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December 3
London fires four U.Va. assistants - Richmond Times-Dispatch
Virginia Coach Mike London shakes up coaching staff, fires four assistants - The Washington Post 

December 2
QB Rocco leaving UVa - The Daily Pro

December 1
Aboushi and Greer honored by the Touchdown Club of Richmond -

November 29
Youth on 'D' bodes well for Virginia's future - The Roanoke Times  

November 28
UVa defense did a lot of growing up under Reid in 2012 - The Daily Progress
UVA parts ways with RB coach - Richmond Times-Dispatch  

November 27
Greer, Aboushi nab first-team All-ACC honors - The Daily Progress
With season over, Virginia Coach Mike London laments run game struggles - The Washington Post

November 26
London post-mortem - The Roanoke Times 
U.Va seniors preparing for life after football - Richmond Times-Dispatch 
Self evaluation - The Daily Progress 

November 25
Trying Season Ends on Painful Note for Cavaliers -
London's clock management takes center state after Virginia Tech loss - The Washington Post

November 23
Defense Braces for Clash with Hokies -
What went wrong for Cavaliers football in 2012? - The Roanoke Times
Phillips' U.Va teammates also provide support group - Richmond Times-Dispatch

November 22
For U.Va linebacker, football means separation from son - Richmond Times-Dispatch
UVa's Reynolds thankful for special bond with his sister - The Daily Progress
Hokies' pass rush starting to bring the heat - The Daily Progress

November 21
Tech's veterans hoping to extend season to bowl game - Richmond Times-Dispatch
UVa Seeking Breakthrough in Blacksburg -
Virginia could be without Morgan Moses at Virginia Tech - The Washington Post
Virginia needs virtue of taking - Richmond Times-Dispatch

November 20
Virginia Concludes 2012 Season on Saturday at Virginia Tech -
Maryland move shocks ACC - The Daily Progress
The Tech-UVa X-factors - The Roanoke Times
London says ACC's loss could be Cavaliers' gain in recruiting Maryland - The Roanoke Times
Disappointment notwithstanding, Cavs don't lack incentive - Richmond Times-Dispatch

November 19
Wahoos hope to end Hokies' bowl eligibility - The Daily Progress
Hokies should beat Cavs...but will they? - The Roanoke Times 

November 18
Senior Cavaliers have embraced London - Richmond Times-Dispatch
With postseason hopes gone, Virginia must approach rivalry game like bowl - Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star
November 17
UVa's two-QB system hits some bumps in the road against Tar Heels - The Daily Progress
Cavaliers Rue Missed Opportunities Against UNC -
Cavs still lamenting missed opportunities day after UNC loss - Richmond Times-Dispatch 

November 16
Missed offensive chances cost Cavaliers - The Daily Progress
U.Va.'s loss to UNC ends bowl hopes - Richmond Times Dispatch
Heels make plays that elude Cavs - Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star 

November 15
Greer, Reynolds form heart of U.Va. defense - Richmond Times-Dispatch
Cavs: 'Win or go home' - The Roanoke Times
Resurgent Cavs look to keep bowl hopes alive - The Washington Post  

November 14
Resiliency Be Thy Name -
UVa linebacker Steve Greer tackles every challenge thrown at him - The Roanoke Times
UVa seniors have embraced London's philosophy - The Daily Progress
Will UVa-UNC game turn into a high-scoring shootout? - The Daily Progress

November 13
UVa and UNC Clash Thursday Night in the South's 'Oldest Rivalry' -
Rocco and Canady Earn ACC Weekly Honors -
Schautz's Return Bolsters Defensive Line -
Virginia Coach Mike London has the Cavaliers believing again - The Washington Post
UVa dealing with quick turnaround for Thursday night game vs. UNC - The Washington Post

November 11
Epic Comeback Keeps Postseason Hopes Alive -
Cavaliers step up to beat Miami - The Roanoke Times
Rocco works his two-minute drill magic again - The Daily Progress

