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2015 Virginia Cavaliers football
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
DivisionCoastal Division
2015 record4–8 (3–5 ACC)
Head coachMike London (6th season)
Offensive coordinatorSteve Fairchild (3rd season)
Offensive schemePro-style
Defensive coordinatorJon Tenuta (3rd season)
Base defense4–3
Home stadiumScott Stadium
(Capacity: 61,500)
Seasons
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Template:2015 ACC football standings

The 2015 Virginia Cavaliers football team represented the University of Virginia in the 2015 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Cavaliers were led by sixth year head coach Mike London and played their home games at Scott Stadium. They were members of the Coastal Division of the Atlantic Coast Conference. They finished the season 4–8, 3–5 in ACC play to finish in sixth place in the Coastal Division.

On November 29, head coach Mike London resigned.[1] He finished at Virginia with a six year record of 27–46.

Last seasonEdit

The 2014 Cavaliers finished with a record of 5–7, 3–5 in ACC play to finish in a three way tie for fifth place in the Coastal Division.

RosterEdit

2015 Virginia Cavaliers football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
C 50 Matteo, JacksonJackson Matteo Jr
C 60 Pond, JohnJohn Pond Sr
C 68 Tetlow, EricEric Tetlow So
C 78 Proctor, R.J.R.J. Proctor Fr
FB 41 Wingo-Reeves, ConnorConnor Wingo-Reeves Jr
FB 47 Croce, VincentVincent Croce (C) Sr
OG 62 Karl, SeanSean Karl Jr
OG 63 Doull, RyanRyan Doull Jr
OG 65 Burbank, RossRoss Burbank (C) Sr
OG 66 Kidd, PatrickPatrick Kidd Fr
OG 70 Moss, StevenSteven Moss RFr
OG 71 McDonald, JackJack McDonald So
OT 52 Polk, GrantGrant Polk Fr
OT 61 Jenkins, TrentonTrenton Jenkins Fr
OT 64 Fieler, JakeJake Fieler RFr
OT 67 English, JackJack English So
OT 72 Smith, EricEric Smith Jr
OT 74 Bischoff, RyanRyan Bischoff Fr
OT 75 Olanrewaju, SadiqSadiq Olanrewaju Jr
OT 76 Mooney, MichaelMichael Mooney Jr
OT 77 Whitmire, JayJay Whitmire Sr
QB 2 Brewer, ConnorConnor Brewer Jr
QB 3 Cutler, CorwinCorwin Cutler RFr
QB 6 Johns, NickNick Johns Fr
QB 7 Spaziani, JoeJoe Spaziani RFr
QB 11 Byrnes, HunterHunter Byrnes Fr
QB 15 Johns, MattMatt Johns Jr
QB 18 Mackay, AndrewAndrew Mackay So
RB 4 Mizzell, TaquanTaquan Mizzell Jr
RB 5 Reid, AlbertAlbert Reid Jr
RB 10 Ellis, JordanJordan Ellis RFr
RB 22 Hamm, DanielDaniel Hamm So
RB 25 Sharp, ChrisChris Sharp Fr
RB 26 Calloway, AnthonyAnthony Calloway So
RB 30 Smith, LaChastonLaChaston Smith Jr
RB 33 Zaccheaus, OlamideOlamide Zaccheaus Fr
TE 16 Marshall, BrendanBrendan Marshall So
TE 44 Cowley, TannerTanner Cowley Fr
TE 45 Butts, EvanEvan Butts RFr
TE 86 Hopkins, CharlieCharlie Hopkins Sr
TE 87 Burney, RichardRichard Burney Fr
TE 89 Burns, RobRob Burns Sr
WR 1 Craft, WarrenWarren Craft Fr
WR 8 Thorpe, T.J.T.J. Thorpe Sr
WR 9 Severin, CanaanCanaan Severin (C) Sr
WR 14 Levrone, AndreAndre Levrone So
WR 17 Dockins, KyleKyle Dockins Jr
WR 19 Dowling, DoniDoni Dowling So
WR 23 Muhammad-Wyatt, UmarUmar Muhammad-Wyatt RFr
WR 37 Urie, BraedonBraedon Urie RFr
WR 81 Brown, JamallJamall Brown Jr
WR 82 Eldridge, DavidDavid Eldridge Fr
WR 83 Hogg, BenBen Hogg RFr
WR 84 Gardner, RossRoss Gardner RFr
WR 85 Johnson, KeeonKeeon Johnson Jr
WR 88 Santoro, RyanRyan Santoro So
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DB 1 Nicholson, DemetriousDemetrious Nicholson Sr
DB 2 Garner, KirkKirk Garner So
DB 5 Harris, TimTim Harris Jr
DB 7 Gibson, KareemKareem Gibson Fr
DB 11 Walker, DivanteDivante Walker Jr
DB 13 Robinson, MylesMyles Robinson Fr
DB 26 Canady, MauriceMaurice Canady Sr
DB 39 Latimore, DariousDarious Latimore RFr
DE 6 Carter, DarriousDarrious Carter RFr
DE 31 Peace, ChrisChris Peace RFr
DE 32 Moore, MikeMike Moore Sr
DE 34 Moore, KwontieKwontie Moore Sr
DE 43 Corney, TrentTrent Corney Sr
DE 94 Abdullah, NajiNaji Abdullah Fr
DE 96 Wright, StevenSteven Wright Fr
DT 9 Brown, AndrewAndrew Brown So
DT 55 Dean, DavidDavid Dean (C) Sr
DT 56 Miles-Redmond, AndreAndre Miles-Redmond Jr
DT 57 Trucilla, JamesJames Trucilla Fr
DT 58 Hanback, EliEli Hanback Fr
DT 74 Tyson, JohnJohn Tyson Fr
DT 79 Babcock, JackJack Babcock So
DT 93 Wilkins, DonteDonte Wilkins Jr
DT 95 Bibb, SpencerSpencer Bibb So
FS 3 Blanding, QuinQuin Blanding So
FS 21 Thornhill, JuanJuan Thornhill Fr
LB 15 Stalker, C.J.C.J. Stalker Fr
LB 22 Simmons, JahvoniJahvoni Simmons Fr
LB 27 Cook, MalcolmMalcolm Cook So
LB 29 Gallon, EricEric Gallon Fr
LB 30 Sheppard, DominicDominic Sheppard Fr
LB 36 Paul, GladimirGladimir Paul Fr
LB 40 Kellam, ReedReed Kellam Fr
LB 41 Guerci, MichaelMichael Guerci RFr
LB 46 Fitzgerald, SeanSean Fitzgerald Fr
LB 47 Gamble, TuckerTucker Gamble RFr
LB 51 Bradshaw, ZachZach Bradshaw Jr
LB 53 Kiser, MicahMicah Kiser So
LB 54 Jones, CoryCory Jones RFr
LB 59 Hall, MarkMark Hall Jr
LB 90 Petty, AustinAustin Petty Fr
S 20 Epps, CJCJ Epps Fr
SS 16 Thomas, MasonMason Thomas Sr
SS 28 Wahee, WilfredWilfred Wahee Jr
SS 38 Rainey, KelvinKelvin Rainey Jr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
LS 42 Shirley, TylerTyler Shirley So
LS 80 Atkins, ConnorConnor Atkins Fr
P 18 Conte, NicholasNicholas Conte Jr
P 32 Coleman, JamesJames Coleman Jr
P 93 Coleman, LesterLester Coleman RFr
P 98 Halpern, TraceTrace Halpern Fr
PK 14 Frye, IanIan Frye Sr
PK 91 Sims, DylanDylan Sims Jr
PK 92 King, AndrewAndrew King RFr
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt

