Virginia Rumors & News

  • Former UNC guard Jared Cohen transfers to Virginia

    The Score "Virginia has landed offensive guard Jared Cohen as a transfer from North Carolina, the team announced Thursday. Cohen played for the Tar Heels in 2014 as a true freshman and appeared in 13 games." March 31

  • BYU's Robert Anae leaving for Virginia, taking 3 assistants with him

    The Deseret News "BYU offensive coordinator Robert Anae announced Wednesday that he has accepted a job as the offensive coordinator at the University of Virginia. He follows new Cavalier coach Bronco Mendenhall to Charlottesville after the Cougar bowl game in Las Vegas on Dec. 19 against Utah. The Las Vegas bowl..." December 10

  • Virginia hires BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall

    SI - College Football "Virginia will hire BYU head coach Bronco Mendenhall, a source told SI​’s Thayer Evans. Virginia later confirmed the hire. Jerry Ratcliffe of The Daily Progress first reported the news. Virginia announced Mendenhall has agreed to a five-year contract, with annual compensation beginning at $3.25..." December 05

  • Mack Brown reportedly interested in Virginia job

    College Football Talk "At least if it’s up to him, you haven’t heard the last of Mack Brown when it comes to the college coaching game. With a handful of openings across the country, the former Texas head coach has reportedly tossed his name into the mix for the vacancy at Virginia, not far from where he began his..." December 03

  • Mike London resigns as Virginia football coach

    USA Today "Mike London has resigned as Virginia's football coach, the school announced Sunday. Athletic director Craig Littlepage says in a release from the school that he met with London on Sunday morning and both agreed that a change was in the best interest of the program. The Cavaliers finished 4-8..." November 29

  • Virginia's Eric Gallon and Michael Mooney to have season-ending surgeries

    The Score "Two Virginia players will have season-ending surgeries, according to head coach Mike London. Freshman linebacker Eric Gallon was injured in Saturday's loss to North Carolina, and will not play again this season. It's an unfortunate turn of events for Gallon, as Saturday was his first career..." October 27

  • U-Va. freshman QB Nick Johns, a former Gonzaga star, faces DWI charge

    Washington Post "University of Virginia freshman quarterback Nick Johns, a former Gonzaga standout, was charged with driving while intoxicated July 26, according to the Charlottesville General District Court Web site. Coach Mike London told reporters before preseason practice in Charlottesville that Johns, a..." August 12

  • Former 4-star receiver transfers to UC from Virginia

    Cincinnati Enquirer "The University of Cincinnati football program landed a commitment Tuesday from Jamil Kamara, a former four-star wide receiver prospect who is transferring from Virginia. Kamara tweeted the news himself, with the move having been rumored in recent days. Kamara, a U.S. Army All-American from..." July 21

  • Former Arizona, Texas QB Connor Brewer now transferring to Virginia

    Yahoo! Sports "It appears that quarterback Connor Brewer won’t be transferring to Northern Arizona after all. Brewer, who started his career at Texas and spent the last two seasons at Arizona, announced on his Instagram page Tuesday that he’s headed to the University of Virginia. “A new opportunity has..." June 09

  • QB Greyson Lambert to transfer to Georgia

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The quarterback competition at Georgia has another entrant: Greyson Lambert is transferring in from Virginia and will be eligible this season. “Yes sir. I’m coming to Georgia,” Lambert told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution in a text message. Lambert visited Georgia over the weekend, then..." June 03

  • Report: ex-Virginia QB Greyson Lambert transferring to Georgia

    CBS Sports "Georgia's already complicated quarterback situation just got dramatically more complicated. Former Virginia quarterback Greyson Lambert told ESPN on Wednesday he will play for Mark Richt's Bulldogs, joining Georgia as a graduate transfer with two seasons of eligibility remaining. He will..." June 03

  • Michigan transfer Kyle Bosch cleared, should boost West Virginia OL in '15

    ESPN "West Virginia got some big news over the weekend, with the NCAA clearing Michigan transfer Kyle Bosch to play in 2015. Bosch was rated the No. 7 offensive guard in the country coming out of high school in Wheaton, Illinois, and started three games for the Wolverines as a true freshman in 2013...." June 02

  • Mark Richt says Georgia is recruiting transfer QB Greyson Lambert

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "Georgia coach Mark Richt confirmed reports that the Bulldogs are interested in former Virginia quarterback Greyson Lambert. Lambert announced his transfer from Virginia shortly after he was dropped to second string on the depth chart behind Matt Johns. Lambert and Johns split time in 2014, but..." June 02

  • Virginia Football Lands Transfer Running Back

    Streaking The Lawn "The Virginia Football team has secured its third incoming transfer of the off-season with the commitment from Maryland running back Albert Reid. Continuing with the recent trend of incoming (not to mention outgoing) transferring players, UVa football will be bringing in a third transfer this..." June 02

  • Wide receiver Jamil Kamara joins list of players to transfer from Virginia this offseason

    Daily Press "Wide receiver Jamil Kamara became the latest player Friday to decide his future on a college football field could be better spent somewhere other than Virginia. Kamara, a 6-foot-2, 210-pound rising sophomore who graduated from Bishop Sullivan Catholic High in Virginia Beach, announced via his..." June 01