November 10
Family and Friends Help Phillips Persevere -
UVa looks to continue winning in November - The Roanoke Times
Virginia aims to continue recent football success against Miami - The Daily Progress

November 9
Virginia DE Eli Harold won't play vs. Miami - The Washington Post
Can Virginia keep the momentum going against Miami? - The Daily Progress
Romero ready to wreak havoc for UVa defense - The Daily Progress
UVa commit Cook leads Fork Union into prep football playoffs - The Daily Progress

November 8
Virginia Announces Two-Game Football Series with BYU -
Parity hurting ACC's hunt for bowl-worthy teams - Staunton News Leader
Two-quarterback system working for Cavaliers - The Daily Progress
Bowanko makes 'full transition' to playing center - The Daily Progress

November 7
'Hoos Hoping for November to Remember -
Timing right for Virginia Cavaliers' Romero - The Roanoke Times

November 6
Brathwaite and Canady Earn ACC Weekly Honors -
Virginia Returns Home For Saturday Meeting with Miami -
UVa finds a winning road combo - The Roanoke Times

November 5
UVa likes two-QB attack - Richmond Times-Dispatch

November 4
Cavaliers Break Through in Stunning Fashion -
Virginia goes back to a QB rotation in win over NC State - The Washington Post

November 3
'Hoos Looking to Reverse Fortunes in Raleigh -
Younger players to take on bigger role for Cavs - The Washington Post
Cavaliers look to clean up play - The Roanoke Times

November 2

Wahee Making Most of Redshirt Season -
Fixing special teams a top priority - Richmond Times-Dispatch 
O'Brien unbeaten against Cavaliers - The Daily Progress 

November 1
UVa comes off bye, ready to make a run -
WR Smith near 100 percent - The Daily Progress 
QBs Glennon, Sims have squared off before - The Daily Progress 

October 31
Mother Nature Disrupts Cavaliers' Routine - 
Virginia's Mike London: 'We desperately want to win a game' - The Washington Post
NCAA approves tougher sanctions - Richmond Times-Dispatch  
Greer, U.Va. seniors caught between past and future - Richmond Times-Dispatch
UVa wide receiver Scott is catching on - The Roanoke Times 

October 30
UVa Returns From Bye Week with Trip to NC State -
Virginia football suspends three players for North Carolina State game - The Washington Post 
Suspensions give "Da Da" opportunity on UVa defense - The Roanoke Times 
Ronde Barber still going strong - The Daily Progress 
Sims has a long way to go - The Daily Progress 

October 29
UVa has to  stop the 'little things' against N.C. State - The Daily Progress 

October 28
The future of college athletics will always contain football - Richmond Times-Dispatch 

October 27
UVa has much to do during bye week - 

October 26
Recruits get bye-week attention - Richmond Times-Dispatch 
Will bye week help Cavaliers right the ship? - The Dailly Progress 

October 25
Scattershooting: Duke and Virginia face different challenges - The Daily Progress 
Does Virginia need to target McGee more? - The Daily Progress 
Cavs, Hokies still in mix for recruits - Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star 
Matt Schaub plays it close to the vest -

October 24
Brathwaite Emerging as Playmaker on D-Line -
Too soon to demand jobs of coaches at Virginia Tech, Virginia - Richmond Times-Dispatch

October 23
UVa Football Game at NC State to Start at 12:30 p.m. -
Virginia football enters bye week wondering how its season turned so sour - The Washington Post 
At 2-6, evaluating what's gone wrong for Wahoos - Richmond Times-Dispatch 
Rocco sits entire game for first time this season - The Roanoke Times 
Cavalier defensive line in a bright spot - The Daily Progress 

October 22
Losing takes toll on Cavs - The Daily Progress 
Bye week promps introspection at U.Va. - Richmond Times-Dispatch 

