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New-look Virginia opens season against BYU

Friday - 8/30/2013, 12:40pm  ET

HANK KURZ Jr.
AP Sports Writer

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Mike London's fourth season at Virginia feels a lot like his first one.

The Cavaliers went through sweeping changes after stumbling to a 4-8 record a year ago. London brought in new coordinators for offense, defense and special teams, and an associate head coach for offense.

Virginia will debut its new look in its season-opener Saturday against BYU.

The Cougars are coming off an 8-5 season and their school-record fourth consecutive bowl victory.

They will be led by sophomore dual-threat quarterback Taysom Hill, who has shown no ill effects from a torn knee ligament that ended last season, and linebacker Kyle Van Noy. Van Noy led a defense that finished third in the country in total defense last season, but he's one of just five returning starters.


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