Virginia Cavaliers win season-opener over Duke 38-20

Starting quarterback Brennan Armstrong proved to be effective on the ground and through the air

UVA Athletics Logo on Football field (University of Virginia)

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – After falling behind 10-0 in the first quarter, the Virginia Cavaliers answered back with 17 unanswered points for a 17-10 lead at halftime.

The Cavaliers run game was most effective in the first half, when they rushed for over 100 yards and two touchdowns. One of those came from new starting quarterback Brennan Armstrong.

The Cavaliers defense also stepped up forcing 6 turnovers.

Brennan Armstrong passed for over 250 yards and added two touchdowns and had two interceptions.

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