October 21
Story Remains Same in Cavaliers' Latest Loss - 
Special teams mishaps plague Virginia again in loss to Wake Forest - The Daily Progress  

October 20
Cavaliers Look to End Skid Saturday - 
U.Va. Losing games, but stats remain strong - Richmond Times-Dispatch 
London keeps recent slide in perspective - The Daily Progress 
Whitlock a defensive force for Deacons - The Daily Progress 

October 19
Guided by his brother, Virginia's Eli Harold thrived after his mother's death - The Washington Post  
Virginia QB Phillip Sims still getting his bearings as a starter - The Washington Post  
ACC has failed to meet lofty football expectations since expansion - The Daily Progress  
Getting big plays isn't Virginia's problem, but getting in the red zone is - The Daily Press 

October 18
Sims striving for improvement in third start at QB for Virginia - The Daily Progress   
Cavaliers, Deacons don't meet often because of ACC expansion - The Daily Progress
With Laub out, U.Va. transfer to make debut at QB for UR - Richmond Times-Dispatch  

October 17
Two starts in, Sims establishing himself at U.Va. - Richmond Times-Dispatch
Virginia is getting the yards, but seeking points - College AP Wire
Virginia's Mike London defends the direction of the football program - The Washington Post  
UVa freshman taking low road to superstardom - The Roanoke Times 

October 16
UVa staff remains positive - The Daily Progress 
Virginia Faces Wake Forest on Saturday for the First Time Since 2008 -
Cavaliers Convinced Breakthrough is Close - 
Virginia Coach Mike London sticking with QB Phillip Sims - The Washington Post 
QB Sims aims to improve accuracy, decision making - The Roanoke Times 

October 15
Cavaliers' bowl hopes all but gone - The Staunton News Leader 
Phillip Sims will retain starting job for U.Va - Richmond Times-Dispatch 
London sticking with Sims - The Daily Progress  

October 14
Wahoos' Hole Grows Deeper with Loss to Terps -
Different plan, same frustrating result for Cavaliers - The Daily Progress 
Losing does not equate defeat for Cavs' coaches - Richmond Times-Dispatch 

October 13
On-the-Job Training Continues for Harold - 
Terps-Cavs rivalry alive and well - The Washington Post  
UVa needs big plays in a big way - Richmond Times-Dispatch  
Virginia defense continues to struggle - The Daily Progress 
Cavaliers brace for Maryland's stingy run defense - The Daily Progress  

October 12
Virginia's defense struggling to create turnovers, limit big plays - The Washington Post 
'Big Money' Returns for Big Day at Scott Stadium - 
An engaged Perry Jones is showing signs of life for Virginia - The Washington Post 
Cavaliers will substitute more on defensive front - The Daily Progress  
Sims taking on leadership role with Cavaliers - The Daily Progress  

October 11
E.J. Scott making an impact in UVa receiving corps, uniform selection - The Daily Progress
Injuries: to report or not? - Richmond Times-Dispatch
Virginia is treaty rivalry matchup vs. Maryland like a 'bowl game' - The Washington Post 

October 10
Nicholson facing tough challenges as Virginia's No. 1 cornerback - The Daily Progress
Former UVa coach Groh out as Georgia Tech defensive coordinator - The Daily Progress
Young defenders in Virginia coach's plans - The Roanoke Times 

October 9
Virginia begins second half of the season looking for answers - The Daily Progress
Fire reported at U.Va. football practice facility - Richmond Times-Dispatch 
Despite four game skid, Virginia 'not cashing in the chips' - The Washington Post
October 7
Long ball no help for Cavaliers - The Roanoke Times
Sims places blame on himself - The Daily Progress
Virginia falls to Duke, 42-17 - The Washington Post  

October 6
Are Virginia and Duke becoming rivals? - The Daily Progress
Sims downplays expectations entering first start - Richmond Times-Dispatch
A day for backups in Durham - Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star 

