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Virginia DB with Clemson connections building good relationship with Tigers

A standout defensive back prospect from Virginia that visited Clemson last month could be on hand for the Tigers’ season-opening showdown vs. Georgia. Highland Springs High School (Highland Springs, Va.) 2023 cornerback/safety Braylon Johnson is looking to possibly attend the game at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte on Sept. 4.
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South Florence QB Sellers commits to Virginia

FLORENCE, S.C. − South Florence High School rising junior quarterback LaNorris Sellers announced via his Twitter account Saturday that he was committing to the University of Virginia. Sellers picked the Atlantic Coast Conference’s Cavaliers over a host of other offers that included Virginia Tech, Washington State, Appalachian State and Georgia...
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Mendenhall leads Virginia into 'Act II' in sixth season

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (CBS19 SPORTS) -- By now most know Bronco Mendenhall does not have a flair for the dramatic, but heading into his sixth season at Virginia he likens his first five years to a drama. "Really I would view it as if we were going to a play where...
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Virginia Football Preseason Watch List Central

Billy Kemp IV Biletnikoff Award (WR) Olsegun Oluwatimi Rimington Trophy Watch List (C) Oluwatimi is on the preseason watch list for the second-straight season. The Cavalier center spearheaded an offensive line that ranked No. 1 in the ACC and No. 12 in the nation in tackles for loss allowed (4.2), while also ranking No. 2 in the ACC with 2.0 sacks allowed a game. Oluwatimi has started all but one game at center for Virginia over the last two seasons. In nine ACC games in 2020, he allowed only one sack and had 20 pancake blocks in one-on-one blocking situations.
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VA Tech’s James Mitchell on Mackey Award watch list

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - Virginia Tech junior James Mitchell is on the preseason watch list for the John Mackey Award, which is presented to the top tight end in college football. Mitchell made nine starts for the Hokies last season, and caught 26 passes for 435 yards and a team-high...
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South Carolina QB becomes Virginia's first 2023 commitment

LaNorris Sellers, a quarterback from South Carolina, verbally committed to the Virginia football program on Saturday. Sellers becomes the first commit in Virginia’s 2023 recruiting class. The quarterback received notable offers from Appalachian State, Virginia Tech and Washington State, according to 24/7 Sports. Sellers opted to commit to Bronco Mendenhall...
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Virginia football notebook: Cavaliers aim to right road struggles

CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Sept. 4 marks the beginning of the 2021 Virginia football season, and it also represents the first time since defeating Virginia Tech on Nov. 29, 2019, that the Cavaliers will allow a capacity crowd in Scott Stadium. “We’re excited to be fully operation in the fall,” Virginia athletic director...