Virginia Rumors & News

  • Virginia's Quin Blanding will return for senior season

    Virginian-Pilot "University of Virginia safety Quin Blanding, a junior from Virginia Beach who was projected as a potential second- or third-round pick in the NFL draft, announced Monday that he’ll return for his senior season. “After careful thought and consideration, I have decided to stay at the University..." December 27

  • Virginia Tech blasts Virginia, clinches ACC title game spot

    The Sports Xchange "Junior quarterback Jerod Evans passed for 253 yards and two touchdowns and added a rushing score as Virginia Tech rolled to a 52-10 victory over Virginia on Saturday in Atlantic Coast Conference play at Blacksburg, Va. Senior fullback Sam Rogers contributed 105 rushing yards and two..." November 26

  • Georgia Tech uses spurt to pull away from Virginia

    The Sports Xchange "ATLANTA -- Georgia Tech used big plays to score 17 unanswered points in the second half and hung on to beat Virginia 31-17 on Saturday at Bobby Dodd Stadium. The Yellow Jackets (7-4, 4-4 ACC) trailed 10-7 at halftime before scoring on three straight possessions -- a 54-yard pass from..." November 19

  • Kaaya, Walton guide Miami past Virginia

    The Sports Xchange "CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA. -- Miami snagged its sixth win to become bowl eligible in a 34-14 triumph over Virginia on Saturday afternoon at Scott Stadium. The Hurricanes held the Cavaliers to 289 total yards en route to the 20-point win. After Virginia (2-8, 1-5) scored the game's first..." November 12

  • Wake Forest eligible for bowl after topping Virginia

    The Sports Xchange "WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Wake Forest recorded its sixth win of the year and became bowl eligible for the first time in five seasons with a 27-20 win over Virginia on Saturday afternoon. The Demon Deacons got a 39-yard interception return for a touchdown from Jessie Bates to give them the..." November 05

  • Jackson lifts No. 5 Louisvile past Virginia with :13 left

    The Sports Xchange "CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- When Virginia's two-point conversion put them ahead by one point with just under two minutes to play, Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson strapped on his helmet and trotted out onto the field as calm as possible. At that point, he was the Cardinals' only hope to..." October 29

  • No. 22 North Carolina extends mastery of Virginia

    The Sports Xchange "CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- After being embarrassed at home in a 31-point loss to Virginia Tech two weeks ago, North Carolina head coach Larry Fedora knew he couldn't play the injury card to excuse his team's poor performance. Despite having a bevy of injuries on both sides of the ball, the Tar..." October 22

  • Former Virginia receiver alleges hazing, abusive culture

    ESPN "A former University of Virginia football player is suing the school after claiming that teammates bullied and mocked him over a learning disability and forced him into a hazing ritual this summer that left him with a broken eye socket. The federal civil rights lawsuit, filed Friday by Aidan..." October 20

  • Pitt's 24-point surge sinks Virginia

    The Sports Xchange "CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- Pittsburgh kept pace in the Atlantic Coast Conference's Coastal Division with a 45-31 win over division foe Virginia on Saturday at Scott Stadium. The loss snapped a two-game winning streak for Virginia (2-4, 1-1) after starting the season 0-3. After trailing..." October 15

  • Virginia sinks Duke, halts 17-game road skid

    The Sports Xchange "DURHAM, N.C. -- Quarterback Kurt Benkert threw for three touchdowns and Virginia's defense collected six turnovers in a 34-20 victory against Duke on Saturday afternoon at Wallace Wade Stadium. The outcome ended Virginia's streak of 17 consecutive road losses, leaving the Cavaliers one shy..." October 01