October 4
Virginia, Duke building a football rivalry - Richmond Times-Dispatch
Sims' goal just to 'move sticks' - Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star
Sims warms to UVa's top spot - The Washington Post  

October 3
Hokies, Hoos have moments of clarity - The Roanoke Times
Sims Steps Into Leading Role for Hoos -

Virginia working to cut down on penalties - The Daily Progress 

October 2
Virginia's Sims will start at QB, if knee heals - The Roanoke Times 

Mike London on QB situation: 'We're looking at everything' - The Washington Post
Virginia Returns to ACC Action on Saturday with Tobacco Road Trip to Duke -
October 1 
UVa quarterback dilemma continues - The Daily Progress
Penalties fatal for Cavaliers in loss to La. Tech - Staunton News Leader 

September 30
Virginia falls at home to Louisiana Tech - The Daily Progress 

Penalties, turnovers prove to be Cavaliers' undoing against Bulldogs - The Daily Progress
Cavaliers set passing mark, but come up short - The Roanoke Times
Self-Inflicted Wounds Doom Cavaliers -
Grading Virginia's three key plays - Richmond Times-Dispatch
September 29
Cavaliers preparing for potential shootout with Bulldogs - Richmond Times-Dispatch
Can Cavs slow Dogs? - Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star  
Spirit of '68 Returns to Scott Stadium - 

September 28
UVa-Louisiana Tech game is biggest of the year - The Daily Progress 
Cavs look to get offense in gear - The Washington Post  
UVa to face one of nation's best offenses - 
College football opens up to spread offense - The Daily Progress 

September 27
Could UVa's offense keep up in a shootout? - The Daily Progress
Another week, another big test for UVa defense - Richmond Times-Dispatch
Bowanko's Talents Extend Beyond Football Field - 

September 26
Cavs searching for momentum - Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star 
Latest trend: Committing early - The Washington Post
Loss to Bulldogs would take big bite out of Virginia's season - The Roanoke Times
Virginia's Canady driven by proving old teacher wrong - The Daily Progress 

September 25
Cavaliers' Offense Looks to Get Back on Track - 
Michael Rocco is still Virginia's starting QB, but must improve to keep the job - The Washington Post 
Virginia expecting more from Rocco - Richmond Times-Dispatch
Rocco needs to prove himself in La. Tech battle - The Daily Progress
Cavaliers feel shades of 2011 - The Daily Progress

September 24
UVa defense regains some swagger- The Daily Progress
Cavs' next task tough - Richmond Times-Dispatch

September 23
Mistakes costly as Virginia falls to TCU - The Daily Progress
Canady steals spotlight in young secondary - The Roanoke Times
'Hoos Return Home Looking to Regroup -
Some positives in another frustrating loss - The Daily Progress

September 22
UVa fullback Swanson returns home to Texas - The Daily Progress 
Texas-Sized Challenge Awaits UVa at TCU - 
Frogs will be ready for Cavaliers - The Roanoke Times 

September 21
Vozenilek Strenghtening 'Team Kick' for 'Hoos - 
Sims getting grasp of offense - The Richmond Times-Dispatch 
Moses at tackle for now - The Roanoke Times 

September 20
Cavalier offensive line will keep 'doing what we do' - The Daily Progress 
Virginia's young safeties hope for bounce-back performance at TCU - The Washington Post
Scattershooting: UVa hopes to increase recruiting footprint in Texas - The Daily Progress  

September 19
Chris Long Makes Significant Gift to George Welsh Indoor Practice Facility 
Virginia in the market for some offensive balance - The Washington Post
Virginia's Walcott leading by example - The Daily Progress
September 18

U.Va fullback Swanson has unorthodox style - The Richmond Times-Dispatch
Cavaliers Set Sights on No. 17 Horned Frogs -
With No. 17 TCU next, Virginia needs 'short memory' after blowout loss at Georgia Tech - The Washington Post
Virginia RB Clifton Richardson, a Menchville grad, could be looking at medical redshirt - The Daily Press

