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UVA and BYU Football Add Additional Games to Series

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Cavaliers and Cougars Will Meet Four Times in Next Eight Seasons

Charlottesville, Va. – Virginia and BYU announced today the addition of games in 2019 and 2020 to their future football series. The two schools previously announced a two-game series for the 2013 and 2014 seasons.

The specific dates and locations for the games are:

Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013 – Charlottesville, Va.

Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014 – Provo, Utah

Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019 – Charlottesville, Va.

Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020 – Provo, Utah

"The extension of the series with BYU is a result of our efforts to adjust our non-conference schedule in 2013,"said Virginia Executive Associate Director of Athletics Jon Oliver "We look forward to the four-game series against aquality football program with a proven track record of success."

The 2013 season opener will be the fourth meeting in the series between the teams. Virginia defeated BYU 22-16 during the 1987 All-American Bowl in Birmingham, Ala. The Cavaliers defeated the Cougars 45-40 in Provo, Utah, in 1999 and the following season BYU downed UVa 38-35 in overtime in Charlottesville.

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