UVA junior quarterback Michael Rocco drops back to pass against Maryland. Photo: Ron Dressel

Virginia’s quarterback platoon a dicey proposition

Phillip Sims had thrown for 83 yards, one touchdown, and nary an incompletion when he was replaced by Michael Rocco in the first quarter Saturday against N.C. State. Virginia does not have a controversy at quarterback, but a timeshare – an unorthodox arrangement still waiting on its first sustained success story. “They were both going […]

Quarterback Michael Rocco reentered the fold Saturday against N.C. State. The junior split time with starter Phillip Sims. Photo: Matt Riley/UVa Media Relations

Wahoos wallop Wolfpack, pull off ACC stunner

Nearly two months elapsed between wins for Virginia’s football team, but the ‘Hoos got their money’s worth Saturday against N.C. State, shellacking the double-digit favorite, 33-6. “Our guys played fast and excited,” Mike London said. “When we play like that, we are a good team.” UVA’s defense had forced just four turnovers and registered only […]