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A little over a week ago, I revisited a list I created in 2009 detailing the top 10 UVa football games I had attended with a promise to update that list now that we are (hopefully) heading toward the 2020 season. In that Cavalier Daily column, I compiled my record in all the games I had went to up to that point, which included three home games each in 1999 and 2000, every home game except two from 2001-2008, two road games in 2007, and the 2002 Continental Tire

Virginia football kept up its recruiting momentum Tuesday by landing another immediately eligible rising senior in wideout Ra'Shaun Henry from St. Francis (Pa.).

UVa closed out the week and began May with yet another big commitment on the gridiron, picking up graduate transfer quarterback Keytaon Thompson from Mississippi State.

Thompson, a big kid at 6-foot-4 and 225 pounds, will have two years of eligibility remaining and can begin playing this coming season, provided there is one, meaning he will likely compete for the starting job with Brennan Armstrong, who will be a redshirt sophomore entering his third year in the...

The Virginia football program has been hot on the recruiting trail lately, and that trend continued Monday when it landed Class of 2021 three-star quarterback Jacob Rodriguez.

Rodriguez, rated four stars by ESPN.com but three by other services, is a 6-foot-2, 210-pound dual-threat signal-caller from Rider High School in Wichita Falls, Texas. He fits the mold of what the offensive coaches and Bronco Mendenhall desire in a QB -- a physical specimen who can run and...

The Cavaliers picked up another big commitment on the gridiron Tuesday, four days after tailback Ronnie Walker announced he was transferring from Indiana to Virginia.

This time, the good news came from Class of 2021 four-star linebacker Josh McCarron, a 6-foot-4 215-pounder from Archbishop Murphy High School in Everett, Wash. Though he is from the Pacific Northwest, UVa was not the only school in the Old Dominion to offer McCarron -- Virginia Tech also did. Addi...

On Friday, Virginia picked up a three-star running back via transfer, someone Bronco Mendenhall eyed two years ago.

Ronnie Walker, a 5-foot-11 211-pounder from Hopewell High School near Richmond, announced he was coming back to his home state after playing at Indiana for two seasons. He will apply for a waiver to be immediately eligible. Whenever he starts playing, Walker will have two years of eligibility remaining.

Football

Late Signing Day Recap

Posted on February 6, 2020 in The Team by Karl Hess.

What was once simply National Signing Day for football programs has become the Late Signing Day. Most programs sign the majority of their recruits in the new Early Signing Day in December. UVA is no different in that regard. But there remained work to be done for the Hoos. As a result, UVA signed two new players to their 2020 class on February 5.

After the new additions, the Hoos have signed 15 new players in the recruiting class. 

The football season is over as of yesterday.  So what better time to write about football?

Actually, no, I'm not being facetious.  I just witnessed literally the most successful UVA football season I've ever seen, so it demands at least a handful of retrospective words.  (My UVA fandom officially dates back to 2000 and the BYU game that opened the "new" Scott Stadium.)

No. 9 Florida 36, No. 24 Virginia 28

Here it is, a week after the Orange Bowl as I write this sentence, and I am ready for the next UVa football game. Anyone else missing Wahoos on the gridiron? There was a time not too long ago when the season seemed to end in early November -- or even earlier -- as apathy set in and fans turned their attention fully to the basketball team.