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Cavaliers Journal: September, 2011

Posted at 09:31 AM ET, 09/30/2011

Poll: How will Virginia football fare against Idaho?

The Virginia football team faces Idaho on Saturday in its final nonconference game of the season.

By Steve Yanda  |  09:31 AM ET, 09/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:52 PM ET, 09/29/2011

Still no decision on Saturday’s QB starter; Watford will start if Rocco does not

By Steve Yanda  |  12:52 PM ET, 09/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 01:58 PM ET, 09/28/2011

Mike London expects TB Kevin Parks (ankle) to play against Idaho

Virginia Coach Mike London said Kevin Parks, the team's leading rusher, has been dealing with an ankle injury recently but that he should be good to go against Idaho.

By Steve Yanda  |  01:58 PM ET, 09/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 01:03 PM ET, 09/28/2011

Mike London: QB Michael Rocco (ribs) to play Saturday; starter undetermined

Virginia Coach Mike London said Wednesday that Michael Rocco will play despite a rib injury, but that he’s unsure of who will start at quarterback for the Cavaliers.

By Steve Yanda  |  01:03 PM ET, 09/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 12:13 PM ET, 09/27/2011

Virginia secondary looking to be more opportunistic against Idaho

The Virginia football team has a high number of pass breakups but very few interceptions this season.

By Steve Yanda  |  12:13 PM ET, 09/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 11:52 AM ET, 09/27/2011

Virginia’s offense continuing to push for faster starts

Virginia’s offense got going in a hurry on Saturday against Southern Mississippi, but it would like to sustain its big-play abilitiy throughout games.

By Steve Yanda  |  11:52 AM ET, 09/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 05:41 PM ET, 09/26/2011

Mike London reaffirms that QB Michael Rocco will start Saturday if healthy

By Steve Yanda  |  05:41 PM ET, 09/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:13 AM ET, 09/26/2011

Evaluating the performances of Michael Rocco, David Watford against Southern Miss

By Steve Yanda  |  10:13 AM ET, 09/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 07:46 AM ET, 09/26/2011

Evaluating Virginia’s defensive performance against Southern Miss

By Steve Yanda  |  07:46 AM ET, 09/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 08:35 PM ET, 09/25/2011

Why David Watford took his first snap Saturday at the U-Va. one-yard line

By Steve Yanda  |  08:35 PM ET, 09/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 09/25/2011

Southern Miss 30, Virginia 24: Three up, three down

By Steve Yanda  |  01:12 PM ET, 09/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:45 PM ET, 09/24/2011

Virginia vs. Southern Mississippi: live from Scott Stadium

The Cavaliers have been strong in the red zone so far this season, and must be again against the Golden Eagles.

By Steve Yanda  |  02:45 PM ET, 09/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 09:28 AM ET, 09/23/2011

Virginia football vs. Southern Miss: Who do you think will win?

The Cavaliers will pit their powerful rushing game against the Golden Eagles’ stout defense on Saturday at Scott Stadium.

By Steve Yanda  |  09:28 AM ET, 09/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 01:38 PM ET, 09/22/2011

Virginia pass rush aims to show improvement against Southern Miss

The Virginia football team hopes to get to the quarterback more often on Saturday against Southern Mississippi.

By Steve Yanda  |  01:38 PM ET, 09/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:41 PM ET, 09/22/2011

Connor McCartin, Jon Copper and the importance of reporting concussions

Former Virginia football player Jon Copper says he wishes he had been more forthright about the concussions he suffered as a Cavaliers player.

By Steve Yanda  |  12:41 PM ET, 09/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 12:43 PM ET, 09/20/2011

Anthony Poindexter discusses Virginia’s struggles in the return game

Virginia has struggled to return punts and kickoffs so far this season.

By Steve Yanda  |  12:43 PM ET, 09/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 09/19/2011

Evaluating Michael Rocco’s performance against North Carolina

By Steve Yanda  |  10:02 AM ET, 09/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 07:51 AM ET, 09/19/2011

Evaluating Virginia’s defensive performance against North Carolina

By Steve Yanda  |  07:51 AM ET, 09/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 11:20 PM ET, 09/18/2011

Tony Bennett reacts to ACC expansion

Cavs’ men’s basketball coach: “The landscape is changing in college athletics, and it seems like a very sound, smart move for a conference that wants to retain everybody and have people that they want.”

By Steve Yanda  |  11:20 PM ET, 09/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Men's basketball

Posted at 08:08 PM ET, 09/18/2011

Mike London reacts to ACC’s expansion to 14 teams

Virginia’s football coach says he was surprised by expansion, but that he supports the move as long as it benefits the conference.

By Steve Yanda  |  08:08 PM ET, 09/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Cavaliers Journal

Posted at 11:50 AM ET, 09/18/2011

North Carolina 28, Virginia 17: Three up, three down

By Steve Yanda  |  11:50 AM ET, 09/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:38 PM ET, 09/17/2011

Live at Kenan Stadium: Virginia football at North Carolina

By Steve Yanda  |  02:38 PM ET, 09/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 10:29 PM ET, 09/16/2011

U-Va. Board of Visitors approves plan for indoor practice facility

By Steve Yanda  |  10:29 PM ET, 09/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 09:13 AM ET, 09/16/2011

Poll: How will Virginia football fare at North Carolina?

The Cavaliers hope to win the turnover battle, unlike last season, when North Carolina earned a 44-10 win in Charlottesville.

By Steve Yanda  |  09:13 AM ET, 09/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:23 PM ET, 09/15/2011

LB Henry Coley out, TE Colter Phillips doubtful against North Carolina

Redshirt junior tight end Colter Phillips, who missed last week’s 34-31 win at Indiana with an ankle injury, is listed as doubtful on injury report.