Roster
Last update: September 5, 2015

Coaching changesEdit

On December 14, 2014, offensive line coach Scott Wachenheim was named head coach of the VMI Keydets.[2] On January 6, 2015, Tom O'Brien officially retired.[3] Eight days later, Chris Beatty and Dave Borbely were hired as running backs and offensive line coaches, respectively, with Larry Lewis taking over responsibilities as tight ends coach.[4]

Depth ChartEdit

Defensive Starters
[6]




CB
Maurice Canady
Tim Harris


CB
Demetrious Nicholson
Darious Latimore
Offensive Starters
[7]
X-Receiver
Canaan Severin
Olamide Zaccheaus
LT LG C RG RT
Michael Mooney Jack McDonald Jackson Matteo Ross Burbank Eric Smith
Jack English John Pond Ross Burbank Sean Karl Jay Whitmire
TE
Charlie Hopkins
Evan Butts
Rob Burns
Z-Receiver
Keeon Johnson
David Eldridge
QB
Matt Johns
Conner Brewer
Corwin Cutler
Key Reserves
WR (F) Andrew Levrone
WR (F) Kyle Dockins
RB Jordan Ellis
PR Taquan Mizzell
KR Taquan Mizzell
KR Ian Frye
KO Ian Frye
RB
Taquan Mizzell
Albert Reid
Daniel Hamm
FB
Vincent Croce
Connor Wingo-Reeves
LaChaston Smith
Special Teams
PK Ian Frye
PK Dylan Sims
P Nicholas Conte
P James Coleman
KR Dylan Sims
PR Taquan Mizzell
LS Tyler Shirley


ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 53:30 PMat No. 13 UCLA*FOXL 16–3468,815
September 123:30 PMNo. 9 Notre Dame*ABCL 27–3458,200
September 193:30 PMWilliam & Mary*
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
ESPN3W 35–2941,881
September 258:00 PMBoise State*
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
ESPNL 14–5642,427
October 1012:30 PMat PittsburghACCNL 19–2645,237
October 173:30 PMSyracusedagger
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
ACCRSNW 44–38 3OT39,223
October 243:30 PMat North CarolinaACCRSNL 13–2652,000
October 313:00 PMGeorgia Tech
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
ACCRSNW 27–2132,308
November 73:00 PMat Miami (FL)ACCRSNL 21–2740,963
November 1412:30 PMat LouisvilleACCRSNL 31–3851,233
November 213:30 PMDuke
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
ESPN3W 42–3435,178
November 2812:00 PMVirginia Tech
ESPNUL 20–2353,777
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game
  • All times are in Eastern time
Schedule Source:[8][9][10]

Game summariesEdit

UCLAEdit

Virginia Cavaliers vs #13 UCLA Bruins
1 2 3 4 Total
Virginia 3 6 0 7

16

#13 UCLA 7 10 14 3

34

at Rose BowlLos Angeles, California

  • Date: September 5, 2015
  • Game time: 3:30 PM EDT
  • Game weather: Temperature: 74 °F (23 °C) • Wind: SW 6 mph • Weather: Light haze
  • Game attendance: 68,815
  • Referee: Jerry Magallanes • Umpire: Terrance Ramsey • Linesman: Matt Fitzgerald • Line judge: Deon Lawrence • Back judge: Rob Luklan • Field judge: Wayne Rundell • Side judge: M. McCarthy • Center judge: Tracy Lynch
  • TV announcers (FOX): Joe Davis, Brady Quinn, Kris Budden
  • Virginia vs UCLA (Sep 5, 2015)
Game information
First Quarter
Second Quarter
  • Virginia – Frye 31-yard field goal
  • UCLA – Thomas Duarte 30-yard pass from Rosen (Fairbairn kick)
  • Virginia – Frye 19-yard field goal
  • UCLA – Fairbairn 26-yard field goal
Third Quarter
  • UCLA – Myles Jack 1-yard run (Fairbairn kick)
  • UCLA – Kenny Clark pass from Rosen (Fairbairn kick)
Fourth Quarter
  • UCLA – Fairbairn 21-yard field goal
  • Virginia – Taquan Mizzell 19-yard pass from Matt Johns (Frye kick)
Top Passers
  • Virginia – Matt Johns, 21/35, 238 yards, 1 TD
  • UCLA – Josh Rosen, 28/35, 351 yards
Top Rushers
  • Virginia – Taquan Mizzell, 16 carries / 45 yards
  • UCLA – Soso Jamabo, 9 carries / 79 yards
Top Receiving
  • Virginia – Taquan Mizzell, 8 receptions / 100 yards, 1 TD
  • UCLA – Devin Fuller, 6 receptions / 44 yards
Top Tackler

Notre DameEdit

#9 Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs Virginia Cavaliers
1 2 3 4 Total
#9 Notre Dame 12 0 14 8

34

Virginia 0 14 0 13

27

at Scott StadiumCharlottesville, Virginia

  • Date: September 12, 2015
  • Game time: 3:30 PM EDT
  • Game weather: Temperature: 73 °F (23 °C) • Wind: SSW 4 mph • Weather: Cloudy
  • Game attendance: 58,200
  • Referee: Gary Patterson • Umpire: Rich McMahan • Linesman: Michael Kelley • Line judge: Deon Lawrence • Back judge: H. Wittelsberger • Field judge: Harry Tyson • Side judge: Tony Tarantini • Center judge: James Cole
  • TV announcers (ABC): Mike Patrick, Ed Cunningham, Jerry Punch
  • Notre Dame vs Virginia (Sep 12, 2015)
Game information
First Quarter
Second Quarter
  • Virginia – Evan Butts 2-yard pass from Matt Johns (Ian Frye kick)
  • Virginia – Keeon Johnson 42-yard pass from Johns (Frye kick)
Third Quarter
Fourth Quarter
  • Virginia – Johns 4-yard rush (Frye kick)
  • Virginia – Albert Reid 1-yard rush (two-point conversion failed)
  • Notre Dame – Fuller 39-yard pass from Kizer (Torii Hunter Jr. pass from Kiser for two-point conversion)
Top Passers
  • Notre Dame – Deshone Kizer, 8/12, 92 yards, 2 TD
  • Virginia – Matt Johns, 26/38, 289 yards, 2 TD
Top Rushers
  • Notre Dame – C.J. Prosise, 17 carries / 155 yards, 1 TD
  • Virginia – Taquan Mizzell, 18 carries / 66 yards
Top Receiving
  • Notre Dame – Will Fuller, 5 receptions / 124 yards, 2 TD
  • Virginia – Canaan Severin, 11 receptions / 153 yards
Top Tackler
  • Notre Dame – Jaylon Smith, 11 tackles
  • Virginia – Kelvin Rainey, Quin Blanding, Mike Moore (tied), 8 tackles