  • Granted UVa. release, Greyson Lambert to transfer from Hoos

    College Football Talk "Well this is certainly at least a somewhat mildly unexpected development. The high school coach of Greyson Lambert confirmed to that his former player asked for and has been granted a release from his Virginia scholarship. Lambert’s intention is to transfer to another FBS..." May 19

  • Virginia linebacker Max Valles to enter NFL Draft

    Daily Progress "A month after denying reports for his early entry to the NFL Draft, Virginia linebacker Max Valles is, indeed, going pro. Valles tweeted as much Tuesday afternoon. Valles, although just a sophomore, is eligible for the next level because he's three years removed from high school graduation..." January 06

  • Former UNC Wide receiver T.J. Thorpe joins UVa

    The Roanoke Times "Less than three months after catching the winning touchdown pass in North Carolina's 28-27 victory at Virginia, wide receiver T.J. Thorpe was being hailed by the Cavaliers on Monday night. Thorpe, a fourth-year junior from Durham, North Carolina, informed Carolina supporters in a letter that he..." January 06

  • Virginia CB Demetrious Nicholson gains medical hardship waiver, will be eligible next season

    Daily Press "Demetrious Nicholson will get to wear a Virginia uniform again. Nicholson's application for a medical hardship waiver has been approved, meaning he'll regain a season of eligibility and get to play in 2015, according to U.Va.'s athletic department. He'll be a senior cornerback next season. A..." January 05

  • Eli Harold will skip senior season at Virginia for NFL draft

    Washington Post "Virginia defensive end Eli Harold announced on his Twitter account Wednesday that he will forgo his final year of eligibility and declare for the 2015 NFL draft. Harold was one of the first high-profile recruits to commit to the Cavaliers after Coach Mike London’s hiring in 2010, and he lived..." December 10

  • Virginia quarterback David Watford granted release from scholarship, will transfer

    Washington Post "Virginia quarterback David Watford has been granted a release from his scholarship and will transfer to another school, Coach Mike London confirmed Tuesday night. Watford is on track to graduate in December, according to London, and therefore will be eligible to play immediately for a program..." December 03

  • Virginia WR Miles Gooch (knee) to miss remainder of season

    SI - College Football "Virginia wide receiver Miles Gooch will miss the rest of the season after undergoing knee surgery, the school announced on Monday. Gooch, who currently ranks third on the team with 371 receiving yards and one receiving touchdown, suffered the injury in an Oct. 25 loss to North Carolina. The..." November 04

  • Virginia Football Recruiting: Commitment! Rasool Clemons

    Streaking The Lawn "Mike London and the Cavaliers picked up commitment number 18 for the class of 2015. If there was ever any doubt about Mike London's ability to sell the Virginia football program following a 2-10 season, those fears have certainly been put to rest this summer. On Saturday afternoon, the UVa..." August 18

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 09

  • Virginia football enters 2014 season rebuilding on offensive line

    Washington Post "After the first practice of his fifth season as the Virginia football team’s offensive line coach, Scott Wachenheim came ready with a joke. He was one of just two assistants from Coach Mike London’s original staff in 2010 — cornerbacks coach Chip West is the other — still on campus when the 2014..." August 05

  • U.Va. tight end Jake McGee is transferring to Florida

    Hampton Roads "Tight end Jake McGee, who announced recently that he was transferring from the University of Virginia, will play next fall at Florida, he announced via Twitter this afternoon. “I will be playing my 5th year at The University of Florida. GO Gators!” wrote McGee, who has graduated from Virginia..." May 09

  • Terps QB target Nick Johns commits to Virginia

    Washington Post "The Maryland football team will have to wait to find its second class of 2015 recruit, after Gonzaga High School quarterback Nick Johns announced his oral commitment to Virginia on Tuesday through Twitter. Ranked as a three-star quarterback by ESPN and Rivals, Johns would have joined offensive..." May 06

  • Greyson Lambert atop Virginia QB depth chart

    ESPN "Virginia coach Mike London ended speculation about the Cavaliers' quarterback competition Monday, placing sophomore Greyson Lambert atop the post-spring practice depth chart. "I don't think it's a huge surprise how things worked out," London said. "Greyson did a very good job with his..." May 05

  • Virginia leading receiver TE Jake McGee to transfer

    CBS Sports "Virginia will be without its leading receiver next season, as the school announced Friday that tight end Jake McGee was transferring out of the program. "I want to thank Jake for his contributions to the Virginia program and wish him the best," said Virginia coach Mike London in a release...." April 25

  • Virginia football’s quarterback carousel spinning in spring practice

    Washington Post "In the middle of an interview after the Virginia football team completed its first spring practice of the year Saturday, quarterback Greyson Lambert instinctively began to look over his shoulder. Between Lambert’s sound bites about embracing the competition under center, the only noise came..." March 07

  • ACC football championship game to stay in Charlotte through 2019

    Charlotte Observer "The ACC’s football championship game will stay at Charlotte’s Bank of America Stadium at least through 2019, the league announced Monday. The six-year extension means Charlotte will host the game for 10 consecutive years. The ACC has played its title game in Charlotte the past four years,..." February 26