A Wahoo diehard since attending summer camp in Charlottesville as a 5th grader, I graduated from the E-School in 2003, which puts me in the Mapp/Mason/Watson class.

I've bounced around the country since, for a time in St Louis, currently in San Antonio (go Spurs). I thank the heavens for the digital streaming age in which we live for the ability to maintain my addiction to Virginia athletics no matter my time zone.

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ACC Power Rankings - February Edition

Posted on January 31, 2019, in The ACC by StLouHoo.

The calendar is flipping to February, we're a month into ACC play, and at this point the conference is coming into much clearer focus. During the non-conference it's often hard to compare résumés, with wildly different schedule strengths, little knowledge of just how good a win (or how bad a loss) really is. But now that the ACC teams have 7 or 8 games head-to-head with each other, we can do an apples-to-apples comparison. 

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Recapping the Football Signing Day

Posted on December 27, 2018, in Football by StLouHoo.

The week before Christmas was the football program's big recruiting national signing day (NSD). Here's a quick primer for those who haven't been following:

First, there's now an early (December) and late (February, used to be the only) NSD. 90% of kids sign in December. UVA is had most all of its current verbal pledges sign, with hopes that the remaining two will finalize in February. That leaves the last two months to just fill a couple final slots, while ...

It's December, and between the exam break and the holidays and the end of the football season, there's a lot of time to think big picture stuff without games to write about.

A few days ago I shared some thoughts about the first 9 games of this current season. While we wait for the next game, might as well talk recruiting as well.