The congratulatory messages flooded Oday Aboushi's Twitter page for a few days after he was drafted by the New York Jets two weeks ago.
Oday Aboushi watched all the news reports, sitting miles away from home at the University of Virginia and feeling helpless as Superstorm Sandy tore through the neighborhoods he grew up in.
Virginia coach Mike London reviewed the tape of a 56-20 loss to Georgia Tech on Sunday with his team, urging his players to put the loss behind them.
There are 139 days until Virginia kicks off its 2012 football season against Richmond, and the Cavaliers' secondary is going to want every last one of them.
A midseason tradition for the Cavaliers was moved to the postseason this year, and on a Friday early in December, Virginia's lesser-known players got the spotlight.
Virginia offensive lineman Oday Aboushi wasn't impressed earlier this week when informed that Southern Mississippi, Saturday's opponent, is a physical team.