Miami Hurricanes’ Jamal Carter to play in Shrine Game

Jamal Carter tries to punch the ball out of the hands of Virginia running back Taquan Mizzell. (Getty Images) [Recruiting: Miami lands a safety commit] [NFL Draft: Opinions mixed on Kaaya, Njoku; UM stock report] From news about incoming safeties, we take you to updates on outgoing safeties: Miami senior Jamal Carter will play in the East-West Shrine Game, the game’s host organization...
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December 13, 2016

Miami Hurricanes DB Jamal Carter Sr.: There’s a Jr. counting on me

Jamal Carter tries to punch the ball out of the hands of Virginia running back Taquan Mizzell. (Getty Images) Football players like to preach that the name on the front of their jersey is more important than the name on the back. And while safety Jamal Carter knows it will be an emotional day Saturday when he plays his final home game for the University of Miami, he also knows there...
Via Canes Watch
November 22, 2016

Opponent Breakdown: Virginia Cavaliers Offense

Virginia's coaching staff is brand new, but they have a lot of similarities to the previous offensive system. It will take a monumental effort from the offense to get things going against a Louisville defense that is improving by the week. Virginia is in their first year with a new head coach and new offensive staff and it is showing in the win-loss column. Bronco Mendenhall came...
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October 25, 2016

WATCH: Virginia scores on double-reverse flea-flicker

Virginia led No. 9 Notre Dame 14-12 at halftime, and the Cavs took the lead on a beautifully executed trick play. It began with running back Albert Reid in the Wildcat formation and quarterback Matt Johns lined up as a wide receiver. Reid handed to running back Taquan Mizzell on what looked like a jet sweep, but Mizzell instead pitched back to Johns, who hit a wide-open Keon Johnson...
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September 12, 2015  |  Discuss

ACC Playlist: Ambitious non-conference slate keeps pressure on Virginia

The ACC Playlist is a weekly preview of intriguing games and matchups in the Atlantic Coast Conference, loosely tied to various artists or songs in some way, shape or form. That's the plan at least. It's a light week for ACC teams. Save for the ambitious Virginia Cavaliers and the conference opener between Syracuse and Wake Forest, tune-up games are scattered across the league's...
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September 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Virginia's Mizzell gearing up for breakthrough season

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) Virginia running back Taquan Mizzell admits when the Cavaliers' coaches call for the first team offense to take the field at practice, he sometimes forgets that means him. The junior and former four- or five-star recruit spent his first two seasons at Virginia on the third team, getting limited opportunities behind Kevin Parks and Khalek Shepherd. In two...
Via Associated Press
August 28, 2015  |  Discuss

UVA Football Preview: Running Backs

Considering that UVA looks to have more of a ground-and-pound, smash-mouth style of offense this season, the running game will have to improve from last year. Expectations were high for the rushing attack last year with the return of 1000 yard rusher Kevin Parks, but the inexperienced offensive line struggled to open up rushing lanes for Parks and the other talented backs, as the...
Via isportsweb.com
August 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Virginia is trying to establish a new offensive identity

Virginia relied on the arms of its quarterbacks a lot in 2014, but that's bound to change this season.The Cavaliers aim to build a more reliable ground game this time around, Chris Graham of the Augusta Free Press reports."We want to be able to run the ball, because if you noticed today, our quarterbacks were under center more," Virginia head coach Mike London told Graham. "If you...
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April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

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