Cheering hearts and warming blood on my blog Wahooze since 2009. I'm a Virginia football, basketball, and baseball superfan, just trying to deliver some occasional hot-takey op-ed on UVA sports. On the optimist / realist / pessimist scale, I'm somewhere between rational and pollyanna. I'm a dad like Clark Griswold, and I like chicken wings, beer, and the Cincinnati Bengals. I'm a fantasy football savant. I think that's about it?

Kendall's Articles:

Casey Morsell: Chutzpah!

Posted on April 10, 2018, in Recruiting by Kendall.

The guys are putting out some excellent stuff right now, recruiting primers and program goals and re-examining everything, etc. It's truly some awesome, awesome stuff. If you haven't spent hours reading and digesting what Seattle and StLou are writing, I feel sorry for you. You're missing out.

Anyway, I think the 16-1 upset shook us all up, in a lot of different ways.

O-Line Notes -- Spring 2018

Posted on April 2, 2018, in Football by Kendall.

I recently said this on the message board(s)....

Here's how I know our o-line is going to be better in 2018, and our best OL since 2011: Knowing what we're working with in terms of raw ingredients and then just... talking to people.

As far as "best talent since 2011" goes, that's a product of improved OL recruiting hitting the field. Pasztor, Aboushi, Bowanko, and Moses had next-level ability; after they were gone, Wallace, Whitmire, Burbank, Mooney, Karl, Matte...

Welcome to the first annual (we hope - if the Hoos aren’t bowling, we’re probably punting) HoosPlace Bowl Game Guide. You can read a stale summary of all the bowl games anywhere, so Kendall and I are aiming to make this a little fun and tie it into the holiday season.

First, we’re going to give you our picks on the College Football Playoff. Then we’ll rank and pick the New Year’s Six bowl games. Finally, we’ll cover the ACC b...