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Inside the Numbers: UVA holds on, defeats Duke, in ACC thriller

UVA put up a season-high 502 total yards in its 42-34 win over Duke on Saturday. The biggest part of the damage came on big plays. Using our definition of runs of 8 yards or more and passes of 10 yards or more, Virginia had 20 big plays for 419 yards.


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Live Coverage: Virginia football hosts Duke in ACC football

Augusta Free Press staff writer Scott German leads our live coverage of today’s ACC football game between Virginia (3-7, 2-4 ACC) and Duke (6-4, 3-3 ACC).


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Game Preview: Can Virginia win as favorite over Duke on Saturday?

Virginia (3-7, 2-4 ACC) is a two and a half point favorite over Duke (5-4, 3-3 ACC) on Saturday, which makes you have to wonder what the folks out in Vegas are thinking.


ACC Coaches Teleconference: UVA football coach Mike London

UVA football coach Mike London talks with reporters on the ACC Football Coaches Teleconference on Wednesday.


UVA football: Mike London addresses future

UVA football coach Mike London, asked at his Monday press conference to address his future, chose to focus on the short term.


Press Conference: UVA football coach Mike London

UVA football coach Mike London talks with reporters on Monday. The Cavs (3-7, 2-4 ACC) host Duke (6-4, 3-3 ACC) on Saturday.


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Inside the Numbers: UVA football lets another one get away

UVA Run D gashed Louisville ran 37 times for 266 yards in Saturday’s 38-31 win, gaining 7.2 yards per carry. Over its past two games, a 27-21 win over Georgia Tech on Oct. 31 and a 27-21 loss at Miami last Saturday, the Cavs D had given up a combined 287 yards on 66 carries.


It’s finally time for UVA to make the Mike London move

It’s official. Another UVA season will end with a losing record. Which means it’s time for the athletics department to finally deal with its Mike London issue. Now.


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Live Coverage: UVA football on the road at Louisville in ACC action

Augusta Free Press staff writer Scott German leads our live coverage of UVA football’s game at Louisville on Saturday at 12:30 p.m. Scott will report with live score updates, commentary, analysis and more.


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Game Preview: Can UVA get first road win in three years at Louisville on Saturday?

It’s win or be done time this weekend for UVA football and coach Mike London, who almost certainly can’t survive another losing season. (Can he, Craig? Please tell us he can’t.)


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Getting it right: UVA football still working on basics on offense

UVA opened on offense at Miami last weekend with a false start on the first play from scrimmage. Throw in a delay of game and two timeouts on offense after trouble getting plays in from the sidelines, and you can see the frustrations.


ACC Coaches Teleconference: UVA football coach Mike London

UVA football coach Mike London talks with reporters on Wednesday’s ACC Coaches Teleconference.


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Backs against the wall: UVA football needs to get it done on the road

The margin of error for UVA football is: there is no margin of error. With three games remaining, the 3-6 Cavs need to win all three to become bowl-eligible.


Press Conference: UVA football coach Mike London

UVA football coach Mike London talks with reporters on Monday. The Cavs (3-6, 2-3 ACC) face Louisville (5-4, 4-2 ACC) on Saturday.


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Inside the Numbers: Breaking down UVA loss at Miami

What happened to the running game? UVA had averaged 187.8 yards per game and 4.8 yards per carry in its past four games, but the game plan on Saturday called for the Cavs to attack through the air more.


Miami loss may mark end for Mike London: But silver linings for UVA football in defeat?

Saturday’s 27-21 loss at Miami was another frustrating result for UVA football. The Cavs (3-6, 2-3 ACC) were once again right there, as they were in the 34-27 loss to #5 Notre Dame in Week 2, and their losses to Pitt and UNC last month.


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Miami holds off Virginia, wins 27-21

Virginia bogged down twice in the red zone, and that was the difference in a 27-21 loss at Miami on Saturday that could spell the beginning of the end for UVA coach Mike London. The Cavs (3-6, 2-3 ACC) now need to win their final three games – at Louisville and at home against Duke and Virginia Tech – to become bowl-eligible.


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Game Preview: Can UVA football build on recent success at Miami?

Virginia has won four of its last five games with Miami, which considering UVA’s 13-31 ACC record in Mike London’s six seasons constitutes practical ownership of a series.


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UVA football: Not throwing in the towel yet

Not that anybody in Wahoo Nation wants to hear this, necessarily, but the UVA football team still has a lot to play for in its final four games. For example, a Coastal Division title? The last two ACC Coastal champs had two losses, which could very well mean tht Virginia, at 2-2 in the ACC, is still in the thick of things.


ACC Coaches Teleconference: UVA football coach Mike London

UVA football coach Mike London talks with reporters on Wednesday on the ACC Coaches Teleconference.


Party for two? Frank Beamer news makes season finale at UVA even more interesting

A large segment of UVA football fans have had Nov. 28 marked on their calendars as the final day of the six-year nightmare that has been the Mike London era. Whether or not it will be London’s last game mostly looking confused on the sidelines at Scott Stadium remains to be seen, but we now know that it will be the final game that Frank Beamer will coach in the state of Virginia.


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UVA-Georgia Tech postgame presser highlights: Paul Johnson begs to be fined, balls, more

Hey, he said to fine him Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson is pretty sure Micah Kiser should have been flagged for pass interference. Apparently, every time the UVA linebacker did anything, a flag should have flown.