By Steve Yanda  |  07:23 PM ET, 09/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:09 PM ET, 09/15/2011

Virginia wide receiver Kris Burd gets off to a slow start

For a variety of reasons, Virginia senior wide receiver Kris Burd has seen his numbers slip this season after a strong junior campaign.

By Steve Yanda  |  02:09 PM ET, 09/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 12:33 PM ET, 09/15/2011

Virginia football may have limited depth at linebacker against North Carolina

Fifth-year senior Aaron Taliaferro and redshirt freshman Henry Coley saw limited action on Saturday against Indiana, but Coach Mike London says he isn’t all that concerned about depth at the position.

By Steve Yanda  |  12:33 PM ET, 09/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:23 PM ET, 09/14/2011

Virginia Coach Mike London not concerned about high number of batted-down passes against Indiana

Virginia quarterback Michael Rocco had a number of passes batted down by Indiana’s defensive linemen during Saturday’s victory.

By Steve Yanda  |  02:23 PM ET, 09/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:18 AM ET, 09/13/2011

Virginia LBs Coach Vincent Brown: ‘Going fast isn’t good enough’

In the second year of a 4-3 defensive alignment, Virginia’s defense is showing signs of improvement.

By Steve Yanda  |  11:18 AM ET, 09/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 09:54 AM ET, 09/13/2011

Mike London: Freshman tailback Clifton Richardson to be more involved in game plan

Virginia freshman running back Clifton Richardson averaged 8.9 yards per carry against Indiana on Saturday.

By Steve Yanda  |  09:54 AM ET, 09/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 10:19 PM ET, 09/12/2011

FS Pablo Alvarez (shoulder) one of four Cavs out for season

By Steve Yanda  |  10:19 PM ET, 09/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:18 PM ET, 09/12/2011

North Carolina’s defensive front seven to pose significant challenge for Cavs’ vaunted offensive line

By Steve Yanda  |  06:18 PM ET, 09/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:04 AM ET, 09/12/2011

‘Miscommunication’ between David Watford, Perry Jones preceded fourth-quarter fumble at Indiana

By Steve Yanda  |  11:04 AM ET, 09/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:50 AM ET, 09/12/2011

Evaluating Michael Rocco’s performance against Indiana

By Steve Yanda  |  09:50 AM ET, 09/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 07:40 AM ET, 09/12/2011

Evaluating Virginia’s defensive performance against Indiana

By Steve Yanda  |  07:40 AM ET, 09/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 08:18 PM ET, 09/11/2011

News & notes from Mike London’s Sunday teleconference

By Steve Yanda  |  08:18 PM ET, 09/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 01:40 AM ET, 09/11/2011

Virginia 34, Indiana 31: Three up, three down

By Steve Yanda  |  01:40 AM ET, 09/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 06:58 PM ET, 09/10/2011

Live at Memorial Stadium: Virginia at Indiana

By Steve Yanda  |  06:58 PM ET, 09/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 07:46 AM ET, 09/09/2011

Poll: How will Virginia fare at Indiana?

By Steve Yanda  |  07:46 AM ET, 09/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 01:49 PM ET, 09/08/2011

London seeks faster start on offense, special teams against Indiana

By Steve Yanda  |  01:49 PM ET, 09/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 07:10 AM ET, 09/08/2011

U-Va. defensive calls to be adjusted by players on the fly against Indiana’s hurry-up offense

By Steve Yanda  |  07:10 AM ET, 09/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 04:04 PM ET, 09/07/2011

Center Anthony Mihota earns league recognition, coach’s praise

By Steve Yanda  |  04:04 PM ET, 09/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:53 AM ET, 09/06/2011

Scouting Indiana

By Steve Yanda  |  11:53 AM ET, 09/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 02:22 AM ET, 09/06/2011

Michael Rocco and a different method for evaluating QBs

By Steve Yanda  |  02:22 AM ET, 09/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:47 PM ET, 09/05/2011

ACC reviewed, agreed with pass interference call against Chase Minnifield

By Steve Yanda  |  09:47 PM ET, 09/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 04:03 PM ET, 09/05/2011

U-Va. recruit Kevin Green has left Fork Union

By Steve Yanda  |  04:03 PM ET, 09/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 09:40 AM ET, 09/05/2011

U-Va. defense met several goals against William & Mary

By Steve Yanda  |  09:40 AM ET, 09/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 09/05/2011

Morgan Moses logs some time at left tackle

By Steve Yanda  |  09:03 AM ET, 09/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 08:00 PM ET, 09/04/2011

DE Connor McCartin’s football-playing future in question

By Steve Yanda  |  08:00 PM ET, 09/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:45 PM ET, 09/03/2011

Virginia 40, William & Mary 3: Three up, three down

By Steve Yanda  |  11:45 PM ET, 09/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 04:17 PM ET, 09/03/2011

Live from Scott Stadium: Virginia vs. William & Mary

By Steve Yanda  |  04:17 PM ET, 09/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 09/02/2011

Poll: How will Virginia fare against William & Mary?

By Steve Yanda  |  07:00 AM ET, 09/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 09/01/2011

Indoor practice facility for U-Va. football team in the works

By Steve Yanda  |  01:13 PM ET, 09/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 02:02 PM ET, 08/31/2011

Mike London: Should Rocco falter, Metheny next in line

By Steve Yanda  |  02:02 PM ET, 08/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 11:17 AM ET, 08/31/2011

Cavs hope to possess four legitimate deep threats at WR

By Steve Yanda  |  11:17 AM ET, 08/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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