Brennan Armstrong Hoping To Continue Virginia Football’s Offensive Momentum

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Brennan Armstrong throws a pass in the season opening victory over Duke. ~ Photo courtesy of Erin Edgerton/The Daily Progress

The University of Virginia football program treated Cavalier fans to its best offensive performance of the season in a 44-41 victory over North Carolina on Halloween, leaving sophomore quarterback Brennan Armstrong feeling “really excited” about the team’s prospects heading into the second half of the season.

Virginia (2-4) closes out the 2020 regular season with home matchups with Louisville (Nov. 14), Abilene Christian (Nov. 21) and Boston College (Dec. 5), as well as away contests against Florida State (Nov. 28) and Virginia Tech (Dec. 12).

“It’s an opportunity that we have,” said Armstrong, who is one of four team captains for the Cavaliers. “Whether we seize it or not, we’ll figure that out, but I’m really excited for our team. I think we are going to start to turn a lot of heads after this second half of the season. That little stretch we had, morale wasn’t down. Got a big win against UNC. I think this is only going to spring us the rest of the season.”

The ”little stretch” Armstrong references is a 4-game losing streak UVA endured after opening the season with a 38-20 victory over Duke. The losses included a hard-fought