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Alabama transfer Phillip Sims is still in search of his first win as UVA's starting quarterback. Photo: Jack Looney

Desperate Wahoos approach stretch run after winless October

No team is quite the same from one year to the next, no matter how similar the personnel might be. Few teams are as markedly different as Virginia’s 2011 and 2012 editions. Last year’s squad won five of six one-score games. Early, ugly wins over Indiana (34-31) and Idaho (21-20) gave UVA the confidence it […]

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 […]