"Virginia players arrived at practice Monday, eight games into their season, and discovered they would begin the week with tackling drills. No installing trick plays. No lectures on coverage schemes. Just football's most basic skill. Helmet in the chest. Arms around the waist.
"Wrap up!" defensive coordinator Mike London ordered the Cavaliers. "Get a lot of guys around the ball, because we're gonna need 'em."
"Virginia might have defeated Florida State 26-21 last year -- and the Seminoles might be 4-4, their worst eight-game start since 1976 -- but the Cavaliers are 0-7 in Tallahassee, losing by an average of 25 points.
For all intents and purposes, we did beat them pretty good last year here,' Brown said. 'They've got a few things going on in their own house down there. I feel as though we could beat anybody We've got a lot of things going for us right now."
Hampton Roads Daily Press
"The Cavaliers will see if they can continue their recent good feelings on the road when they visit Florida State (4-4, 2-4) on Saturday.
Virginia has beaten the Seminoles twice since they joined the ACC in 1992, but never on the road. Also, the Cavaliers have won just one road game this season, a 37-0 victory over Duke.
We have to see if we can keep this up on the road," Snelling said. "I think we can."
Wednesday, November 01, 2006
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