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Greyson Lambert Outshines David Watford in 'Hoos 45-26 Loss to Miami

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The Virginia football team fell to 2-9, 7-0 Saturday as they fell 45-26 to Miami - but one Wahoo in particular stood out.

When the game was out of reach, redshirt freshman Greyson Lambert made the most of his opportunity. He completed 13-18 passes for 134 yards and looked more comfortable than he has in previous games.

"It's all experience," said Lambert. "It's all experience. Everybody needs experience to understand not only the speed of a real game but just you see things in scout team and at practice and stuff and actually see the guys doing it and recognize that's a big thing for a quarterback.

"David has to play better and we've said that," said UVa Head Coach Mike London. "I think that Jason came in and did a nice job. He came in and gave us a spark."

When David Watford struggled against Miami, the question posed to Mike London was whether Greyson Lambert has earned the chance for more playing time.

London said, "We've got one game left. We'll go in and we'll grade this tape. The offensive guys will look at how David played, how Greyson played and we'll look at practice and look at the tape and we're going to do what'd best for the football team and that's the main point."

There were some bright spots in Saturday's loss. Brent Urban returned after missing four games and played well as the defense held Miami to just over 300 total yards, Freshman Taquan Mizzell scored the first two touchdowns of his career, Virginia dominated time of possession and Kevin Parks ran for 130 yards and is now closing in on 1,000 for the season. 

The 'Hoos have just one game left at Scott Stadium against Virginia Tech at 3:30 PM.

 

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