William & MaryEdit

William & Mary Tribe vs Virginia Cavaliers
1 2 3 4 Total
William & Mary 7 13 0 9

29

Virginia 7 14 14 0

35

at Scott StadiumCharlottesville, Virginia

  • Date: September 19, 2015
  • Game time: 3:30 PM EDT
  • Game weather: Temperature: 85 °F (29 °C) • Wind: S 11 mph • Weather: Sunny
  • Game attendance: 41,881
  • Referee: Penn Wagers • Umpire: Troy Riley • Linesman: John Hoffmann • Line judge: Jeff Jones • Back judge: Gary Dancewicz • Field judge: Billy Beckett • Side judge: George Liotus • Center judge: Larry Hayes
  • TV announcers (ESPN3): Shawn Kenney, Stan Lewter
  • William & Mary vs Virginia (Sep 19, 2015)
Game information
First Quarter
  • William & Mary – DeVonte Dedmon 41-yard pass from Steve Cluley (Nick Dorka kick)
  • Virginia – Connor Wingo-Reeves 3-yard pass from Matt Johns (Ian Frye kick)
Second Quarter
  • William & Mary – Andrew Caskin 37-yard pass from Cluley (Dorka kick)
  • William & Mary – Dorka 43-yard field goal
  • Virginia – Jordan Ellis 39-yard rush (Frye kick)
  • William & Mary – Dorka 21-yard field goal
  • Virginia – Canaan Severin 26 yard pass from Johns (Frye kick)
Third Quarter
  • Virginia – Taquan Mizzell 80 yard pass from Johns (Frye kick)
  • Virginia – Maurice Canady 74-yard punt return (Frye kick)
Fourth Quarter
  • William & Mary – Safety
  • William & Mary – Dedmon 9 yard pass from Cluley (Dorka kick)
Top Passers
  • William & Mary – Steve Cluley, 23/36, 226 yards, 3 TD
  • Virginia – Matt Johns, 13/22, 154 yards, 3 TD, 2 INT
Top Rushers
  • William & Mary – Mikal Abdul-Saboor, 22 carries / 100 yards
  • Virginia – Jordan Ellis, 5 carries / 50 yards, 1 TD
Top Receiving
  • William & Mary – DeVonte Dedmon, 7 receptions / 22 yards
  • Virginia – Taquan Mizzell, 5 receptions / 123 yards, 1 TD
Top Tackler

Boise StateEdit

Boise State Broncos vs Virginia Cavaliers
1 2 3 4 Total
Boise State 17 12 17 10

56

Virginia 7 7 0 0

14

at Scott StadiumCharlottesville, Virginia

  • Date: September 25, 2015
  • Game time: 8:00 PM EDT
  • Game weather: Temperature: 67 °F (19 °C) • Wind: NNE 11 mph • Weather: Light Rain
  • Game attendance: 42,427
  • Referee: Reggie Smith • Umpire: Joel Bellinger • Linesman: Mike Moeller • Line judge: Mark Stewart • Back judge: Lyndon Nixon • Field judge: Matt Mills • Side judge: Tim Murray • Center judge: Dan Scanlan
  • TV announcers (ESPN): Dave Flemming, Mack Brown, Allison Williams
  • Boise State vs Virginia (Sep 25, 2015)
Game information
First Quarter
  • Boise State – Justin Taimatuia 21-yard interception return (Tyler Rausa kick)
  • Boise State – Jeremy McNichols 2-yard rush (Rausa kick)
  • Boise State – Rausa 51-yard field goal
  • Virginia – T.J. Thorpe 75-yard pass from Johns (Ian Frye kick)
Second Quarter
  • Boise State – McNichols 10-yard pass from Brett Rypien (Rausa kick)
  • Boise State – Team Safety
  • Boise State – Rausa 30-yard field goal
  • Virginia – Taquan Mizzell 45-yard pass from Johns (Frye kick)
Third Quarter
  • Boise State – Rausa 39-yard field goal
  • Boise State – Thomas Sperbeck 30-yard pass from Rypien (Rausa kick)
  • Boise State – Mercy Maston 25-yard interception return (Rausa kick)
Fourth Quarter
  • Boise State – Rausa 45-yard field goal
  • Boise State – Thomas Sperbeck 64-yard pass from Rypien (Rausa kick)
Top Passers
  • Boise State – Brett Rypien, 24/35, 321 yards, 3 TD
  • Virginia – Matt Johns, 12/25, 199 yards, 2 TD, 3 INT
Top Rushers
  • Boise State – Jeremy McNichols, 9 carries / 69 yards, 1 TD
  • Virginia – Daniel Hamm, 8 carries / 22 yards
Top Receiving
  • Boise State – T. Sperbeck, 5 receptions / 121 yards, 2 TD
  • Virginia – Taquan Mizzell, 5 receptions / 59 yards, 1 TD
Top Tackler
  • Boise State – Ben Weaver, 9 tackles
  • Virginia – Zach Bradshaw, 10 tackles

