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Matt Johns is Virginia's No. 1 quarterback after spring practice

Virginia released their post-spring depth chart on Thursday, revealing a bit of a surprise at the quarterback position.Matt Johns has supplanted Greyson Lambert as the team's starting signal-caller, according to Norm Wood of the Daily Press."Matt did the best job," Virginia head coach Mike London told the Daily Press. "He was most productive. He was most efficient. It wasn’t close...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Coach: Competition 'wasn't close,' named Johns QB starter

Matt Johns will head into the summer as Virginia's starting quarterback, having unseated incumbent Greyson Lambert during spring practice. Perhaps. ''It wasn't close,'' coach Mike London said of the competition on a conference call Thursday. ''If it was close we'd still be talking about going into August camp with two guys fighting for the same position. Matt clearly did what he...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

DC Jon Tenuta is retooling the Cavaliers defense

The Cavaliers knew they'd lose a bunch of quality contributors on the defensive side of the ball to graduation, but when defensive end Eli Harold and linebacker Max Valles decided to enter the draft early, Virginia's defense was dumbstruck.Even though Virginia went 5-7 and did not appear in a bowl game last season, the defensive unit was strong and ranked No. 28 in the nation, according...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Virginia DT Andrew Brown has an opportunity to earn more playing time

Virginia's future came into focus during spring camp, and several fresh-faced Cavaliers have a chance to contribute this fall.Norm Wood of the Daily Press named five players with an opportunity to earn more playing time this fall and defensive tackle Andrew Brown highlighted the list.Brown is quicker and 25 pounds lighter than he was last year, according to Wood. A turf-toe injury...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Hall could fill a major void for Virginia at linebacker

Henry Coley? Gone.Daquan Romero? Gone.Max Valles? Gone.Where else can the Cavaliers turn to find a quality linebacker?Enter Mark Hall, who's looking for a promotion this year. Jeff White singled out Hall as a candidate to replace one of Virginia's departed linebackers in his post-spring game notebook.Hall (6-2, 240 lbs.) only had eight tackles last season, six of which came on special...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

#6 Virginia Goes Winless in ACC, Falling to #7 Duke 15-8

#6 Virginia vs #7 Duke (Mandatory Credit: ESPN / Getty Images) Sunday April 12, #7 Duke Blue Devils handed #6 Virginia Cavaliers their fourth ACC loss of the season. Duke improves to 1-3 in ACC and 8-4 overall. With the loss, Virginia drops to 0-4 in ACC and 8-4 overall. Duke got on the board early in the first period with a goal from Jack Bruckner at 14:28, assist coming from Case...
Via The Sports Journal
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Darion Atkins Apologizes for Post-game Comments

View image | gettyimages.com Following Virginia’s 60-54 loss to Michigan State in the Round of 32 on Sunday, senior forward Darion Atkins let his emotions get the best of him. Atkins made headlines for calling out his teammates, questioning their effort, or lack thereof, saying he felt he “wanted it more than a few other guys on the team,” and called them out of their names...
Via KCM Sports
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Virginia’s Darion Atkins Apologizes For “Inappropriate Comments” To The Media Following NCAA Tournament Loss

Following Virginia’s loss to Michigan State in the NCAA Tournament’s third round on Sunday, Darion Atkins sat in his team’s locker room at Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte and spoke quite harshly to the media.  The Cavaliers’ senior forward questioned his team’s effort against the Spartans and said his teammates played “like a bunch of p*ssies.”  Unsurprisingly...
Via College Spun
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Darion Atkins Calls out Virginia Teammates After Loss to Michigan State

Playing in what turned out to be his last collegiate game, Virginia senior Darion Atkins left everything on the floor. He finished with 10 points and a game-high 14 rebounds in their Round of 32 loss vs. Michigan State. He also came away with a huge block on Spartans guard Alvin Ellis in the first half. But despite his efforts the Spartans were able to beat Virginia at their own...
Via KCM Sports
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

UVA’s Darion Atkins Blasts Teammates After Loss To MSU, Team “Played Like A Bunch Of P*ssies”

Virginia forward Darion Atkins is the lone senior in Virginia’s rotation, and may wind up being the only major loss for the Cavaliers this off-season. Naturally, the ACC Defensive Player of the Year is upset after his team’s Round of 32 loss to Michigan State, the program’s second straight post-season ouster at the hands of the Spartans. After the game, Atkins reportedly took...
Via College Spun
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

This Block By Virginia’s Darion Atkins Was Borderline Criminal

Virginia and Michigan State were in a slugfest on Sunday during their NCAA Tournament match-up, and each team wasn’t backing down. At one point in the first half however, Virginia’s Darion Atkins stole the soul directly from the body of Alvin Ellis with a vicious block. Evidence below, in Vine form so you can watch Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Virginia Forward Darion Atkins Has Interesting Take On Sunday's Game Against Michigan State

The Virginia Cavaliers have been looking pretty good all season long and are hoping to make some serious noise in the Tournament this year. To do that they had to first get past a game Belmont team, and will now have to get past the team that put an end to their run last season--Michigan State.The Spartans are not the same team they were last season, but will certainly not make it...
Via FatManWriting
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Virginia vs. Michigan State – Game Time, TV Channel, Announcers, Betting Line, Predictions

