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Posted on January 11, 2019, in The Team by MaizeAndBlueWahoo.

Right now there's nothing going on in football but transfer portals and last-minute recruiting to see if there's anyone left to sign in the "regular" signing period.  I should be talking hoops from now til April.  But, I can't quite let go of that bowl game.  One more football column, then.

You remember how it felt when the basketball team started unexpectedly Cavalanching opponent after opponent and we were all kind of looking at each other going...

Bowling For Eight

Posted on December 28, 2018, in Football by Karl Hess.

The Hoos are bowling for the second consecutive season. And also for the second consecutive season, the football team finds itself in the bowl of choice of the fanbase.

Last season it was the George Welsh Memorial in the Military Bowl vs Navy. This year's matchup against South Carolina in the Belk Bowl is more akin to Vineyard Vines vs Southern Tide.

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 ...