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Virginia coach Bronco Mendenhall stepping down after bowl

Dec. 02, 2021 20:20 PM EST

Bronco Mendenhall said the thought that it was time to do something else first came to him the day after his team's dispiriting loss to Virginia Tech. In the ensuing days, Virginia's coach considered other solutions, but as the week progressed he felt more clarity. He...

Virginia announces football coach Bronco Mendenhall will step down after the team's bowl game

Dec. 02, 2021 17:34 PM EST
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia announces football coach Bronco Mendenhall will step down after the team's bowl game.

Virginia Tech hangs on in wild finish at Virginia, 29-24

Nov. 27, 2021 20:41 PM EST

CHARLOTTESVILE, Va. (AP) — J.C. Price hasn't masked his emotions or love for Virginia Tech since he was chosen to replace Justin Fuente as the Hokies interim coach early last week. The former Hokies player was able to unleash them Saturday night, celebrating on the...

Hokies seek bowl eligibility; Virginia trying to end skid

Nov. 26, 2021 17:42 PM EST

J.C Price doesn't want his second game as Virginia Tech's interim football coach to be his last. The Hokies (5-6, 3-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) play at Virginia on Saturday and need a victory to become bowl eligible. That's just one of the many reasons the game takes on...

Tar Heels, No. 24 Wolfpack highlight weekend in the ACC

Nov. 25, 2021 02:12 AM EST

Here are things to watch in the Atlantic Coast Conference in Week 13: GAME OF THE WEEK North Carolina (6-5, 3-4) at No. 24 NC State (8-3, 5-2). The mercurial Tar Heels can end the Wolfpack's hope of an Atlantic Division title with a victory in the...

Pickett, Addison lead No. 20 Pitt to ACC Coastal title

Nov. 20, 2021 21:12 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kenny Pickett knew a year ago. Something in the Pittsburgh quarterback's gut told him coming back for one more season offered the opportunity to do something special. Something that looked and felt an awful lot like Pitt's 48-38 victory over Virginia...

Wheeler with 3 TDs, Howard rolls past Va.-Lynchburg 56-6

Nov. 20, 2021 18:46 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ian Wheeler rushed for three touchdowns and Howard defeated winless Virginia-Lynchburg University in a season-ending 56-6 victory on Saturday. Quinton Williams completed seven of nine passes for 147 yards, connecting with Antoine Murray for two...

No. 20 Pitt can wrap up Coastal with win over Virginia

Nov. 18, 2021 20:07 PM EST

Virginia (6-4, 4-2 ACC) at No. 18 Pittsburgh (8-2, 5-1, No. 18 CFP), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EST (ESPN2). Line: Pittsburgh by 14 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Pittsburgh leads 8-4. WHAT’S AT STAKE? ...

Pickett, No. 20 Pitt try to lock up Coastal against Virginia

Nov. 18, 2021 14:00 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — When Kenny Pickett walks through the tunnel and out onto the Heinz Field turf on Saturday, it will be the last time as a college quarterback. For real this time. A year ago, the Pittsburgh star went through the “Senior Day”...

Defensive line has No. 6 Notre Dame sitting in first class

Nov. 17, 2021 16:03 PM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The plane trip home from Notre Dame’s 28-3 victory at Virginia couldn’t have been any more enjoyable for nose tackle Kurt Hinish. It isn’t often you get to stick out your tongue at your position coach. But that’s what Hinish, a...