Tag: Taquan Mizzell
UVA senior tailback Taquan Mizzell had seven carries for seven yards with two lost fumbles in Saturday’s 37-20 loss to Richmond.
Taquan Mizzell is looking to build on a big 2015 season that saw him lead UVA in rushing and set a receiving record for running backs in the ACC.
UVA running back Taquan Mizzell was named to the 2016 preseason Doak Walker Award Watch List, PwC SMU Athletic Forum announced Thursday.
UVA tailback Taquan Mizzell has been named to the preseason Biletnikoff Award Watch List, the Tallahassee Quarterback Club Foundation announced Wednesday.
UVA tailback Taquan Mizzell has been named to the preseason Maxwell Award Watch List, the Maxwell Football Club announced Tuesday.
UVA tailback Taquan Mizzell was flagged for an illegal formation penalty for lining up more than five yards off the ball on an onside kick with 1:16 to go. Mizzell recovered the kick, but it was for naught. Virginia was penalized five yards and forced to re-kick. Louisville recovered the kick and ran out the clock.
UVA football averaged 137.8 yards per game on the ground in 2014, 99th nationally among 128 FBS teams, and that was with senior tailback Kevin Parks, who finished his career ranked fifth in program history with 3,219 rushing yards, getting the bulk of the carries.
UVA football player Taquan Mizzell talks with reporters before an April 3, 2015 spring scrimmage.
Might the ‘Hoos be competitive on Saturday against a Miami team that UVA has had some success against in the London era, winning three of the four games in the series under London?
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.
UVA was outplayed in a sloppy first half by heavy underdog Kent State, but took control in a dominant third quarter and ultimately coasted to a 45-13 win in front of just 33,526 fans at Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, Va., on Saturday.
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.
UVA football coach Mike London talks with reporters after the Cavs’ 23-21 upset win over #21 Louisville on Saturday in Charlottesville, Va.
UVA transfers Michael Strauss and Michael Rocco threw for a combined 363 yards, but Richmond turned the ball over seven times, and Virginia made the Spiders pay in posting a 45-13 pasting before 34,533 fans and 30,414 empty seats in Scott Stadium on Saturday.
Greyson Lambert started for UVA on Saturday, as expected. Matt Johns relieved, as expected. David Watford, the 2013 starter, even got two series, but that was pure mop up duty.
Richmond outgained UVA by more than 100 yards. Two Virginia transfers, Michael Srauss and Michael Rocco, combined to throw for 366 yards against a defense that stifled seventh-ranked UCLA just a week ago.
To say that the game plan and play-calling in Saturday’s 28-20 UVA loss to seventh-ranked UCLA was conservative is to do injustice to the word conservative.
And now, yeah, we have ourselves another Virginia football quarterback controversy, though coach Mike London wasn’t ready to concede that Saturday afternoon.
Three defensive touchdowns gave #7 UCLA a 21-3 second-quarter lead, and but unranked and unrespected UVA took the game to the final series in a 28-20 loss in the 2014 season opener for both teams in Charlottesville, Va.
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.