Tag: phillip sims
Mike London might be passionate, might be charismatic, might be well-meaning, but he just doesn’t convey confidence of having superior football intellect for a guy making millions.
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.
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.
There has been a lot wrong about UVA football these past nine years, three of them winning seasons, but the biggest hindrance has been quarterback play.
Who’s your quarterback, Mike London? We’re five springs into London’s tenure as UVa. football coach, and we still don’t know.
Virginia football coach Mike London announced today that quarterback Phillip Sims is ineligible and and will no longer be enrolled at the University after completion of his current summer school session.
Michael Rocco’s third fumbled snap in three games pushed UVa. head coach Mike London. “At that point in time, right after the mucked snap, I just wanted him to get on the sideline and look at the game a little bit,” said London, explaining his decision to sit his starting quarterback for two series spanning the end of the third quarter and start of the fourth quarter Saturday at home against Penn State.
The knock on Phillip Sims heading into the 2012 football season was that the ballyhooed Alabama transfer and former top QB recruit in the nation just hadn’t had time to get the UVa. offense down pat. It was just one drive at the end of a 43-19 blowout win over a I-AA team, but what a drive it was.
Michael Rocco will get the ball as the starting quarterback at Virginia, winning a tough three-man battle with Alabama transfer Phillip Sims and last year’s backup, David Watford
The NCAA informed the University of Virginia on Wednesday that sophomore quarterback Phillip Sims has been granted a waiver and will be eligible to compete on the Cavalier football team this fall. He will not be required to sit out one season per the NCAA’s bylaws regarding undergraduate transfers