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UVA football promotional dates set for 2018 schedule

The promotional dates for the 2018 Virginia home football games were announced today (Feb. 19). Each of UVA’s seven games at Scott Stadium have a special event associated with the contest.


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Virginia football adds three on Signing Day

The Virginia football program signed 21 student-athletes to National Letters of Intent (NLI) for the 2018-19 academic school year and one grant-in-aid for a graduate transfer, head coach Bronco Mendenhall announced, which brings the total to 22 recruits.


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Virginia football season tickets on sale Jan. 29

Season tickets for the 2018 Virginia football home schedule will be on sale for renewals and new buyers beginning Monday, Jan. 29. The season ticket renewal and priority ordering deadline is Monday, April 30.


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Analysis: What does Virginia football 2018 schedule portend?

Virginia football took advantage of a favorable schedule to go bowling in 2017 for the first time in six years. An early look at the 2018 schedule suggests that a return trip to the football postseason is possible.


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Virginia announces 2018 football schedule

The Atlantic Coast Conference released the 2018 football schedules for its member institutions today (Jan. 17). Virginia’s slate features 12 regular-season games, including seven home contests and two contests to be played on Fridays.


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Griswold named director of football development, performance at UVA

Virginia head football coach Bronco Mendenhall announced today (Jan. 9) that Shawn Griswold has been named director of football development and performance. He will join the Cavalier staff on Jan. 15.


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The Mendenhall UVA Football Rebuild: Patience

The 49-7 Military Bowl loss to Navy makes clear that the UVA football rebuild ongoing under second-year coach Bronco Mendenhall is far from over.


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UVA football: Ricky Brumfield named assistant coach

UVA head football coach Bronco Mendenhall announced the hiring of Ricky Brumfield as the Cavaliers’ 10th assistant football coach. He will assume the role of special teams coordinator. The 2018 season will be Brumfield’s 18th as a collegiate coach.


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UVA football’s Blanding, Kiser, Benkert rolling dice playing in Military Bowl?

You wouldn’t blame UVA seniors Quin Blanding, Micah Kiser or Kurt Benkert for sitting out the Military Bowl. I’m seeing draft boards projecting each of the three going between the third and fifth round of the 2018 NFL Draft, which would translate to roughly $2 million to $3 million in salary and bonuses, assuming a rookie four-year deal.


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Five best victories of Virginia Cavaliers

The recent performance of the Virginia Cavaliers might not be that satisfying for their fans this season. It is because after winning against Georgia Tech, they have now lost against Louisville, Miami and Virginia Tech in their last three matches with Navy Midshipmen match coming next.


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UVA football announces 2018 early signees

The UVA football program signed 18 student-athletes to National Letters of Intent (NLI) for the 2018-19 academic school year, head coach Bronco Mendenhall announced.


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Press Conference: UVA football coach Bronco Mendenhall

UVA football coach Bronco Mendenhall talks with reporters after the Cavs’ 41-10 loss to Boston College on Saturday.


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Boston College hammers UVA, 41-10

Boston College took control early with big plays, then stifled the Virginia offense in a dominating 41-10 victory over the ‘Hoos on Saturday.


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Live Blog: UVA faces Boston College in ACC football

Scott German and Josh Simmons handle the live blog duties today as UVA (5-1, 2-0 ACC) faces Boston College (3-4, 1-3 ACC).


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Press Conference: UVA football coach Bronco Mendenhall

UVA football coach Bronco Mendenhall talks with reporters on Monday. The ‘Hoos (5-1, 2-0 ACC) face Boston College (3-4, 1-3 ACC) on Saturday.


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Game Preview: UVA looks for sixth win against surging Boston College

It’s mid-October, and UVA football is a win away from bowl eligibility. You’re still trying to let that sink in.


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UVA at 5-1? You cannot be serious

UVA football is 5-1 for the first time since 2007, and this one is so-o-o-o different than that one.


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Video: UVA football coach Bronco Mendenhall on win over UNC

UVA football coach Bronco Mendenhall talks with reporters after the Cavs’ 20-14 win at North Carolina.


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Flipping the script: UVA football winning games it used to lose

UVA’s 20-14 win at North Carolina on Saturday played out a lot like another recent ‘Hoos-Heels game.


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UVA rallies, tops UNC, 20-14

UVA took the lead for good on an 81-yard catch-and-run touchdown by Olamide Zaccheaus, then held on for a gritty 20-14 win at North Carolina on Saturday.


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Live Blog: UVA football faces UNC in ACC road opener

AFP editor Chris Graham leads our live blog as UVA (4-1, 1-0 ACC) faces UNC (1-5, 0-3 ACC) in the Cavs’ ACC road opener.


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Walk the line: UVA success in 2017 starts up front on offense

What has been the key to the 4-1 start for UVA football? Two words: the line.


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Game Preview: UVA opens as road favorite at UNC

You wouldn’t have been surprised to see UNC 4-1 and UVA 1-5 heading into their ACC matchup in Chapel Hill.


