert, because it ain’t pretty.
UVA football coach Mike London talks with reporters on Monday. The Cavs (1-3, 0-0 ACC) open ACC play on Saturday at Pitt (3-1, 1-0 ACC).
UVA football head coach Mike London announced that three members of the 2016 recruiting class have signed grant-in-aid paperwork, and will enroll early at Virginia in January and will take part in spring practice.
UVA football coach Mike London talks with reporters on the ACC coaches teleconference on Wednesday.
Two hills I will die defending: the one that says UVA football Mike London is rightly on the firing line, and the one that says Mike London is nonetheless still an excellent representative of the University of Virginia.
Good news: UVA football coach Mike London is, right now, in line to have his best-ranked recruiting class since 2011. Rivals has the 2016 class ranked 26th, ahead of luminaries like Oregon (28th), TCU (33rd), Auburn (40th), in-state rival Virginia Tech (45th).
Who could get the boot first – UVA football coach Mike London, or Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer? Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham answers that question and talks NFL and MLB pennant races with host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450 in Lexington, Va.
Google searches related to UVA football are as likely to include references to dumpster fires as bowl destinations, but that will happen when you’re 1-3, the one was a narrow win over an FCS school, and the last of the three was a 56-14 loss at home to an unranked team.
Doug Doughty at the Roanoke Times pointed out on Twitter today that the last time UVA students repainted Beta Bridge to call for the sacking of the football coach, in 2007, Al Groh’s Cavs responded by winning seven straight games.
What can you possibly say that comes across as positive if you’re a UVA football fan after a 56-14 loss for your guys in orange and blue?
Does UVA make a coaching change this week? Well, it’s obvious what will happen. It’s also obvious what should happen.