Mike London holds off on naming a starting QB

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Virginia head coach Mike London will head enter August camp without naming a starting quarterback.

London was pleased with the progress the quarterbacks made under offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach Bill Lazor during spring practice, but one guy did not separate himself at the position.

London told ESPN’s Heather Dinich, “Coming out of spring, I would have liked to have selected a starting quarterback and backup, but part of the evaluation is who the quarterback is throwing to. We had a rash of injuries with starting wide receivers that limited the ability to do that.”

“It’s all predicated on timing. This year, for whatever, it was the wide receiver position (with a number of injuries.)

“It’s not discouraging. They have all raised their level. They all understand technically what Coach Lazor wants, where to go with the ball, and how to throw it. It’s just going to come down to performance.”

London previously stated, “I’m looking for a guy who has command of the huddle, to have a presence about him.”

Overall, entering his second season as the UVA head coach, London is pleased.

“We are light years ahead of where we were when we started out.”

Virginia will host William & Mary to begin the season. The Cavaliers then face Indiana and North Carolina, both on the road.