For a team ranked fifth in the most recent Bowl Championship Series rankings, Virginia Tech certainly felt disrespected this week in the run-up to Saturday's game against rival Virginia.
Previewing Week 13 in DC-area college football.
Surrounded by family and 47,692 other friends, Virginia linebacker Steve Greer gave his wristband to a nearby child. First, though, he took out the card containing the Cavaliers' plays.
Saturday is Virginia's homecoming weekend, and former center John St. Clair is on hand to have his jersey retired at halftime. The Cavaliers also are celebrating the 80th anniversary of Scott Stadium, which opened on this day in 1931.
Previewing Week 7 in DC-area college football.
Much has changed in the two years since William and Mary's football program last visited Virginia.
The football team at the University of Virginia is reeling from a third consecutive losing season. The men's basketball team is coping with a gut-wrenching defeat that kept it out of the NCAA tournament for the fourth straight year. Scott Stadium is losing fans by the thousands. And perhaps scariest of all, many Virginia fans are running out of patience.
Maryland zapped the gradually developing concern about the course of its men's lacrosse season Saturday.