Aug. 31, 3:30 (Kickoff: 3:32) PM EDT
Television- ESPNU (Dish- 141, DirecTV- 208)
Announcers- Anish Shroff & Kelly Stouffer
Radio- Cougar IMG Sports Network (KSL 1160 AM, 102 .7 FM, KSL .com, BYUcougars .com, BYU Radio Sirius XM 143)
- Virginia leads the all-time series 2-1. BYU won the last meeting 38-35 in OT after a furious second half comeback in Charlottesville.
- BYU has won six straight season openers, with five of those coming against BCS conference foes.
- BYU has trailed UVA 21-0 in each of the last two games. Going 1-1 in those games.
- UVA QB David Watford redshirted all of 2012 after playing in 10 games for the Cavilers in 2011 as a Freshman. Watford will get his first collegiate start Saturday against the Cougars.
- Five star recruit Taquan Mizzell is the first five star player to attend UVA since Eugene Monroe in 2005. Nicknamed “Smoke”, the Wahoos will look to get Mizzell plenty of touches in his NCAA debut.
- The unofficial nickname “Wahoos” comes from the UVA baseball players being referred to as “a bunch of rowdy wahoos” by the Washington and Lee fans in the 1890’s. The nickname has been widely used by UVA sine 1940.