September 17
Humbling Day for 'Hoos in Atlanta -
Cavaliers try to put loss to Yellow Jackets behind them - The Richmond Times-Dispatch 
Small missteps blamed for big loss - The Daily Progress
Virginia's coordinators express shame after Saturday's embarassing loss to Georgia Tech - The Daily Press

September 13
McGee follows Wilson model in proving college coaches wrong - The Richmond Times-Dispatch
Steve Greer to Host Cavalier Sports Weekly, September 14, 15 -
Teel Time: Offensive line needs to rise up if Virginia is to upset Georgia Tech - The Daily Press

September 12
Young secondary holding up well - The Daily Progress
It hasn't been a snap for Virginia center - The Richmond Times-Dispatch
Recruiting: UVa Offers In-State Sophomore -
Cavaliers tight end on a familiar route - The Roanoke Times

September 11
Tougher tests on horizon for Cavaliers - The Daily Progress
McGee on similar path as TE Miller - The Daily Progress
Big plays no longer beyond Cav's reach - The Richmond Times-Dispatch
Rocco is Cavs' QB starter, but Sims will play - The Washington Post
Hoos Working Overtime to Prepare for Jackets -
Aboushi and Greer Earn ACC Weekly Honors -

September 10
UVa has room for improvement - The Daily Progress
Virginia defense carries offense in role reversal - The Richmond Times-Dispatch
Scheduling headaches
- The Daily Progress
Cavaliers declaw Nittany Lions' best effort - Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star

September 8
Will Penn State stack the box against Virginia running game? - The Daily Progress
Rocco family rooted in Penn State- The Roanoke Times
Cavaliers preparing for aerial attack - The Richmond Times-Dispatch
Virginia's three keys to victory - The Richmond Times-Dispatch
Who do you think will win? - The Washington Post

September 7
How will UVa fans treat Penn State? - The Daily Progress
Cavs covered in case of emergency - The Roanoke Times
Cavs' London happy with Rocco - The Washington Post
Hoskey Takes Unconventional Route to Starting Lineup-
UVa focussed on football, not PSU storyline-
Opportunity Awaits UVa Football Saturday-

September 6
Young UVa secondary will be tested by pass-happy Penn State- The Daily Progress
Penn State coaches know UVa- The Roanoke Times
Developing depth a priority for Wahoos- The Richmond Times-Dispatch
Cavs prepare for Penn State's Patriots-style offense- The Washington Post

September 5
London talks Penn State- The Daily Progress
Rocco in firm control of Virginia offense- The Daily Progress
Not overlooking Penn State - The Washington Post
No ordinary opponent for Virginia this week- The Richmond Times-Dispatch
UVa coach Mike London avoided feeding frenzy for PSU transfers- The Roanoke Times

September 4
UVa QB Rocco has deep Penn State ties - The Daily Progress
Wahoos big Favorites against Penn State- The Richmond Times-Dispatch
Mike London, Michael Rocco, Penn State and the game of, 'What if?'- The Philadelphia Inquirer
Virginia's Rocco relishes ties to PSU - The Philadelphia Inquirer

September 3
Sims impressive in quiet debut- The Daily Progress
Phillip Sims focused - The Daily Progress
Cavs eye correction - The Richmond Times-Dispatch

September 2
Virginia's Sims shows skills, but Rocco's not giving up - The Roanoke Times
'Hoos See Room for Improvement After Routing Richmond -

September 1
Casualty may send Cavs back on the road - The Richmond Times-Dispatch
Virginia, Richmond rivalry runs in the family - The Roanoke Times
Past and Present Come Together Saturday at Scott Stadium -
Virginia's three keys to victory - The Richmond Times-Dispatch
Virginia season forecast includes Sims' ascention to starting quarterback - The Daily Press

