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Looking back on Ohio and ahead to Louisville, Virginia football makes more headlines

Week 4 is just around the corner.

Virginia v Louisville Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images

Yesterday we brought you more football coverage with STL’s Bowl Watch Week 4 and a look at ‘Hoos in the NFL. With Virginia’s first ACC game approaching against Louisville, here’s what you might have missed about the Cavaliers elsewhere Around the Corner.

UVA’s Olamide Zaccheaus in record-setting mode as ACC play opens (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

After setting a school record with 247 receiving yards on Saturday against Ohio, the senior wide receiver is ready for conference contests to begin this weekend when Virginia hosts a new-look Louisville without Lamar Jackson. Finding motivation in his sub-par performance against Indiana, Zaccheaus now has his sights set on ending his college career with a historic season for Virginia.

Big Stages and Bigger Storms: No obstacle was too big for this week’s highlighted players (Bleeding Green Nation)

The Eagles’ SB Nation site gave Zaccheaus a shoutout after his standout performance against the Bobcats. Ohio State DT Dre’Mont Jones got author Ben Natan’s other nod this week for his performance against TCU.

5 thoughts: Was UVa’s win over Ohio in Nashville worth it? (The Roanoke Times)

Doug Doughty takes a stab at deciding whether or not last weekend’s Week 3 win was worth the $650,000 payout to Ohio plus the teams’ travel expenses, etc. Totaling over $1 million, how much did the Cavaliers get for their money?

The long-awaited debut of DE Dylan Thompson, the graduate transfer from Ohio State, could be happening this weekend, per Mike Barber of the Richmond Times-Dispatch.


The one and only Tony Bennett hopped on Jon Rothstein’s podcast to talk ‘Hoos hoops. Definitely worth the listen if you’re a podcast person, or if you just like Tony Bennett. Both valid.