PittsburghEdit

Virginia Cavaliers vs Pittsburgh Panthers
1 2 3 4 Total
Virginia 3 7 3 6

19

Pittsburgh 17 0 7 2

26

at Heinz FieldPittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Date: October 10, 2015
  • Game time: 12:30 PM EDT
  • Game weather: Temperature: 56 °F (13 °C) • Wind: NE 4 mph • Weather: Sunny
  • Game attendance: 45,237
  • Referee: D. Heydt • Umpire: D. Worrell • Linesman: M. Pavese • Line judge: A. Andrick • Back judge: R. Luklan • Field judge: J. Biddle • Side judge: A. Bartis • Center judge: L. Hayes
  • TV announcers (ACCN): Tim Brant, Dave Archer, Larry Richert
  • Virginia vs Pittsburgh (Oct 10, 2015)
Game information
First Quarter
  • Pittsburgh – Scott Orndoff 37-yard pass from Nate Peterman (Chris Blewitt kick)
  • Virginia – Ian Frye 33-yard field goal
  • Pittsburgh – Qadree Ollison 4-yard run (Blewitt kick)
  • Pittsburgh – Blewitt 33-yard field goal
Second Quarter
  • Virginia – Kwontie Moore 15-yard fumble recovery (Frye kick)
Third Quarter
  • Pittsburgh – Tyler Boyd 8-yard pass from Peterman (Blewitt kick)
  • Virginia – Frye 26-yard field goal
Fourth Quarter
  • Pittsburgh – Mike Caprara Safety
  • Virginia – Canaan Severin 32-yard pass from Matt Johns (Frye kick blocked)
Top Passer
  • Virginia – Matt Johns, 17/33, 209 yards, 1 TD, 1 INT
  • Pittsburgh – Nate Peterman, 17/24, 222 yards, 2 TD
Top Rusher
  • Virginia – Albert Reid, 4 carries / 74 yards
  • Pittsburgh – Chris James, 11 carries / 94 yards
Top Receiving
  • Virginia – T.J. Thorpe, 5 receptions / 75 yards
  • Pittsburgh – Tyler Boyd, 7 receptions / 54 yards, 1 TD
Top Tackler
  • Virginia – Micah Kiser, 11 tackles
  • Pittsburgh – Jordan Whitehead, 12 tackles

SyracuseEdit

Syracuse Orange vs Virginia Cavaliers
1 2 3 4 Total
Syracuse 0 21 3 0

38

Virginia 0 14 0 10

44

at Scott StadiumCharlottesville, Virginia

  • Date: October 17, 2015
  • Game time: 3:30 PM EDT
  • Game weather: Temperature: 61 °F (16 °C) • Wind: WNW 7 mph • Weather: Sunny
  • Game attendance: 39,223
  • Referee: Riley Johnson • Umpire: Danny Worrell • Linesman: Kavin McGrath • Line judge: Tim Graham • Back judge: Barry Hendon • Field judge: C. Clougherty • Side judge: Mike Safrit • Center judge: Steve Disangro
  • TV announcers (ACCRSN): Tom Werme, Ovie Mughelli, Niki Noto
  • Syracuse vs Virginia (Oct 17, 2015)
Game information
First Quarter
  • No Scoring
Second Quarter
  • Syracuse – Antwan Cordy 44-yard fumble recovery (Cole Murphy kick)
  • Virginia – Taquan Mizzell 11-yard run (Ian Frye kick)
  • Virginia – Wilfred Wahee 32-yard fumble recovery (Frye kick)
  • Syracuse – Jordan Fredericks 1-yard run (Murphy kick)
  • Syracuse – Eric Dungey 26-yard run (Murphy kick)
Third Quarter
  • Syracuse – Murphy 22-yard field goal
Fourth Quarter
  • Virginia – Charlie Hopkins 2-yard pass from Matt Johns (Frye kick)
  • Virginia – Frye 25-yard field goal
Overtime
  • Syracuse – Ervin Philips 7-yard pass from Eric Dungey (Murphy kick)
  • Virginia – Canaan Severin 36-yard pass from Matt Johns (Frye kick)
  • Virginia – Mizzell 13-yard run (Frye kick)
  • Syracuse – Steve Ishmael 12-yard pass from Eric Dungey (Murphy kick)
  • Virginia – Jordan Ellis 3-yard run
Top Passer
  • Syracuse – Eric Dungey, 16/22, 150 yards, 2 TD
  • Virginia – Matt Johns, 24/37, 234 yards, 2 TD, 1 INT
Top Rusher
  • Syracuse – Eric Dungey, 18 carries / 85 yards, 1 TD
  • Virginia – Taquan Mizzell, 13 carries / 58 yards, 2 TD
Top Receiving
  • Syracuse – Steve Ishmael, 4 receptions / 40 yards, 1 TD
  • Virginia – Taquan Mizzell, 10 receptions / 69 yards
Top Tackler
  • Syracuse – Paris Bennett, 13 tackles
  • Virginia – Quin Blanding, 12 tackles

