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Cavaliers Journal: December 6, 2009 - December 12, 2009

London's 3 rules

Virginia Coach Mike London said he has three simples rules for his football team. They were the rules at Richmond, and they'll be the rules for the Cavaliers. Here they are, verbatim: "Go to class. Because I think when a...

By Zach Berman  |  December 11, 2009; 12:06 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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Friday links

Mike London will provide his coaching staff freedom, and he added four members to staff on Thursday. Here's some insight on what the Cavaliers could do on the offensive side of the staff. In soccer, Virginia is playing in the...

By Zach Berman  |  December 11, 2009; 9:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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London adds 4 assistants

Mike London filled four sports of his coaching staff on Monday, retaining defensive backs Anthony Poindexter (as expected) and adding Vincent Brown, Jeff Hanson and Mike Faragalli, who all coached with London at Richmond. None of the coaches have specific...

By Zach Berman  |  December 10, 2009; 4:38 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Beamer on London

Virginia Tech beat writer Mark Viera sent me over the following quote from Hokies Coach Frank Beamer about Mike London. Keep in mind, London's going to make in-state recruiting a priority -- a task that could only be accomplished if...

By Zach Berman  |  December 10, 2009; 2:01 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Thursday links

Mike London has emphasized the 7-5-7, and that's a fact that leave some optimistic about Virginia's future. Jeff White at VirginiaSports.com provides some names expected on Virginia's coaching staff, which will have a Richmond influence. The recent coaching news has...

By Zach Berman  |  December 10, 2009; 6:28 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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London's name kept popping up

There's been some questions about how quickly the Mike London hire took place and whether the research was conducted during the season. The answer, of course, is yes. This is not to say that Virginia had designs to fire Al...

By Zach Berman  |  December 9, 2009; 12:17 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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Wednesday links

There's no secret that Mike London must recruit to turn around the Cavaliers, and that is his first task. Diversity groups are happy about London's hire. London's future schedules are becoming more clear. His quarterback situation has a bit more...

By Zach Berman  |  December 9, 2009; 8:50 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Moses 'exploring his options'

Fork Union Military Academy John Shuman attended Mike London’s introductory news conference on Monday. Shuman will be a valuable relationship for London, considering FUMA is one of the top prep schools and just minutes from Charlottesville. Shuman also coaches Virginia...

By Zach Berman  |  December 8, 2009; 4:20 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Live chat, 1 p.m.

We'll have a live online chat at 1 p.m., where I'll answer any questions you have on Virginia's coaching search, on Mike London and on the future of the football program (recruiting, staff, personnel, etc.). If you have any questions...

By Zach Berman  |  December 8, 2009; 11:05 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Morning links

Wonder what all the stories were about Tuesday morning? Mike London, who was hired as Virginia's head football coach. London inherits a different situation in Charlottesville than Richmond, and he must prove his worth. The hire spreads good feelings among...

By Zach Berman  |  December 8, 2009; 9:08 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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Video: London on WPL

Washington Post Live's Ivan Carter goes one-on-one with new head football coach Mike London: Your Browser DoesNot Support IFrames....

By Zach Berman  |  December 7, 2009; 10:38 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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With London hired, next step is hiring assistants

Virginia Coach Mike London's coaching staff is of immediate concern now that he's hired and must pick up the recruiting. However, the staff will not be filled quickly because prospective coaches still have obligations with their current team. London will...

By Zach Berman  |  December 7, 2009; 5:49 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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Quick London news conference recap

Virginia's players are coming down to meet with reporters shortly, so there will be much more later. But a one-hour news conference confirmed much of what was reported over the past 36 hours: Mike London was Virginia's guy all along,...

By Zach Berman  |  December 7, 2009; 3:11 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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London hire official; will make $1.7 million per year

The news conference will start in a few minutes, but wanted to get this up quickly. Below is the official release. Mike London has agreed to a five-year contract for $1.7 million per season. More later, but here's the official...

By Zach Berman  |  December 7, 2009; 12:36 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
 
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Morning links

The news of the day -- Mike London will be named Virginia's head coach. London met with his (Richmond) team on Sunday. London has the makings of being the right coach for the Cavaliers. There will be much more today,...

By Zach Berman  |  December 7, 2009; 8:44 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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London expected to be announced coach on Monday

Virginia is expected to introduce Richmond Coach Mike London as the Cavaliers’ next head football coach at a Monday news conference. London, 49, will replace Al Groh, who was fired as Virginia’s coach last week after nine seasons. He is...

By Zach Berman  |  December 6, 2009; 10:13 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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Virginia requests to speak with London

Virginia has requested to speak with Richmond Coach Mike London about its head coaching vacancy, according to London’s agent. London has been considered a frontrunner for the job since Al Groh was dismissed last Sunday, although his Spiders remained active...

By Zach Berman  |  December 6, 2009; 4:34 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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