Nike.com The Virginia Cavaliers, the 2-seed in the East region of this year’s NCAA Tournament, took care of 15-seed Belmont Friday, but it wasn’t exactly easy. UVA led 62-60 with just four minutes to play before pulling away and winning by a comfortable 12-point margin. Michigan State, the 7-seed, built a sizable halftime lead on Georgia before holding off a furious rally by...
Via College Spun
March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

UVA Star Justin Anderson Says He’s Back To Normal, Was “Dunking On People” In Practice

Those of us who have the Virginia Cavaliers making a Final Four run from the East Region are banking on star guard Justin Anderson returning to form after a long absence due to injury. Anderson was limited in ACC Tournament play, but he is happy to announce that he is back to normal, as evidenced by the fact that he was “dunking on people” in practice. Justin Anderson said he...
Via College Spun
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Fighting Irish Dominate #7 Virginia Cavaliers

Notre Dame jumped out to a big lead by halftime, then held off a late Virginia rally to earn their first ACC win of the season. (Mandatory Credit: Trevor Brown/Lacrosse Magazine) On Saturday one of the nations highest scoring offenses, #4 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (4-1) traveled to Charlottesville, VA to battle ACC opponent #7 Virginia Cavaliers (5-2). Injury struck Virginia hard...
Via The Sports Journal
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Virginia vs. Belmont – Game Time, TV Channel, Announcers, Betting Line, Predictions

Anderson, back from injury, needs to get going for UVA. For most of the season, Virginia was believed to be in position to claim a No. 1 seed, but an injury to Justin Anderson and a couple late losses bumped the Cavaliers down a line, as Tony Bennett’s team is the No. 2 seed in the East Region. They’re set to face No. 15 seed Belmont on Friday.  Be sure to check out our printable...
Via College Spun
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: UNC’s locker room celebration after beating Virginia

March Madness is in the air and after knocking off the Virginia Cavaliers yesterday, here’s how North Carolina celebrated…
Via The Student Section
March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

SU Lax: Reigniting the Virginia Rivalry

Fresh off an impressive victory over Army, Syracuse welcomes one of its greatest rivals and ACC foe, the Virginia Cavaliers. Syracuse and Virginia have produced some of the greatest lacrosse games of all-time and each year college lacrosse fans eagerly await this matchup. Despite the rivalry, there is no bad blood between the schools or […]
Via Otto's Grove
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

The Haps – 2/11: Remembering The Tyson/Douglas Fight, Virginia Cavaliers Fan Shows Off Her Epic Dance Moves

What’s The Haps for February 11th? The NBA provides a platform to all the snazzy dressers in the league, Coach Calipari gets photobombed, ESPN plans to honor Dean Smith, and more. The Links - 20 Team Names for an NHL Franchise in Las Vegas “Bighorns” and “Jacks” are decent options. NBA plans to hold “All-Star” [&hellip No visits yet The post The Haps – 2/11...
Via No Coast Bias
February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Getting To Know The Opponent: Virginia Cavaliers

The University of Virginia is often referred to as simply Virginia. Virginia is a public research facility that is located in Charlottesville, Virginia.   UVA was founded in 1819 by our third president, and lover of brown sugar, Thomas Jefferson. Their current student population rests at 23,464. The school colors at Virginia are orange and blue, and the school’s mascot is a Cavalier...
Via The Cardinal Connect
February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Virginia Student Wins $18k on ESPN 'College Gameday'

  Tyler Lewis, a second-year student at Virginia brought down the house when he knocked down a half-court shot to win $18,000 towards tuition to cap an energy-filled ESPN College GameDay at the John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville. #UVa student Tyler Lewis drains halfcourt shot, wins $18K, sends @ESPN_ReceDavis into frenzy. #GameDay — David Teel (@DavidTeelatDP) January...
Via KCM Sports
January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Skilled point guard Ty Jerome picks Virginia early

Virginia Cavaliers head coach Tony Bennett is one of the best at his craft in the nation, but it never hurts to have players that are like coaches on the floor. Virginia landed a player that fits the above description, as 6′-3″ point guard Ty Jerome of Iona Prep (NY) made an early pledge to Virginia. ...
Via Hoopniks
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Harris inks three-year deal with Cavs

The Cavaliers have signed 2014 second-round draft pick Joe Harris to a three-year contract, according to a report from RealGM.com. Harris, a 6-foot-6 shooting guard out of Virginia, was selected with the No. 33 overall pick. According to the report, the first two years of Harris' contract are guaranteed. Harris played four seasons at Virginia and averaged 14.5 points per game over...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

For better or worse: Virginia Cavaliers

Last season the Virginia Cavaliers finished the season with a 2-10 record and went winless in the ACC. Their best win was the season opener against BYU and their worst loss came in week five when they got routed by Ball State. Will the Cavs be better or worse than they were last season? First let’s take a look at the schedule…. 8/30 vs UCLA 9/6 vs Richmond 9/13 vs Louisville...
Via College Football Zealots
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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