North CarolinaEdit

120th South's Oldest Rivalry Game: Virginia Cavaliers vs North Carolina Tar Heels
1 2 3 4 Total
Virginia 10 3 0 0

13

North Carolina 7 6 3 10

26

at Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, North Carolina

  • Date: October 24, 2015
  • Game time: 3:30 PM EST
  • Game weather: 71 °F (22 °C) • Wind: SSE 4 • Weather: Mostly Sunny
  • Game attendance: 52,000
  • Referee: David Epperly • Umpire: Troy Riley • Linesman: Steve Clein • Line judge: Robert Zivkovic • Back judge: Pat Ryan • Field judge: Chris Junjulas • Side judge: Angie Bartis • Center judge: Mike Webster
  • TV announcers (ACCRSN): Wes Durham, James Bates, Jen Hildreth
  • Virginia vs North Carolina (Oct 24, 2015)
Game information
First Quarter
  • Virginia – Ian Frye 35-yard field goal
  • North Carolina – T. J. Logan 16-yard run (Nick Weiler kick)
  • Virginia – Charlie Hopkins 1-yard pass from Matt Johns (Frye kick)
Second Quarter
  • North Carolina – Elijah Hood 3-yard run (Joey Mangili pass failed)
  • Virginia – Frye 26-yard field goal
Third Quarter
  • North Carolina – Weiler 29-yard field goal
Fourth Quarter
  • North Carolina – Hood 3-yard run (Nick Weiler kick)
  • North Carolina – Weiler 37-yard field goal
Top Passer
  • Virginia – Matt Johns, 17/30, 148 yards, 1 TD, 4 INT
  • North Carolina – Marquise Williams, 21/26, 226 yards, 1 INT
Top Rusher
  • Virginia – Taquan Mizzell, 24 carries / 117 yards
  • North Carolina – Elijah Hood, 21 carries / 101 yards, 2 TD
Top Receiving
  • Virginia – Taquan Mizzell, 6 receptions / 57 yards
  • North Carolina – Quinshad Davis, 6 receptions / 40 yards
Top Tackler
  • Virginia – Quin Blanding, 12 tackles
  • North Carolina – Shakeel Rashad, 10 tackles

Georgia TechEdit

Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets vs Virginia Cavaliers
1 2 3 4 Total
Georgia Tech 7 7 0 7

21

Virginia 10 0 10 7

27

at Scott StadiumCharlottesville, Virginia

  • Date: October 31, 2015
  • Game time: 3:00 PM EST
  • Game weather: 58 °F (14 °C) • Wind: S 9 • Weather: Overcast
  • Game attendance: 32,308
  • Referee: Duane Heydt • Umpire: Rich McMahan • Linesman: Arthur Hardin • Line judge: Robert Bassett • Back judge: Paul Vargo • Field judge: Kip Johnson • Side judge: D. Harrison • Center judge: Steve Disangro
  • TV announcers (ACCRSN): Wes Durham, James Bates, Niki Noto
  • Virginia vs Georgia Tech (Oct 31, 2015)
Game information
First Quarter
  • Virginia – Ian Frye 19-yard field goal
  • Georgia Tech – Clinton Lynch 49-yard run (Harrison Butker kick)
  • Virginia – Daniel Hamm 4-yard run (Frye kick)
Second Quarter
  • Georgia Tech – Lynch 42-yard pass from Justin Thomas (Butker kick)
Third Quarter
  • Virginia – Frye 24-yard field goal
  • Virginia – Caanan Severin 30 yard pass from Matt Johns (Frye kick)
Fourth Quarter
  • Virginia – Albert Reed 35-yard run (Frye kick)
  • Georgia Tech – Lynch 38-yard pass from Thomas (Butker kick)
Top Passer
  • Georgia Tech – Justin Thomas, 13/31, 251 yards, 2 TD
  • Virginia – Matt Johns, 17/28, 175 yards, 1 TD, 1 INT
Top Rusher
  • Georgia Tech – Clinton Lynch, 3 carries / 63 yards, 1 TD
  • Virginia – Taquan Mizzell, 14 carries / 75 yards
Top Receiving
  • Georgia Tech – Ricky Jeune, 5 receptions / 103 yards
  • Virginia – Taquan Mizzell, 5 receptions / 33 yards
Top Tackler
  • Georgia Tech – Jamal Golden, 9 tackles, 2 breakups
  • Virginia – Quin Blanding, 15 tackles

