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Virginia vs. Miami - Postgame Notes

Nov. 23, 2013

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Virginia Team Notes

  • With the loss, Miami takes over the all-time series lead with UVa, 6-5.
  • The loss snaps a three-game winning streak UVa owned over the Hurricanes.
  • UVa yielded 28 points off of its four turnovers and scored zero points off its two forced turnovers.
  • UVa's PAT that was blocked in the fourth quarter snapped the nation's longest streak of consecutive games without a missed extra point (69 games).
  • UVa last missed an extra point against Richmond in 2008.
  • UVa outgained Miami in total yards, 483-304.
  • For the second time in the Mike London era, UVa lost a game when rushing for over 100 yards and holding its opponent under 100 yards rushing.

Virginia Player Notes

  • Tim Smith returned his first punt for a career-long 45 yards.
  • Smith's punt return was the longest by a Cavalier since Vic Hall returned a punt 67 yards against Duke in 2007.
  • With 10 completions, David Watford broke Michael Rocco's UVa sophomore record (222) for completions.
  • Watford's 331 completions in 2013 rank No. 4 all-time at UVa for a season and the most by a Cavalier underclassman.
  • With 130 rushing yards, Kevin Parks rushed for over 100 yards for the fifth time this season and the eighth time in his career.
  • Parks had 73 rushing yards in the first quarter.
  • Parks' 130 rushing yards gives the junior 926 rushing yards for the season, the most by a Cavalier in a season since Alvin Pearman rushed for 1,037 yards in 2004
  • Anthony Harris collected his eighth interception of the year and has recorded one pick in five straight games.
  • The eight interceptions puts Harris in a three-way tie for No. 2 all-time at UVa for a season.
  • Harris joins Ronde Barber (1994) and Kevin Cook (1987) in the No. 2 position. Former UVa safety Keith McMeans owns the program record with nine interceptions in a season (1987).
  • Taquan Mizzell scored his first collegiate touchdown on a 10-yard pass from David Watford in the fourth quarter.
  • Mizzell added his first career rushing touchdown on a seven-yard scamper in the fourth quarter.
  • Mizzell had career highs in receptions (6) and receiving yards (45).
  • Greyson Lambert notched career highs in completions (13), attempts (19) and passing yards (134).
  • Kyle Dockins collected career highs in receptions (4) and receiving yards (48).
  • DreQuan Hoskey collected a career-high eight tackles.

 

 

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