Repairing Defense Must Be Virginia’s Top Priority

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Virginia finished 5-5 last season.
Joey Blount returns as a “Super Senior” to try to revitalize Virginia’s defense. ~ Kris Wright

After slowly building the defense into a stout unit over the first two years on the job, Bronco Mendenhall and his coaching staff saw the payoff of that process for the Virginia football team. For most of 2018 and the first half of 2019, the Hoos produced an attacking defense among the nation’s elite in multiple categories.

The payoff, however, was short-lived and its been mostly the opposite phenomenon since. UVA is still attacking, but the results have been far from elite. That’s the next article in the “50 Thoughts Before Virginia Football Kickoff”

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