Miami (FL)Edit

Virginia Cavaliers vs Miami Hurricanes
1 2 3 4 Total
Virginia 0 8 7 6

21

Miami (FL) 0 14 3 10

27

at Sun Life StadiumMiami Gardens, Florida

  • Date: November 7, 2015
  • Game time: 3:00 PM EST
  • Game weather: 85 °F (29 °C) • Wind: SE 15 • Weather: Partly Sunny
  • Game attendance: 40,963
  • Referee: Gary Patterson • Umpire: Mike Morton • Linesman: John Hoffmann • Line judge: Jeff Jones • Back judge: Gary Dancewicz • Field judge: Billy Beckett • Side judge: George Liotus • Center judge: Larry Hayes
  • TV announcers (ACCRSN): Wes Durham, James Bates, Jenn Hildreth
  • Virginia vs Miami (FL) (Nov 7, 2015)
Game information
First Quarter
  • No Scoring
Second Quarter
  • Miami – David Njoku 5-yard pass from Brad Kaaya (Michael Badgley kick)
  • Virginia – Team Safety
  • Virginia – Ian Frye 25-yard field goal
  • Miami – Stacy Coley 67-yard pass from Kaaya (Badgley kick)
  • Virginia – Frye 48-yard field goal
Third Quarter
  • Virginia – Olamide Zaccheaus 3-yard run (Frye kick)
  • Miami – Badgley 28-yard field goal
Fourth Quarter
  • Miami – Mark Walton 1-yard run (Badgley kick)
  • Virginia – Frye 36-yard field goal
  • Miami – Badgley 39-yard field goal
  • Virginia – Frye 47-yard field goal
Top Passer
  • Virginia – Matt Johns, 29/42, 280 yards, 1 INT
  • Miami (FL) – Brad Kaaya, 20/26, 286 yards, 2 TD, 1 INT
Top Rusher
  • Virginia – Taquan Mizzell, 18 carries / 91 yards
  • Miami (FL) – Joe Yearby, 17 carries / 78 yards
Top Receiving
  • Virginia – Taquan Mizzell, 8 receptions / 40 yards
  • Miami (FL) – Stacy Coley, 7 receptions / 132 yards, 1 TD
Top Tackler
  • Virginia – David Dean, 9 tackles
  • Miami (FL) – Jermaine Grace, 8 tackles

LouisvilleEdit

Virginia Cavaliers vs Louisville Cardinals
1 2 3 4 Total
Virginia 7 10 0 14

31

Louisville 3 14 7 14

38

at Papa John's Cardinal StadiumLouisville, Kentucky

  • Date: November 14, 2015
  • Game time: 12:30 PM EST
  • Game weather: 53 °F (12 °C) • Wind: SSW 4 • Weather: Sunny
  • Game attendance: 51,233
  • Referee: J. Heaser • Umpire: M. Wooten • Linesman: J. Griesser • Line judge: R. Misner • Back judge: J. Hooper • Field judge: M. Cullin • Side judge: J. Hocker • Center judge: M. Geier
  • TV announcers (ACCRSN): Wes Durham, James Bates, Jenn Hildredth
  • Virginia vs Louisville (Nov 14, 2015)
Game information
First Quarter
  • Virginia – Evan Butts 2-yard pass from Matt Johns (Ian Frye kick)
  • Louisville – John Wallace 20-yard field goal
Second Quarter
  • Louisville – Jaylen Smith 20-yard pass from Reggie Bonnafon (Wallace kick)
  • Virginia – Canaan Severin 30-yard pass from Johns (Frye kick)
  • Louisville – Cole Hikutini 21-yard pass from Kyle Bolin (Wallace kick)
  • Virginia – Ian Frye 46-yard field goal
Third Quarter
  • Louisville – Brandon Radcliff 9-yard run (Wallace kick)
Fourth Quarter
  • Virginia – Severin 23-yard pass from Johns (Frye kick)
  • Louisville – L.J. Scott 1-yard run (Wallace kick)
  • Louisville – Radcliff 36-yard run (Wallace kick)
  • Virginia – Severin 16-yard pass from Johns (Frye kick)
Top Passer
  • Virginia – Matt Johns, 25/41, 260 yards, 4 TD
  • Louisville – Kyle Bolin, 10/21, 139 yards, 1 TD
Top Rusher
  • Virginia – Taquan Mizzell, 13 carries / 47 yards
  • Louisville – Brandon Radcliff, 21 carries / 146 yards, 2 TD
Top Receiving
  • Virginia – Taquan Mizzell, 9 receptions / 89 yards
  • Louisville – Cole Hikutini, 4 receptions / 59 yards, 1 TD
Top Tackler
  • Virginia – Quin Blanding, 14 tackles
  • Louisville – Keith Kelsey, 14 tackles

