VIRGINIA CAVALIERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

University of Virginia CB Demetrious Nicholson is finished

University of Virginia cornerback Demetrious Nicholson is finished for the season according to Head Coach Mike London. The junior cornerback injured his toe during a loss to Ball State on October 5th and the injury has not shown improvement after four weeks. Coach London told ESPN.com that Nicholson will not require surgery, but will instead wear a protective boot for several weeks...
Via Sports Injury Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Virginia CB Nicholson shut down for rest of season

Virginia cornerback Demetrious Nicholson will miss the rest of the season with the lingering effects of turf toe. Coach Mike London made the announcement Monday. He says it's in Nicholson's best interests not to play. The junior who has started 30 games in his career was injured in the third quarter of the Cavaliers' loss to Ball State on Oct. 5. London says the injury...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Nicholson Out for Season

Virginia football head coach Mike London announced on Monday that junior cornerback Demetrious Nicholson is done for the season. More on his injury, and the latest on Brent Urban and Maurice Canady's injuries below.
Via virginia.scout.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Panthers: Tom Savage leaves game as team wins last 3

PITTSBURGH - Beautiful autumn skies overhead it was a perfect setting for another weekend of college football. Pitt was looking for their third consecutive victory in 2013, against Virginia. For a series that started back in 1953, both teams have faced off only six times. Each season for both teams has been a mix of the good, the bad, and the ugly. Both Pitt and ...
Via College2Pro.com
September 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Parks, Hamm lead Virginia past VMI 49-0

Kevin Parks and freshman backup Daniel Hamm each ran for more than 100 yards and two touchdowns as Virginia defeated VMI 49-0 on Saturday. David Watford was 18-of-25 for 206 yards and two touchdowns and ran for another score for the Cavaliers (2-1), who took a big step down in competition after a 59-10 shellacking by Oregon in their last game two weeks ago. VMI (1-3) of the FCS...
Via AP on Fox
September 21, 2013  |  Discuss

London names Watford Virginia's starting QB

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...
Via Fox Sports
August 12, 2013  |  Discuss
FORMERLY FORMAL

Scholarship offer from Virginia contains typo

University of Virginia head coach Mike London may want to double-check the scholarship offer letter that gets sent out to recruits.  Virginia commit Jordan Jackson received the letter and posted it on Instagram, but if you read the first paragraph closely, you’ll notice a typo. Congratulations, you have an opportunity to become an educated man and play great college football....
Via Diehardsport
August 06, 2013  |  Discuss
JUST A FORMALITY

Virginia makes spelling error on offer

UVA commit Jordan Jackson is excited to be a Wahoo – even if he was only “formerly”, and not “formally” extended an offer to join the Cavaliers’ program. Jackson tweeted out a photo of his scholarship offer, which contains a pretty embarrassing spelling error. Check this out: As Deadspin points out, head coach Mike London probably didn’t write this letter himself....
Via College Spun
August 04, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 80 Virginia Cavaliers season preview

No. 80 Virginia Cavaliers (4-8) Coach Mike London (fourth season, 16-21 at UVa, 40-26 overall)Returning Starters: 16, 7 offense, 7 defense, 2 special teamsRecruiting Rank: 31Strength of Schedule: 28 The Virginia Cavaliers and coach Mike London were unable to build on an eight-win season in 2011 and fell back to just four wins last year. The Cavaliers have plenty of youth to build...
Via College Football Universe
August 04, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 113 Old Dominion Monarchs season preview: ODU begins transition to FBS with star quarterback

No. 113 Old Dominion Monarchs (11-2) Coach Bobby Wilder (fifth season, 38-10 at Old Dominion and overall)Returning Starters: 16, 9 offense, 6 defense, 1 special teamsRecruiting Rank: 123Strength of Schedule: 126 This season, the Old Dominion Monarchs begin the first of a two year transition to the FBS and Conference USA. The Monarchs are bringing the 2012 Walter Camp Player of...
Via College Football Universe
June 21, 2013  |  Discuss

UVA QB Phillip Sims No Longer Enrolled At School

UVA Virginia quarterback Phillip Sims is no longer on the school’s football roster, according to a statement from the Cavaliers’ website today. Sims started four games last year for the Wahoos, but was rumored to have dropped down the depth chart in the offseason. It would appear that academics also played a role in his departure. Head coach Mike London had this to say: “The...
Via College Spun
May 31, 2013  |  Discuss

RB Clifton Richardson transferring from Virginia

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- Virginia coach Mike London says junior running back Clifton Richardson has decided to transfer. London says Richardson asked for permission to pursue opportunities elsewhere and he wishes him well. Richardson has two seasons of eligibility remaining.The 6-foot, 210-pound Newport News native played sparingly as Virginia's No. 3 tailback the past two seasons...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
May 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Terps RB Wes Brown ruled out vs. Virginia

Terps running back Wes Brown has been ruled out of Saturday's contest at Virginia due to a shoulder ailment. No worries, though, there are 3 other starters listed at running back for Maryland. Along with Brown, Justus Pickett, Brandon Ross and Albert Reid were listed at running back. Pickett seems the most likely to draw the start, though either Ross or Reid could provide a change...
Via 60 Max Power O
October 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Rocco widens gap with Sims in Virginia's win

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA -- There is no quarterback controversy at Virginia. None whatsoever. That doesn't mean Michael Rocco has the job secured for the rest of the season, because if the read on Phillip Sims' breathtaking potential is accurate, he will eventually learn the playbook enough to justify a more viable shot, especially if Rocco struggles. Rocco struggled some in...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
September 08, 2012  |  Discuss
CAN'T STOMACH ANYMORE

Virginia player ends hunger strike

After eight days, UVA safety Joseph Williams and the group who were protesting the low wages of certain campus workers have ended their hunger strike. 

Via College Football Section
February 29, 2012  |  Discuss
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