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Redshirt sophomore David Watford will be Virginia's starting quarterback. Coach Mike London said Monday that he and new offensive coordinator Steve Fairchild called Watford and Greyson Lambert in on Sunday night and told them that Watford would be the starter. Watford played sparingly as a true freshman two seasons ago, completing just 30 of 74 passes for 346 yards with three touchdowns and four interceptions. He redshirted last year when Michael Rocco and Phillip Sims shared the job in a revolving door situation that London pledged not to repeat this season. ''It's his, and that's the decision. He has to perform, but he doesn't have to look over his shoulders,'' London said of the 6-foot-2, 200-pound Watford. Watford was listed as the Cavaliers' No. 1 quarterback after spring practice, and his experience and mobility as a duel-threat were factors in the decision. London said Watford also received the most votes when the Cavaliers did balloting to pick members of the team's lead...
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