Tag: Steve Fairchild

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Back to basics: UVA football needs to address issues with getting plays in from coaches to QB

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.


Video: UVA offensive coordinator Steve Fairchild at Media Day

UVA offensive coordinator Steve Fairchild talks with reporters at Media Day.


Can UVA football find consistency at quarterback?

UVA football under coach Mike London has been marked by inconsistent play and production from the quarterback position.


Video: UVA football offensive coordinator Steve Fairchild

UVA football offensive coordinator Steve Fairchild talks with reporters before an April 3, 2015 spring scrimmage.


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.


Matt Johns: Is he the guy at quarterback for UVA football?

Greyson Lambert was anointed as starting quarterback by UVA football coach Mike London coming out of the spring, supplanting last year’s starter, David Watford, who slid to second on the depth chart.


Notebook: Inside the UVA win over #21 Louisville

Running game looks a lot better: You wouldn’t know it by looking at the quickie stats, which had UVA gaining 114 yards on 40 attempts, not even three yards per.


Can UVA upset #21 Louisville? Heart says no, head says …

Try as I might, I can’t convince myself that UVA can pull it off this weekend against #21 Louisville.


Quarterback controversy and other reasons why UVA football will limp past Richmond on Saturday

UVA coach Mike London isn’t naming a starting quarterback heading into Saturday’s game with Richmond, but it doesn’t take a genius to figure out who’s going to trot out with the offense for Virginia’s first possession.


Mike London on the hot seat: Uncertainty impacts UVA football

UVA football coach Mike London is on the hot seat, which is to say, everybody in the locker room is on the hot seat. His assistants have to wonder what their address will be come Dec. 1. Players with eligibility beyond 2014 have to wonder what happens to them if London is let go, and a new staff comes in with a new approach.


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UVA players, coaches more comfortable: Can that aid big leap forward?

This time last year, with new coordinators on offense, defense and special teams, and new position coaches up and down the sidelines, UVA quarterback Greyson Lambert and his teammates were still trying to memorize the playbook.


Greyson Lambert: Ready to lead UVA football to turnaround season?

Subpar quarterback play has been a key reason UVA football has struggled the past two seasons. Enter redshirt sophomore Greyson Lambert, a highly-touted recruit in the Class of 2012, the former quarterback of the future, now the QB of the present for Coach Mike London and his staff.


Audio: Press conference with UVA offensive coordinator Steve Fairchild

Audio from the press conference with UVA offensive coordinator Steve Fairchild at UVA Football Media Day.


Mike London on first half fiasco: ‘This team is 2-5’

Why did Mike London flub the end-half scenario that left at least three points on the field after a Virginia drive that got stopped at the Georgia Tech 1 as the first-half clock expired?


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Live Blog: #UVavsGeorgiaTech

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham will be live from Scott Stadium with coverage of today’s ACC football clash between the University of Virginia (2-5, 0-3 ACC) and Georgia Tech (4-3, 3-2 ACC) (hashtag #UVavsGT).


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Steve Fairchild hired as new UVa. offensive coordinator

Wow, that was quick. Barely 24 hours after UVa. football coach Mike London had announced that offensive coordinator Bill Lazor was leaving for the NFL, it was announced that Steve Fairchild had been hired to replace Lazor on the staff.