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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 […]

Phillip Sims has yet to win a game as Virginia's starting quarterback. He threw for 253 yards, a touchdown, and an interception against Wake Forest. Photo: Jack Looney.

And the beat goes on: UVA drops sixth straight game

Denial gave way to acceptance Saturday at Scott Stadium: Virginia is a bad football team, and its problems are systemic. The Wahoos lack confidence, discipline, and leadership and have now matched the school’s longest losing streak in 31 years. It was Khalek Shepherd’s muffed punt that ultimately handed Wake Forest a 16-10 win before a […]