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UVA Falls 27-7 at #17 TCU

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The Virginia football team lost 27-7 on the road at #17 TCU Saturday.

Sophomore quarterback Phillip Sims connected with E.J. Scott on a 5-yard touchdown pass with 4:22 remaining in the game for UVA's only score.

The TD capped off a 14-play, 89-yard drive, and is the first touchdown allowed by Texas Christian this season.

Sims was 5-of-12 for 63-yards in relief of Michael Rocco.

The junior Rocco completed 13-of-28 passes for 126-yards and two interceptions.

TCU quarterback Casey Pachall was 21-of-32 for 305 yards and 3 TD's for the Horned Frogs (3-0)

Virginia (2-2) had three turnovers in the game.

The 'Hoos ran for 164-yards on 31 carries, including 84-yards by sophomore Kevin Parks.

D.J. Hill had 8 total tackles to lead Virginia.

UVA will host Louisiana Tech next Saturday.

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