Tag: QB

Why is everybody dumping on Robert Griffin III?

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is this generation’s Ryan Leaf, the second pick behind a once-in-a-generation QB going bust. Except that he’s not Ryan Leaf, or anything close to it.


Military Bowl Preview: Can Virginia Tech close out another winning season?

Virginia Tech kept its bowl streak alive with a 24-20 win over UVA a month ago on Black Friday. But another streak is on the line Saturday at 1 p.m. in the Military Bowl: 21 straight winning seasons for the Hokies, dating back to the start of the bowl streak in 1993.


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ODU football adds 10 student-athletes for spring semester

ODU football coach Bobby Wilder announced that 10 student-athletes will join the Monarchs for the spring semester in January.


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.


JMU QB Vad Lee wins Dudley Award

James Madison redshirt-junior quarterback Vad Lee has been named the Bill Dudley Award, the Richmond Times-Dispatch announced Wednesday at a banquet in Short Pump.


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ACC releases 2014 coaches football awards, All-ACC teams

ACC Player of the Year James Conner of Pitt leads the 2014 All-Atlantic Coast Conference Football Team, as selected by the league’s 14 head coaches.


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ACC announces football players of the week

Clemson, Georgia Tech and Louisville lead the final 2014 ACC Football Players of the Week with two selections each following wins over in-state SEC rivals on Saturday.


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ACC announces football players of the week

North Carolina led the way with three selections as the Atlantic Coast Conference announced its Football Players of the Week on Monday.


Next man up: We just witnessed the end of the RG3 era with the Redskins

It ends on a sack. Robert Griffin III lost a fumble on a third-down sack by San Francisco linebacker Ahmad Brooks in the final minute of the Washington Redskins 17-13 loss on Sunday.


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ACC announces football players of the week

Four Florida State student-athletes are among the eight honored as ACC Football Players of the Week following their performances on Saturday.


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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.


Andrew S. Ryan: UVA football gets London-ed

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.


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Letter: UNC academic scandal

Personally I think that UNC should abandon their sports program for a couple years, then field a group of students that can play, and do the academics. There are many good kids who have gone on to professional sports, and made excellent examples of what a student-athlete should be.


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.


Press Conference: Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer

Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer talks with reporters on Monday. The Hokies (4-3, 1-2 ACC) host ACC rival Miami (4-3, 1-2 ACC) on Thursday night in Blacksburg, Va.


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ACC announces football players of the week

Pitt leads the way with three student-athletes honored as Atlantic Coast Conference Football Players of the Week. Two student-athletes from Florida State, North Carolina and Syracuse were recognized.


Press Conference: Duke coach David Cutcliffe

Interviews with Duke football coach David Cutcliffe and Duke players after the Blue Devils’ 20-13 win over UVA on Saturday at Wallace Wade Stadium in Durham, N.C.


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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.


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ACC football players of the week: Oct. 13

Miami paced this week’s list of top performers with three student-athletes honored as Atlantic Coast Conference Football Players of the Week announced on Monday following Saturday’s action, while two from Boston College were recognized.


Richmond Raiders indoor football roster taking shape for 2015

The Richmond Raiders have taken the first step toward putting together the squad that will begin play in the franchise’s sixth season of professional indoor football.


VMI QB Al Cobb named to Jerry Rice Watch List

VMI quarterback Al Cobb has been named to the 2014 Jerry Rice Award Watch List as announced by The Sports Network Wednesday.


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Postgame: Inside the Pitt locker room after 24-19 UVA win

Highlights from interviews with Pitt coach Paul Chryst and Panthers players after the 24-19 win by UVA.


#14 Chattanooga blitzes VMI football, 55-7

The nationally-ranked defense of the #14 Chattanooga Mocs lived up to its billing, shutting down VMI and handing the Keydets a 55-7 Southern Conference loss Saturday afternoon at Finley Stadium in Chattanooga, Tenn.


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ACC names football players of the week

Clemson, Florida State and NC State each saw two student-athletes recognized as ACC Football Players of the Week following their performances in Saturday’s league games.


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ACC names football players of the week

Florida State and Georgia Tech each saw an offensive and defensive player earn an Atlantic Coast Conference weekly football honor for their play in key league division wins on Saturday.


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.


Game Preview: UVA football vs. BYU

Augusta Free Press previews the game between UVA (2-1, 1-0 ACC) and BYU (3-0). The ‘Hoos make the trek across the continent for their first road game of 2014.


Press Conference: Washington QB Kirk Cousins and wideout DeSean Jackson

Washington quarterback Kirk Cousins and wideout DeSean Jackson talk with reporters on Wednesday. Washington (1-1) plays at Philadelphia (2-0) on Sunday.


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.


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Video: East Carolina upsets #17 Virginia Tech, 28-21

A week after a huge win over Ohio State, Virginia Tech was upset at home as East Carolina beat the Hokies 28-21.


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Press Conference: Louisville players talk tough loss to UVA

A group of Louisville players talk with reporters after the Cardinals’ 23-21 loss to UVA on Saturday in Charlottesville, Va.