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Armstrong's six TDs lift Virginia past Yellow Jackets, 48-40

Oct. 24, 2021 00:31 AM EDT

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Brennan Armstrong threw four touchdown passes and ran for two more scores and Virginia rallied from a slow start and beat Georgia Tech 48-40 on Saturday night, the Cavaliers' fourth straight victory. Armstrong connected with Dontayvion Wicks...

Yellow Jackets look to end losing streak vs surging Virginia

Oct. 21, 2021 11:31 AM EDT

Georgia Tech doesn't have much to show for its recent visits to Virginia. The Yellow Jackets have lost their last three games on Cavaliers' home field, and 12 of 14 since 1992. Coach Geoff Collins hopes that is about to change. Two weeks ago, the...

Virginia back home, looks to mirror its fortunes on the road

Oct. 14, 2021 18:10 PM EDT

The road has been good to Virginia with victories at Miami and Louisville following blowout losses against North Carolina and No. 16 Wake Forest. The Cavaliers hope a return to their home stadium will keep their momentum alive. Virginia (4-2, 2-2 ACC) faces Duke, a team...

Armstrong rallies UVa late to 34-33 comeback over Louisville

Oct. 09, 2021 21:06 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Virginia found itself down against Louisville as Saturday afternoon turned to Saturday evening, but quarterback Brennan Armstrong was not out. He was lights out. The junior quarterback threw for 487 yards on 40-of-60 passing,...

Louisville seeks defensive growth in ACC matchup vs Virginia

Oct. 07, 2021 17:27 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — While Louisville’s offensive numbers suggest it can hang with Virginia, the Cardinals' defense is another story. The Cardinals’ gaudy stats on offense weren’t enough to beat Wake Forest, so they’re striving for defensive improvement to...

Pitt's Pickett emerging in ACC's next wave of NFL-ready QBs

Oct. 06, 2021 13:39 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Kenny Pickett's decision to return for his redshirt senior season is working out well for Pittsburgh, the nation's top-scoring team. Pitt coach Pat Narduzzi believes the decision also will pay off for Pickett in the next NFL draft. ...

Virginia escapes at Miami, hanging on to win 30-28

Oct. 01, 2021 00:07 AM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Virginia caught a break. Miami didn't. And in the end, the Cavaliers needed every second to escape with a win. Dontayvion Wicks had a circus catch for a touchdown, Brennan Armstrong passed for 268 yards and Virginia added...

QB battle: Virginia is rolling, as Miami still has questions

Sep. 29, 2021 13:59 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — There’s no question who Virginia will start at quarterback. That’s not the case with Miami. The Hurricanes (2-2) open their Atlantic Coast Conference schedule on Thursday night against Virginia (2-2), and will be facing the national leader...

Hartman, Demon Deacons easily handle Virginia, 37-17

Sep. 24, 2021 23:48 PM EDT

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Sam Hartman threw three touchdown passes and Wake Forest scored on its first seven possessions in a 37-17 victory against Virginia on Friday night. The Demon Deacons (4-0, 2-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) won their fifth in a row against the...

Virginia looks to rebound vs Wake Forest after tough loss

Sep. 23, 2021 16:32 PM EDT

Virginia is eager to get back on the field after allowing 59 points and 699 yards in a 59-39 loss against No. 21 North Carolina. The problem for the Cavaliers (2-1, 0-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) is that the opportunity comes against Wake Forest, which has won four...