|Historical Stats & Info
|"It is the most important victory of my career." -- Head Coach Dick Voris, after the
Hoos’ 15-12 victory over Duke on September 27, 1958. Voris finished his UVA career
with a record of 1-29.
|"We've stopped recruiting young men who want to come here to be students first and
athletes second." -- Former Virginia head coach Sonny Randle, describing his strategy
for turning around UVA's football program
|"As the score mounted, to 20-0 and finally 26-0, his movements slowed. With two
minutes to go and South Carolina threatening once more, Voris stood behind several
rows of substitutes, staring at his shoes." -- Sports Illustrated, describing Coach Voris’
stellar coaching performance during the Hoos’ 26-0 loss to South Carolina in 1960
|"Really, Texas wasn't as good as I thought they'd be." -- Ted Manly, Virginia's
freshman quarterback, after Texas had spanked the Hoos 68-0
|5 Questions with Paul London
|Paul London played defensive back for the University of Virginia from 1992-1995.
As a freshman in 1992, London played in all 11 games, with his first career start
coming against Virginia Tech in the season finale. London finished the season with
nine tackles, a fumble recovery, and a pass break-up.
In 1993, London played in every game for the second straight season. He started
at safety opposite Keith Lyle for the final eight games, including the Carquest
Bowl. London finished the season with career highs in tackles (25) and pass
break-ups (three), and his four interceptions were second-most on the team, just
one behind Keith Lyle.
After being limited to six games as a junior, London had a breakout season as a
senior in 1995. He played in all 12 games, starting 11, and finished with a
career-high 67 tackles (7th most on the team), 2 tackles for loss, and 2 pass
break-ups. London also picked off 6 passes, tied with Percy Ellsworth for the team
lead. For his efforts, London was named Honorable Mention All-ACC, one of TEN
UVa defensive players to earn All-ACC honors that season.
London finished his career with 10 interceptions, tied for 14th on Virginia's all-time
list. He played a key role in Virginia's NCAA record 39-game interception streak,
picking off a total of 7 passes during the streak.
These days, London is the owner / treasurer of Elite Health Care, Inc. He is the
proud younger brother of Mike London, UVa's new football coach.
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