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Posted at 2:04 PM ET, 02/14/2011

ACC releases 2011 Virginia football schedule

By Steve Yanda

The ACC released the 2011 Virginia football schedule on Monday. Here it is:

Sept. 3 vs. William & Mary
Sept. 10 at Indiana
Sept. 17 at North Carolina
Sept. 24 vs. Southern Mississippi
Oct. 1 vs. Idaho
Oct. 8 BYE
Oct. 15 vs. Georgia Tech
Oct. 22 vs. N.C. State
Oct. 27 at Miami -- Thursday, ESPN, 8 p.m.
Nov. 5 at Maryland
Nov. 12 vs. Duke
Nov. 19 at Florida State
Nov. 26 vs. Virginia Tech

By Steve Yanda  | February 14, 2011; 2:04 PM ET
Categories:  Football  
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Comments

Time for some way too early predictions:

vs. William & Mary - W
at Indiana - W
at North Carolina - L
vs. Southern Mississippi - W
vs. Idaho - W
vs. Georgia Tech - W
vs. N.C. State - L
at Miami -- Thursday, ESPN, 8 p.m. - L
at Maryland - L
vs. Duke - W
at Florida State - L
vs. Virginia Tech - L

6-6 sounds achievable... or am I being too optimistic? ACC will be stronger next year, and it will be crucial to win the non-conference games.

Posted by: 2kHoo | February 14, 2011 4:15 PM | Report abuse

before you pencil in the W against W&M, remember what happened in 2009

Posted by: crsiggy | February 14, 2011 8:31 PM | Report abuse

I'm not saying the W&M game should be a cakewalk... they'll have a brand new QB in his first game out, and with Keith Payne gone someone will have to step up to get the running game moving. But I think London will have them ready - he knows how important it is to get that first win.

Posted by: 2kHoo | February 15, 2011 8:31 AM | Report abuse

No way - NO WAY - Virginia loses to W&M again. London will never let that happen, and definitely won't overlook them. In fact, it wouldn't surprise me to see a blowout. The fan base needs to see that.

6-6 isn't good enough. With that schedule, 8-4 is doable. Should come into the bye week at either 4-1 or 5-0 if they handle Carolina. They can definitely get 3-4 wins out of the second half of the schedule. I don't see them losing to Maryland at home or NC State at home, and they'd better destroy Duke.

Posted by: kemp13 | February 15, 2011 9:38 AM | Report abuse

8-4? 8-4? Have you not been watching these guys? I am a die-hard Hoos fan, and I see 3-9 likely and maybe 4-8. This team hasn't been right since George Welsh left in 2000, and I don't know why.

Posted by: robjsav | February 16, 2011 3:22 PM | Report abuse

3-9 is a little harsh, but it will all depend on the QB play. Let's hope one of these young guys London is developing turns into the next Matt Schaub.

Posted by: 2kHoo | February 16, 2011 5:44 PM | Report abuse

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