The Atlantic Coast Conference has announced its annual football kickoff event will not be held in Charlotte, North Carolina this year as planned. Instead the ACC will hold a virtual kickoff from July 21 to July 23.
Mike London was the first African-American head football coach at Richmond, Virginia and now William and Mary. When George Floyd's death sparked a nation-wide protest effort, London sprung into action.
St. Anne’s-Belfield School announced it will return to an 11-man football season in the 2020 – 2021 school year. The return follows two years playing 8-man football as part of the Virginia Independent Schools Football League.
The Tom Sox would have started their VBL title defense this weekend, while the UVA baseball team could have been playing in an NCAA Tournament Regional, but both seasons were canceled due to COVID-19 concerns.
“I want the safest possible. I want the most secure possible. I want what’s best for our student-athletes, at the very highest level, before we even think about playing football.” -- UVA's Bronco Mendenhall
Athletics Director Carla Williams, all twenty head coaches, and an additional 51 assistant coaches and staff have agreed to salary reductions, as the department adjusts to lost revenue due to the COVID-19 pandemic.