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Cavaliers Journal: November, 2011

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/02/2011

More on Virginia’s push for an indoor practice facility

By Steve Yanda  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 07:24 AM ET, 10/31/2011

Evaluating QB Michael Rocco’s performance against Miami

By Steve Yanda  |  07:24 AM ET, 10/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 12:36 PM ET, 10/28/2011

Evaluating Virginia’s defensive performance against Miami

By Steve Yanda  |  12:36 PM ET, 10/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:33 AM ET, 10/28/2011

Virginia 28, Miami 21: Three up, three down

By Steve Yanda  |  01:33 AM ET, 10/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 10:14 AM ET, 10/27/2011

Virginia football vs. Miami: How will the Cavaliers fare?

Virginia is playing its first Thursday night game since 2006 against an improving Miami team that has rallied after earlier suspensions.

By Steve Yanda  |  10:14 AM ET, 10/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 01:48 PM ET, 10/26/2011

Mike London: QB David Watford still next in line to run offense should starter Michael Rocco need to be replaced

Even though Virginia plans to reduce his in-game role, David Watford is still the primary backup to Michael Rocco.

By Steve Yanda  |  01:48 PM ET, 10/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 02:39 PM ET, 10/25/2011

Virginia releases injury report for Thursday’s game at Miami

By Steve Yanda  |  02:39 PM ET, 10/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 10/25/2011

Mike London: Offense needs to ‘run the ball better more,’ attempt more deep passes

The Virginia football team has shown almost perfect balance between the run and the pass, but an emphasis on the running game may suit the Cavaliers better.

By Steve Yanda  |  12:02 PM ET, 10/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 06:34 PM ET, 10/24/2011

Mike London aims to protect QB David Watford’s confidence by limiting his role in upcoming games

By Steve Yanda  |  06:34 PM ET, 10/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 10/24/2011

Evaluating the performances of Michael Rocco, David Watford against North Carolina State

By Steve Yanda  |  12:01 PM ET, 10/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 07:35 AM ET, 10/24/2011

Evaluating Virginia’s defensive performance against N.C. State

By Steve Yanda  |  07:35 AM ET, 10/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 09:03 PM ET, 10/23/2011

QB David Watford’s playing time might be ‘dialed back’ vs. Miami, Coach Mike London says

Cavaliers Coach Mike London says he might revisit his practice of rotating starting QB Michael Rocco with freshman David Watford for series at a time.

By Steve Yanda  |  09:03 PM ET, 10/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Cavaliers Journal | Tags:  Football

Posted at 12:14 PM ET, 10/23/2011

N.C. State 28, Virginia 14: Three up, three down

By Steve Yanda  |  12:14 PM ET, 10/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 10/21/2011

Why Matt Conrath was moved to DT, how he projects as an NFL prospect

By Steve Yanda  |  12:00 PM ET, 10/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 10:23 AM ET, 10/21/2011

Virginia football vs. North Carolina State: How will the Cavs fare against the Wolfpack?

The Cavaliers and N.C. State play in a crucial game for both teams’ bowl hopes.

By Steve Yanda  |  10:23 AM ET, 10/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 01:04 PM ET, 10/20/2011

Virginia’s injury report for the N.C. State game

By Steve Yanda  |  01:04 PM ET, 10/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 10/20/2011

Mike London: WR Matt Snyder (foot) out for ‘next several weeks’; E.J. Scott (throat) may not be out for season

Matt Snyder, Virginia’s third-leading receiver, will have a screw inserted into his broken left foot, but hopes to return this season.

By Steve Yanda  |  01:01 PM ET, 10/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 04:17 PM ET, 10/19/2011

Virginia basketball seems ready to take the next step in Tony Bennett's third season

After 31 losses during Coach Tony Bennett’s first two years in Charlottesville, the Cavaliers are expecting more.

By Mark Giannotto  |  04:17 PM ET, 10/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:14 PM ET, 10/19/2011

Mike London: Cavs have ‘heightened awareness’ of N.C. State CB David Amerson

North Carolina State cornerback David Amerson has a national-best six interceptions already this season.

By Steve Yanda  |  01:14 PM ET, 10/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:33 PM ET, 10/18/2011

Even after bye week, N.C. State still plagued by injuries

By Steve Yanda  |  02:33 PM ET, 10/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:42 PM ET, 10/18/2011

Mike London: ‘No concrete reason’ why Cavs are struggling to score in second half

Virginia Coach Mike London says he can’t explain why the Cavaliers aren’t putting up points in the second half.

By Steve Yanda  |  01:42 PM ET, 10/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 12:26 PM ET, 10/18/2011

Virginia’s Chase Minnifield demonstrating more well-rounded skill set

Virginia cornerback Chase Minnifield has been his usual self against the pass, but he’s also coming up big against the run.