August 30
Jones is Virginia's 'Superman' - The Washington Post
Virginia's WRs are getting used to the long ball - The Washington Post
Roccos become rivals on Saturday at Scott Stadium - The Daily Progress
Receivers rave about Rocco's improved armstrength - The Daily Progress
UR's Rocco recognizes "bizarre dynamic" - The Richmond Times-Dispatch 

August 29
Richmond football coach has many UVa connections - The Roanoke Times
For the Roccos, Saturday's game UR-UVa game is a family affair - Richmond Times-Dispatch
It will be Rocco vs. Rocco on Saturday at Scott Stadium - Richmond Times-Dispatch
Shautz moving around like a wild man - The Daily Progress
Healthy Greer ready to lead Virginia Defense again - The Daily Progress

August 28
Moses, Aboushi are Cavaliers' big men on Grounds - Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star
Rocco named UVa's starting quarterback - Richmond Times-Dispatch
Michael Rocco still No.1 quarterback for UVa - Roanoke Times

August 27
Jarrett Thrilled to be back with 'Hoos .-

August 26
Tight end a position of strength for UVA - Richmond Times-Dispatch
Virginia's starting quarterback will be ... - The Daily Progress

August 25
Like Conrath, Urban embraces move to defensive tackle - Daily Progress

August 24
UVa cornerbacks a young but talented group - The Daily Progress

UVa scrimmage reveals further separation at key positions - The Roanoke Times
Cavs' Moses, Aboushi want more - Washington Post

August 23
Coley Thriving in New Role -
Cavaliers' QB decision to be settled Monday - The Associated Press
UVa coach Mike London will address quarterback situation Monday - Daily Press

August 22
Vozenilek will be Virginia's starting punter - Washington Post

Practices turn toward game action at UVa - The Richmond Times-Dispatch
Tickets going fast for Nittany Lions' visit -

August 21
A few position battles remain in flux at Virginia football training camp- Washington Post

>August 20
Renfrow the latest Cavalier from Philly high school - The Richmond Times-Dispatch
On Point: Battle for "Sam" - The Daily Progress

August 19
Mike Moore shares special bond with his father
- The Daily Progress
Doubters fuel Virginia's Rocco - The Roanoke Times
Young defensive ends making noise at UVa - The Richmond Times-Dispatch

August 18
Hagans goes 'All In' coaching Cavalier receiving corp - The Daily Progress
Virginia defensive ends a talented, diverse group - The Daily Progress
Senior key in UVa's young defense - The Richmond Times-Dispatch
Ex-quarterbacks litter Virginia's roster - Washington Post

August 17
Harold shows pass-rushing prowess in scrimmage - The Daily Progress

New faces, same high standards for Virginia's offensive line - The Daily Progress

UVa freshman Canady puts quarterback roots behind him - The Daily Press
Virginia's offensive line will rely on a three-man rotation at guard - The Daily Progress

August 16

Virginia's Moore is both a father, coach at camp - The Washington Post
Kicking rules change; coaches mull their options - The Daily Progress

He's starting to feel like the old K.P. - The Salisbury Post
Canady making his case to be starting cornerback for UVa - The Daily Progress
(Video) Virginia's Mike London feature - ACC Digital Network

August 15

Cavaliers look for more ways to involve Shepherd - The Daily Progress
Quantifying expectations for UVa's defense - The Roanoke Times
Former Hokie, Varina standout breaks into coaching at UVa - The Richmond Times-Dispatch

August 14

Quarterback battle continues for Sims, Rocco and Watford - The Daily Progress
Sims making splash in first week of U.Va. practices - Richmond Times-Dispatch
Smith aims to be Cavaliers' go-to guy - The Daily Progress
Virginia ready to use its four capable running backs - Roanoke Times

UVa running backs Jones, Parks each target yardage mark - Richmond Times-Dispatch


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