Cavaliers Lose Game to Miami; Lose Bryce Hall to Injury
MIAMI, Fla. (WVIR) - Virginia senior cornerback Bryce Hall was carted off the field following a serious injury to his left leg, and the 20th ranked Cavaliers fell 17-9 at Miami on Friday night.
Hall was injured with 4:41 remaining in the 1st half while playing on the UVa punt return team, as a Hurricanes' player rolled into his leg while Hall was engaged with another player.
Bryce Hall was named both Preseason All-ACC and Preseason All-American. He returned to Virginia for his senior season, despite being rated as a possible first round pick in the 2019 NFL Draft.
The UVa offense outgained Miami 326-265 in total yards on Friday night, but the Wahoos were never able to find the endzone.
Brian Delaney kicked three field goals for UVa, the last of which cut the deficit to 10-9 with 7:39 remaining in the 4th quarter.
Miami answered with a 10-play, 75 yard touchdown drive, which used up over five-minutes of game clock.
The Cavaliers made it to Hurricanes' territory on their final drive, but they were unable to reach the endzone.
Quarterback Bryce Perkins completed 25-of-42 passes for 252 yards in the loss.
Perkins and Wayne Taulapapa tied for the team lead with 27 yards rushing.
UVa (4-2, 2-1 ACC) will be back in action at home against Duke next Saturday.