By Steve Yanda  |  12:26 PM ET, 10/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 09:35 PM ET, 10/17/2011

Virginia aims to break trend of letdowns after big victories

By Steve Yanda  |  09:35 PM ET, 10/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:46 AM ET, 10/17/2011

Evaluating the performances of Michael Rocco, David Watford against Georgia Tech

By Steve Yanda  |  03:46 AM ET, 10/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 02:36 AM ET, 10/17/2011

Evaluating Virginia’s defensive performance against Georgia Tech

By Steve Yanda  |  02:36 AM ET, 10/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:29 AM ET, 10/17/2011

Virginia tallied its fewest possessions of the season vs. Georgia Tech

By Steve Yanda  |  01:29 AM ET, 10/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 12:34 PM ET, 10/16/2011

Virginia 24, No. 12 Georgia Tech 21: Three up, three down

By Steve Yanda  |  12:34 PM ET, 10/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:42 AM ET, 10/14/2011

Virginia football vs. Georgia Tech: How will the Cavs fare against the No. 12 Yellow Jackets?

The Virginia football team hosts Georgia Tech after taking some time off for its bye week.

By Steve Yanda  |  10:42 AM ET, 10/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 10/13/2011

Virginia injury report released for Georgia Tech game

By Matt Bonesteel  |  03:50 PM ET, 10/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:27 AM ET, 10/13/2011

Marques Hagans, Virginia coaches trying to change Dominique Terrell’s instincts on punt returns

Virginia freshman wide receiver Dominique Terrell learned some bad habits returning punts in high school, and the Cavaliers’ coaches are trying to change that.

By Steve Yanda  |  10:27 AM ET, 10/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 10/12/2011

Paul Johnson’s offensive game plan for Virginia consists of 10 plays

Georgia Tech Coach Paul Johnson says he has 10 plays on tap for the Virginia game, but that he won’t use all of them.

By Steve Yanda  |  02:00 PM ET, 10/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 12:29 PM ET, 10/12/2011

Virginia’s tailbacks Perry Jones and Kevin Parks largely decide on playing rotation

Virginia;s coaches allow running backs Perry Jones and Kevin Parks to decide when they should enter the game.

By Steve Yanda  |  12:29 PM ET, 10/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:14 AM ET, 10/12/2011

Virginia TE Colter Phillips returning to health after ankle injury

Colter Phillips, Virginia’s junior tight end, suffered an ankle injury on the sixth play of the season and has been limited since, but expects to play Saturday against Georgia Tech.

By Steve Yanda  |  11:14 AM ET, 10/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 10/12/2011

Preparing to defend Georgia Tech’s counter run plays a tricky proposition for Virginia

Georgia Tech’s triple-option offense is especially potent when it runs counter plays, which are particularly difficult to defend against.

By Steve Yanda  |  10:30 AM ET, 10/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:52 PM ET, 10/11/2011

Georgia Tech’s play-action passing poses yet another concern for Virginia defense

Virginia defensive coordinator says to not be fooled by Georgia Tech’s triple option; the Yellow Jackets can pass it, too.

By Steve Yanda  |  01:52 PM ET, 10/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 01:31 PM ET, 10/11/2011

David Watford’s role for Virginia continues to evolve as season goes on

David Watford’s role continues to evolve as the true freshman gains more experience.

By Steve Yanda  |  01:31 PM ET, 10/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:23 PM ET, 10/11/2011

Virginia OC Bill Lazor discusses development of QB David Watford

Virginia offensive coordinator Bill Lazor discusses how freshman quarterback David Watford has adjusted his throwing motion, learned Virginia’s offense.

By Steve Yanda  |  01:23 PM ET, 10/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 04:35 PM ET, 10/10/2011

Virginia emphasizes assignment defense while preparing for Georgia Tech’s triple-option offense

Practices have focused on figuring out the most prudent way to combat Georgia Tech’s unique triple-option offense.

By Steve Yanda  |  04:35 PM ET, 10/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 03:17 PM ET, 10/10/2011

Mike London plans to play true frosh QB David Watford more often as season progresses

By Steve Yanda  |  03:17 PM ET, 10/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 02:50 PM ET, 10/10/2011

Dominique Terrell no longer Virginia’s primary punt returner after early season struggles

By Steve Yanda  |  02:50 PM ET, 10/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 02:18 PM ET, 10/05/2011

Virginia to spend bye week working on fundamentals with an eye toward Georgia Tech

The Virginia football team has a week off to prepare for Georgia Tech’s triple-option attack.

By Steve Yanda  |  02:18 PM ET, 10/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 10/05/2011

Bye week thoughts from Mike London on the quarterback situation

Virginia football coach Mike London tries to explain how he decides to play either Michael Rocco or David Watford at quarterback.

By Steve Yanda  |  01:10 PM ET, 10/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 10:06 AM ET, 10/03/2011

Evaluating the performances of Michael Rocco, David Watford against Idaho

By Steve Yanda  |  10:06 AM ET, 10/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 07:19 AM ET, 10/03/2011

Evaluating Virginia's defensive performance against Idaho

By Steve Yanda  |  07:19 AM ET, 10/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 08:09 PM ET, 10/02/2011

Virginia aims to shore up special teams issues during bye week

By Steve Yanda  |  08:09 PM ET, 10/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 10/02/2011

Virginia 21, Idaho 20 (OT): Three up, three down

By Steve Yanda  |  12:03 PM ET, 10/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 02:41 PM ET, 10/01/2011

Virginia football vs. Idaho: Kris Burd could move up the all-time charts

Virginia wide receiver Kris Burd could move up the Cavaliers' all-time receiving lists on Saturday against Idaho.

By Steve Yanda  |  02:41 PM ET, 10/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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