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Inside the Numbers: How UVA football surprised Georgia Tech

Four weeks ago, UVA head coach Mike London made some changes on the defensive side of the ball aimed at simplifying the scheme with the goal of getting the D to get out of trying to read and react and instead play with more aggression.


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UVA holds off Georgia Tech rally: ‘Hoos top Yellow Jackets, 27-21

Georgia Tech scored with 1:41 to go to get back into it, then recovered an onsides kick and drove inside the UVA 35, before the Cavs defense stiffened and closed out a 27-21 upset in ACC action on Saturday in Charlottesville.


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Live Coverage: UVA football hosts Georgia Tech

Augusta Free Press staff writer Scott German leads our live coverage of today’s ACC football clash between UVA (2-5, 1-2 ACC) and Georgia Tech (3-5, 1-4 ACC). Kickoff at Scott Stadium is at 3 p.m.


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Game Preview: UVA looks for answer to Georgia Tech triple-threat (Spoiler Alert: Upset special?)

UVA, in 2011, had a bye week to prepare for the Georgia Tech triple-threat option, and then-defensive coordinator Jim Reid had the ‘Hoos prepared.


ACC Teleconference: UVA football coach Mike London

UVA football coach Mike London talks with reporters on Wednesday on the ACC coaches teleconference.


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Podcast: How hot are the seats for Frank Beamer, Mike London?

Miami coach Al Golden was fired on Sunday with the ‘Canes at 4-3 in the 2015 season. How much more of a leash does Mike London get at UVA (2-5, 1-2 ACC), and what about Frank Beamer at Virginia Tech (3-5, 1-3 ACC)? Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham breaks down the coaching carousel with Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450 in Lexington, Va., along with the latest on VMI, JMU and the 2015 World Series.


Is Mike London about to get Al Golden-ed?

Ten days ago, Al Golden was celebrating an ACC win over Virginia Tech. Then his Miami team got buzzsawed by Clemson, and he was out of a job. Virginia coach Mike London is familiar with the concept of hot seats. The Cavs are 2-5 this season, 25-43 in five-plus seasons under London, and on the verge of their fifth losing season in the last six under the $3 million-a-year coach.


Press Conference: UVA football coach Mike London

UVA football coach Mike London talks with reporters on Monday. The Cavs (2-5, 1-2 ACC) host Georgia Tech (3-5, 1-4 ACC) on Saturday.


Lots of good teams, and they all need to improve: UVA football is just the same old song, y’all

Stop me if you’re heard this one before from UVA football coach Mike London. “That’s a good football team, but at the same time we didn’t finish the game like we showed we could last week. It was disappointing to finish the way we did. We’ve got to improve in a lot of areas. We’ve got to continue to do that.” This was London after the 26-13 loss to UNC on Saturday.


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Inside the Numbers: With victory in grasp, UVA can’t get out of its own way

UVA quarterback Matt Johns had a solid first half Saturday in Chapel Hill, going 8-of-12 passing for 93 yards, one touchdown, no interceptions, and a 159.3 passer rating.


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UVA hangs tough, but Johns turnovers costly in 26-13 loss at North Carolina

North Carolina, an 18-point favorite, had just a three-point lead on UVA heading into the fourth quarter, but the Cavs could not overcome a series of second-half mistakes in what turned into a 26-13 loss in Chapel Hill on Saturday.


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Live Coverage: UVA football on the road at North Carolina on ACC Saturday

UVA (2-4, 1-1 ACC) travels to Chapel Hill on Saturday to play North Carolina (5-1, 2-0 ACC). Kickoff is at 3:30 p.m. Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham will lead our live coverage with score updates, commentary, analysis and more.


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Game Preview: Does UVA football have a prayer at North Carolina on Saturday?

North Carolina is, in a word, good. The Tar Heels (5-1, 2-0 ACC) have run off five straight wins since the increasingly inexplicable loss in their season opener to reeling South Carolina, and how they’re winning is as impressive as how many.


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UVA-North Carolina Preview: Cavs D has to cut down on big plays

North Carolina gained 374 yards in total offense last October in Charlottesville, right at the season average for the UVA D, which ranked fourth in the ACC in total defense in 2014. That should have been good news, right? Not when you account for the big plays.


Press Conference: UVA football coach Mike London

UVA football coach Mike London talks with reporters on Monday. The Cavs (2-4, 1-1 ACC) play at North Carolina (5-1, 2-0 ACC) on Saturday.


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Inside the Numbers: UVA rallies, defeats Syracuse in three OTs

Pass defense still suspect: The UVA D gave up just 150 yards to Syracuse in the 44-38 three-overtime win on Saturday, but the Orange passing game still had a very efficient day.


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Scott German: UVA holds off Syracuse in three OTs, 44-38

Jordan Ellis scored from three yards out in the third overtime to propel Virginia to a 44-38 win over Syracuse Saturday in front of what was left of an announced homecoming crowd of 39,000 .


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Live Coverage: UVA football hosts Syracuse in ACC football

UVA (1-4, 0-1 ACC) hosts Syracuse (3-2, 1-0 ACC) in ACC football action at 3:30 p.m. Saturday. Augusta Free Press staff writer Scott German is in the press box at Scott Stadium and will report live with score updates, commentary, analysis and more.