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Johns poised to lead Virginia into 2015 season

Matt Johns was a redshirt freshman sent in for the first time to work with the first team on a two-minute drill. It was just practice, but on the first snap, the ball went right through his hands. Oops. ''The whole line is looking at me like, `Are you freaking kidding me?','' Johns recalled this week. ''I looked at them and said, ''We're going to be good,' and we drove down the field...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

UCLA's Josh Rosen has ringing endorsement from Virginia QB

Josh Rosen's admirers are not limited to Westwood. The true freshman quarterback has ringing endorsements from Virginia, particularly Cavaliers quarterback Matt Johns. David Teel at the Daily Press wondered if Johns would have been mentally ready for the pressure of starting at quarterback as a true freshman. "I absolutely would not have been ready," said Johns on Monday during...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Virginia S Quin Blanding compared to piano prodigy

Virginia Cavaliers sophomore safety Quin Blanding had a great freshman season in 2014, posting 123 tackles and a sack to go with three interceptions. Thus, it’s not at all a surprise that when Jon White, the former five-star talent’s coach at Virginia Beach’s Bayside High School, spoke to Andrew Ramspacher of The Daily Progress, he compared Blanding to a piano prodigy. “When...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  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 AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Virginia Cavaliers Cheerleaders: Hottest Photos Of The Squad

The University of Virginia is not usually known for their athletics. Sure, they had a pretty decent basketball team last...
Via COED
13 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Virginia Cavaliers Betting Odds

The 2015 season is just weeks away, and the Virginia Cavaliers know they have a long road ahead of them, starting off with games at UCLA and against Notre Dame. If you’re interested in laying some money down on the team, BetDSI has released Virginia’s season odds. The video below previews the betting action.
Via Gamedayr
15 days ago  |  Discuss

UVA Football Preview: Quarterbacks

If you want to find an explanation behind the stagnant offense and overall disappointing play of the Virginia Cavaliers for the past decade, look no further than the quarterback position. Ever since the graduation of Marques Hagans in 2005, quarterback has been a weakness for the University of Virginia. From Jameel Sewell to Greyson Lambert and every quarterback in between, no quarterback...
Via isportsweb.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Virginia QB Nick Johns facing drunk-driving charge

The Virginia Cavaliers were hoping that quarterback Nick Johns could develop quickly into an impact player, but they are now concerned with his off-the-field decisions. According to a report from College Football Talk, Johns is facing a drunk-driving charge. This is a very serious charge and it is extremely disappointing for the Cavaliers. Head coach Mike London talked briefly about...
Via Campus Sports Net
22 days ago  |  Discuss

UVA Football: The d-line is hungry, literally

Andrew Brown Incredible. Maybe the only word that could describe the endless possibilities UVA’s defensive line could have presented this season. A group coming off success statistically in almost every defensive category, ranking amongst the top-20 in the nation. Oh, what could have been? Instead of suiting up Max Valles and Eli Harold for another season, the Cavaliers will...
Via isportsweb.com
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Four-star F Mamadi Diakite commits to Virginia

Class of 2016 four-star power forward Mamadi Diakite, out of Blue Ridge School in St. George, Virginia, has decided to head 21 miles south to Charlottesville and play for the Virginia Cavaliers. Diakite’s decision was reported by Jamie Oakes of 247 Sports, just one day after he helped Team Africa finish third in the Adidas Nations. Diakite also suggested that there was an “80...
Via Campus Sports Net
29 days ago  |  Discuss

UVA Football Preview: Top three offensive players

The 2014 season marked another disappointing season for the UVA football team, particularly on the offensive side of the ball. The Cavaliers finished 88th in points scored, and struggled to consistently move the ball both through the air and on the ground. There is some reason for optimism on this side of the ball in 2015 however, as they are returning 15 players with starting experience...
Via isportsweb.com
August 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Virginia has toughest non-conference schedule

The college football season is just weeks away and it is time to start looking at some schedules. Tough and weak schedules play a major part in who makes the College Football Playoff and the bowls associated with them. According to Sporting News, Virginia is way ahead of the curve when it comes to non-conference scheduling. They ranked two different categories when it comes to non...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

UVA Basketball: 30 seconds will suffice

Malcolm Brogdon UVA basketball has been known lately for its stifling defense, often times holding opponents to last-second heaves before the shot clock runs out. This season however, in hopes to speed up the game, the NCAA has implemented a 30-second shot clock instead of the previous existing 35-second clock. Many UVA supporters believe this sudden change may deter the Cavaliers...
Via isportsweb.com
July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Virginia advances to CWS Final, beat Florida 5-4

It took every possible game to decide the winner of Bracket 1 at the College World Series, and by one run, the Virginia Cavaliers came out on top, beating Florida 5-4 on Saturday. UVA entered the NCAA Tournament as a 3-seed in the Lake Elsinore Regional. After getting out of that, they then got to host a Super Regional thanks to Maryland taking down No. 1 National Seed UCLA. UVA...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Virginia Cavaliers 2015 Preview and Prediction

Mike London enters his sixth season at Virginia squarely on the hot seat for the third consecutive season. The Cavaliers showed improvement last...
Via Athlon Sports
May 29, 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

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

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

UVA’s Justin Anderson: Team Needs “Hide His Uniform” And “Seat Belt Him To Bench” To Keep Him Out Of ACC Tournament

Virginia has been without second-leading scorer Justin Anderson for the last eight games, but if he has his way, he will make his return at this week’s ACC Tournament. When asked if he would suit up in Greensboro, Anderson didn’t seem to think there was any question: Per Justin Anderson playing tomorrow: If he doesn’t, #UVa needs to hide his uniform and have a seat belt installed...
Via College Spun
March 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

Virginia Cavaliers Fans Make Dope John Paul Jones Arena-Inspired Beer Pong Table

When you love something, everything is a labor of love. Case in point, a few Virginia Cavalier fans loved beer pong and their Wahoos so much they decided to merge their two passions to create this beauty… Have you guys seen any other sports-themed beer pong tables that are worth sharing? Let us know in [&hellip No visits yet The post Virginia Cavaliers Fans Make Dope John...
Via No Coast Bias
November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Virginia Football Staff Wearing Orange Ribbons In Support Of The Search For UVA Student Hannah Graham

When the Virginia Cavaliers take the field against Kent State this afternoon, fans may notice a small addition to Mike London’s staff’s wardrobe. The UVA coaches will be wearing orange ribbons to lend awareness to the search for missing Virginia student Hannah Graham, who has not been seen since September 13. Ribbons @CoachMikeLondon and @UVa_Football staff are wearing today...
Via College Spun
September 27, 2014  |  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
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