Topic: Football

Troubling Signs

Troubling Signs

Protests lead to repeal of policy

A short-lived ban on signs at Scott Stadium this fall raised the hackles of fans—particularly among students—and drew darts from pundits across the nation.

Winter 2008

Sports Shorts

Sports Shorts

Dawn Staley becomes head women's basketball coach at the University of South Carolina, Angela Hucles qualifies for the Summer Olympics, and other stories.

Fall 2008

A Tackle to Remember

A Tackle to Remember

Dombrowski earns spot in College Football Hall of Fame

Dombrowski also became pretty good at football. He played a central role in UVA’s success in the 1980s, including Virginia’s first bowl game, a 27-24 victory over Purdue in the 1984 Peach Bowl.

Fall 2008

The Big Picture

The Big Picture

A new video board will be installed in Scott Stadium in time for the 2009 football season.

Fall 2008

Behind the Scenes

Behind the Scenes

A look within the University’s operations

At an institution as large as UVA, it’s easy to forget that it consists of many individually moving parts. We profile a few of the 13,500 employees who keep the University humming every day.

Fall 2008

Giving Back with Sacks

Giving Back with Sacks

Patrick Kerney (Col ’99) keeps brother's memory alive through fund

Patrick Kerney has a job with a simple description—get the quarterback.

Summer 2008

A Sound for All Seasons

A Sound for All Seasons

Cavalier Band builds tradition from ground up

Student leadership, always at the heart of UVA's band, is helping guide the group to a new level.

Summer 2008

Long on Talent

Long on Talent

Honors pile up for gridiron star

On the field, he was a battering ram, a tackling machine.

Off the field, he was a humble and gracious recipient of awards that have placed him...

Spring 2008

A Weekend to Remember

A Weekend to Remember

Weather and football victory make Homecomings sparkle

A brilliant fall weekend provided a perfect backdrop for Homecomings weekend Oct. 13 and 14, and alumni made the most of the pleasant conditions at events before and after the Cavaliers...

Winter 2007

A Fan’s Guide to Who’s Hoo

A Fan’s Guide to Who’s Hoo

Best Offensive Player:

Jameel Sewell, quarterback

After assuming the quarterback reins in week four, Jameel Sewell started the last nine games of the season, showing...

Fall 2007

Football Preview

Football Preview

Can the Cavaliers bounce back?

On the heels of a difficult 2006 campaign, head coach Al Groh and the Virginia football team have a chance at redemption this year with a boatload of returning...

Fall 2007

Coal Miners’ (Favorite) Son

Coal Miners’ (Favorite) Son

Jones establishes scholarship fund for Southwest Virginians

Thomas and Betty Jones were determined that their seven children would not follow them into the coal mines of Southwest Virginia. They insisted that the children take their education...

Spring 2007

The Power of Two

The Power of Two

The parallel lives of Tiki and Ronde Barber

Tiki and Ronde Barber are in the midst of record-setting careers in the National Football League. Their lives off the field are equally impressive.

Spring 2006

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Highlights

From the Publisher

From the Publisher

UVA Alumni Association President and Virginia Magazine Publisher Jenifer G. Andrasko shares the results of the all-alumni survey.

Water for the World

Water for the World

A new tablet, developed by UVA engineers, could hold the answer to clean water for millions.

Making the Scene

Making the Scene

Lear deBessonet (Col ’02) and Jon Provan (Col ’09) are proving themselves in New York theater