DukeEdit

Duke Blue Devils vs Virginia Cavaliers
1 2 3 4 Total
Duke 7 6 7 14

34

Virginia 21 7 14 0

42

at Scott StadiumCharlottesville, Virginia

  • Date: November 21, 2015
  • Game time: 3:30 PM EST
  • Game weather: 53 °F (12 °C) • Wind: S 8 • Weather: Sunny
  • Game attendance: 35,178
  • Referee: Stuart Mullins • Umpire: Johnnie Forte • Linesman: Mike Pavese • Line judge: Danny Short • Back judge: Delbert Bell • Field judge: Tom Potts • Side judge: Jim Corpora • Center judge: David Goodwin
  • TV announcers (ESPN3): Michael Raeghi, Tom O'Brien
  • Virginia vs Duke (Nov 21, 2015)
Game information
First Quarter
  • Virginia – Evan Butts 15-yard pass from Olamide Zaccheaus (Ian Frye kick)
  • Virginia – T.J. Thorpe 26-yard run (Frye kick)
  • Virginia – Taquan Mizzell 3-yard run (Frye kick)
  • Duke – DeVon Edwards 94-yard kickoff return (Ross Martin kick)
Second Quarter
  • Duke – Martin 36-yard field goal
  • Virginia – Mizzell 36-yard pass from Matt Johns (Frye kick)
  • Duke – Martin 42-yard field goal
Third Quarter
  • Virginia – Mizzell 10-yard run (Frye kick)
  • Duke – Braxton Deaver 7-yard pass from Thomas Sirk (Martin kick)
  • Virginia – Zaccheaus 50-yard pass from Johns (Frye kick)
Fourth Quarter
  • Duke – T.J. Rahming 12-yard pass from Parker Boehme (Martin kick)
  • Duke – Boehme 1-yard run (Martin kick)
Top Passer
  • Duke – Thomas Sirk, 22/34, 208 yards, 1 TD
  • Virginia – Matt Johns, 24/33, 344 yards, 2 TD, 1 INT
Top Rusher
  • Duke – Thomas Sirk, 14 carries / 36 yards
  • Virginia – Taquan Mizzell, 17 carries / 61 yards, 2 TD
Top Receiving
  • Duke – T.J. Rahming, 12 receptions / 190 yards, 1 TD
  • Virginia – T.J. Thorpe, 5 receptions / 58 yards
Top Tackler
  • Duke – Dwayne Norman, 8 tackles
  • Virginia – Micah Kiser, 17 tackles

Virginia TechEdit

97th Battle for the Commonwealth Cup: Virginia Tech Hokies vs Virginia Cavaliers
1 2 3 4 Total
Virginia Tech 3 3 0 17

23

Virginia 3 3 7 7

20

at Scott StadiumCharlottesville, Virginia

  • Date: November 28, 2015
  • Game time: 12:00 PM EST
  • Game weather: 67 °F (19 °C) • Wind: NW 2 • Weather: Mostly Cloudy
  • Game attendance: 53,777
  • Referee: Jeff Flanagan • Umpire: Mike Morton • Linesman: Matt Fitzgerald • Line judge: Hugh Campbell • Back judge: Bryan Platt • Field judge: Mark Furtado • Side judge: Glenn Street • Center judge: Steve Disangro
  • TV announcers (ESPNU): Clay Matvick, John Congemi, Marty Smith
  • Virginia vs Virginia Tech (Nov 28, 2015)
Game information
First Quarter
  • Virginia Tech – Joey Slye 48-yard field goal
  • Virginia – Ian Frye 42-yard field goal
Second Quarter
  • Virginia – Frye 42-yard field goal
  • Virginia Tech – Slye 44-yard field goal
Third Quarter
  • Virginia – Albert Reid 57-yard run (Frye kick)
Fourth Quarter
  • Virginia Tech – Sam Rogers 3-yard pass from Michael Brewer (Slye kick)
  • Virginia – Canaan Severin 27-yard pass from Matt Johns (Frye kick)
  • Virginia Tech – Isaiah Ford 32-yard pass from Michael Brewer (Slye kick)
  • Virginia Tech – Slye 41-yard field goal
Top Passer
  • Virginia Tech – Michael Brewer, 15/29, 237 yards, 2 TD, 1 INT
  • Virginia – Matt Johns, 18/38, 171 yards, 1 TD, 2 INT
Top Rusher
  • Virginia Tech – Travon McMillian, 18 carries / 81 yards
  • Virginia – Albert Reid, 9 carries / 103 yards, 1 TD
Top Receiving
  • Virginia Tech – Isaiah Ford, 6 receptions / 121 yards, 1 TD
  • Virginia – Taquan Mizzell, 7 receptions / 50 yards
Top Tackler
  • Virginia Tech – Chuck Clark, 12 tackles
  • Virginia – Micah Kiser, 10 tackles

ReferencesEdit

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  2. "Scott Wachenheim Named VMI Head Football Coach". Virginia Military Institute Department of Athletics. December 14, 2014. http://www.vmikeydets.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_LANG=C&ATCLID=209808191&DB_OEM_ID=9800. Retrieved December 15, 2014.
  3. "Tom O'Brien Retires After a Career that Spanned 40 Seasons". University of Virginia Department of Athletics. January 6, 2015. http://www.virginiasports.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/010615aaa.html. Retrieved January 6, 2015.
  4. "Virginia Adds Borbely and Beatty to Coaching Staff". University of Virginia Department of Athletics. January 14, 2015. http://www.virginiasports.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/011415aad.html. Retrieved January 14, 2015.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Virginia Football Depth Chart – Notre Dame Game
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