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Press Conference: UVA football coach Bronco Mendenhall talks UNC

UVA football coach Bronco Mendenhall talks with reporters on Monday ahead of the Cavs’ game this weekend at North Carolina.


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UVA shows grit, resolve, grinding out win over Duke

Somebody needs to say it, so I’ll just say it. Today’s game with Duke was the kind that UVA would have lost before Bronco Mendenhall.


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UVA tops Duke: Postgame notes, highlights

Game notes and video highlights from the 28-21 UVA win over Duke on Saturday.


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Press Conference: UVA football coach Bronco Mendenhall on win over Duke

UVA football coach Bronco Mendenhall talks with reporters after the Cavs’ 28-21 win over Duke on Saturday.


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Podcast: AFP crew recaps UVA win over Duke in ACC opener

Jeff Fife and Scott German recap the 28-21 UVA win over Duke on Saturday.


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UVA tops Duke in ACC opener, 28-21

UVA found an offensive rhythm in the second half and beat the visiting Duke Blue Devils 28-21, on Saturday.


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Live Blog: UVA football hosts Duke in ACC opener

Scott German and Jeff Fife lead our live blog as UVA (3-1) faces Duke (4-1, 1-1 ACC) in the Cavs’ ACC opener on Saturday.


Game Preview: How does UVA stack up with Duke in ACC opener?

UVA is a surprising two-point underdog in its ACC opener with Duke set for Saturday at Scott Stadium.


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Press Conference: UVA football coach Bronco Mendenhall

UVA football coach Bronco Mendenhall talks with reporters at his weekly Monday press conference.


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UVA announces new bag, entry policies for Scott Stadium, JPJ

UVA Athletics today (Sept. 28) announced changes to the bag policy and entrance procedures for home football and men’s and women’s basketball games.


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UVA linebacker Micah Kiser named semifinalist for 2017 Campbell Trophy

UVA senior inside linebacker Micah Kiser (Baltimore, Md.) was today named a semifinalist for the 2017 William V. Campbell Trophy.


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UVA Football Notebook: Mid-semester grades

OK, it’s not quite mid-semester, with a third of the 2017 UVA football season in the books, but with a bye week, now is a good time to assess.


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And now: UVA football has expectations

The media had UVA seventh, and dead last, again, in the ACC Coastal, in the preseason. That’s called having no expectations


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Beatdown in Boise: UVA hammers Broncos

UVA got what might be a program-defining win in Year 2 of the Bronco Mendenhall era on the road at Boise State Friday night, smacking down the Broncos, 42-23.


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Live Blog: UVA faces road test at Boise State

Chris Graham live blogs during tonight’s college football game between UVA (2-1) and Boise State (2-1). The game kicks off at 8 p.m. and is being broadcast on ESPN2.


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New online Virginia Sports Network to focus on UVA athletics

In an effort to provide more original content and present it in a timelier fashion, the UVA athletics department has formed the Virginia Sports Network.


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Game Preview: UVA has a chance at Boise State

Vegas and the ESPN Power Index don’t give UVA much of a chance to win at Boise State on Friday night.


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Mendenhall: Redshirt year for Lindell Stone might be helpful going forward

Freshman quarterback Lindell Stone is no. 2 on the depth chart for UVA coach Bronco Mendenhall, but it sounds like Mendenhall would prefer Stone not see any time on the field this year.


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Press Conference: UVA football coach Bronco Mendenhall

UVA football coach Bronco Mendenhall talks with the media at his weekly Monday press conference.


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UVA football builds confidence with UConn win

The early returns from UVA’s 38-18 win over UConn on Saturday? Coach Bronco Mendenhall had some positive thoughts afterward.


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UConn Postgame: UVA football coach Bronco Mendenhall

UVA football coach Bronco Mendenhall talks to the media after the Cavs’ 38-18 win over UConn.


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UVA D solid in big win over UConn

The numbers didn’t show it, because of garbage time, but the UVA defense was stout again in the 38-18 win over UConn on Saturday.


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UVA offensive line play keys Cavs’ win

The key for UVA in its 38-18 win over UConn on Saturday was vastly improved play from the Cavs offensive line.


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UVA dominates UConn, wins 38-18

UVA put together its most complete effort to date under second-year coach Bronco Mendenhall, easily dispatching of UConn on Saturday by a 38-18 final.


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Live Blog: UVA hosts UConn on Football Saturday

AFP editor Chris Graham leads our live blog as UVA (1-1) hosts UConn (1-0) in college football action on Saturday.


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Game Preview: UVA faces UConn in key early-season clash

UVA football, for once, isn’t an underdog as it prepares for a weekend FBS opponent.


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Why didn’t Lindell Stone get in at the end of the UVA loss?

Some fans were wondering why UVA quarterback Kurt Benkert was still on the field in what amounted to garbage time in the Cavs’ 34-17 loss to Indiana on Saturday.