Tag: second quarter
When Alabama went up 21-6 in the second quarter against Ohio State in the Sugar Bowl late Thursday night, it looked like we were on our way to a one-versus-two final that we could have just avoided if not for the push toward four-team playoff.
The economy grew at a heated 5.0 percent rate in the third quarter of 2014, according to a report from the Bureau of Economic Analysis released on Tuesday.
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.
The Flames scored three times and held the No. 15/15 James Madison potent offense in check in the second half, allowing No. 20/23 Liberty to advance in the NCAA FCS Playoffs with a 26-21 win.
The No. 22/19 William and Mary football team fell to No. 21 Richmond, 34-20, on Senior Night at Zable Stadium.
The Citadel Bulldogs scored 21 points in the third quarter to pull away and went on to a 45-25 victory over the VMI Keydets in The Military Classic of the South.
The UVA defense held a potent Miami attack in check, and put in a surprisingly dominant effort in the second half in a 30-13 win over the favored Hurricanes on Saturday night in Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, Va.
Liberty punched its ticket to the NCAA FCS Playoffs for the first time with a 15-14 victory over No. 2/1 Coastal Carolina, Saturday afternoon, at Brooks Stadium.
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VMI redshirt freshman quarterback Al Cobb added more records to his outstanding debut season, but the Western Carolina Catamounts were able to hold off a second half VMI charge to down the Keydets, 42-27.
The Liberty Flames scored twice in the fourth quarter to pull within two points, but were unable to come up with a defensive stop late in the game, dropping their Senior Day contest, 38-36, to Charleston Southern.
Virginia Tech turned three Duke turnovers into 17 points, and the Hokies escaped with a 17-16 win in Wallace Wade Stadium in Durham, N.C., on Saturday.
The No. 24/25 William and Mary football team earned a 17-7 victory against Elon at Zable Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
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.
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.
ODU football coach Bobby Wilder talks with reporters on Monday. ODU (3-6, 1-4 Conference USA) hosts Florida International (3-6, 2-3 C-USA) on Saturday at 3;30 p.m.
The Washington Redskins fell to the Minnesota Vikings, 29-26, in front of an announced crowd of 52,252 people at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis on Sunday.
UVA football coach Mike London talks with reporters after the Cavs (4-5, 2-3 ACC) lost at Georgia Tech (7-2, 4-2 ACC) on Saturday, 35-10.
The Bridgewater Eagles defense held 22nd-ranked Hampden-Sydney to a season-low nine points as the Eagles rolled past conference-leading Hampden-Sydney by a 34-9 score on Saturday.
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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The No. 18/20 William and Mary football team earned a 31-17 victory against Delaware at Zable Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
The Wofford College Terriers scored the first 17 points of the game to take the lead for good, and went on to a 38-3 win over the VMI Keydets in Southern Conference football action Saturday at Gibbs Stadium in Spartanburg, S.C.
For the umpteenth time, UVA dominated an opponent statistically. For the fourth time this season, an opponent outplayed statistically walked away with the W.
The No. 15/18 William and Mary football team was edged by No. 5/4 Villanova, 35-31. W&M (4-3, 1-2) led, 31-28, with less than a minute remaining, Villanova (6-1, 4-0) scored the game-winning touchdown on a 13-yard pass from quarterback John Robertson to wide receiver Kevin Gulyas with just 0:52 on the clock.
A 3-yard touchdown pass from backup Thomas Sirk to tight end David Reeves broke a fourth-quarter stalemate and lifted Duke to a 20-13 win over UVA on Saturday at Wallace Wade Stadium in Durham, N.C.
Pitt dominated on the ground, gaining 210 yards and holding Virginia Tech to a season-low 26, and the Panthers held off a late Hokies rally to post a 21-16 win in ACC football action in Pittsburgh, Pa., on Thursday night.
Old Dominion University football staged a valiant second half comeback but Jameill Showers threw two touchdowns late in the fourth quarter and the Monarchs fell 42-35 in El Paso Saturday night.
The No. 10/11 William and Mary football team had its four-game winning streak snapped with a 32-3 loss at No. 4/6 New Hampshire on Saturday afternoon.
Despite the Virginia Military Institute football team cutting the lead to 14-7 at the United States Naval Academy, the Midshipmen scored 23 unanswered points over 5:19 in the second quarter en route to a 51-14 win at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium Saturday afternoon.
An old-fashioned shootout was ended on a defensive play in overtime, allowing Liberty to claim a 55-48 victory over Appalachian State, Saturday afternoon, during Homecoming weekend at Kidd Brewer Stadium.
Emory & Henry scored 27 unanswered points to break a 7-7 first-quarter deadlock with a 34-21 victory over the Bridgewater Eagles on a dreary Saturday afternoon at the Jopson Athletic Complex.
JMU raced to a 27-0 lead at halftime and poured it on from there in a dominating 62-7 win over Towson on Saturday in Bridgeforth Stadium in Harrisonburg, Va.
UVA had a commanding 24-3 lead at the half Saturday night against Pitt. Scott Stadium was buzzing. A blowout win over an ACC rival was in the making. The Cavs had the ball to start the second half. Build on the strong second quarter showing with a successful first drive, put some more points on the board, and the game was over.
Highlights from interviews with Pitt coach Paul Chryst and Panthers players after the 24-19 win by UVA.
UVA holds off a late surge to beat Pittsburgh by a final score of 24-19. UVA senior running back Kevin Parks had a monster game, ripping off 169 yards rushing, which included a season-long 48-yard touchdown run in the second quarter.
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.
UVA raced out to a 24-3 halftime lead, but Pitt hung around until the late stages before finally falling, 24-19, before 43,307 in Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday night.
Despite Old Dominion having procession of the ball just 2:28 minutes less than Marshall, the Monarchs suffered a 56-14 setback in Conference USA action against The Herd on Saturday afternoon at Foreman Field at S.B. Ballard Stadium.
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.
Indiana State racked up 322 first-half total offensive yards and a halftime margin No. 22 Liberty was not able to overcome to secure a 38-19 victory over the Flames on Saturday afternoon at Memorial Stadium.