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Virginia hires BYU's Bronco Mendenhall

Virginia hires BYU's Bronco Mendenhall

Virginia hired Bronco Mendenhall as its football coach in a surprise move, luring him away from Brigham Young after an 11-year run with the Cougars.

There had been reports about various coaches such as former Georgia coach Mark Richt, California Coach Sonny Dykes and Western Kentucky Coach Jeff Brohm being linked to the vacancy at Virginia, but Mendenhall's name had never come up.

As they did with basketball Coach Tony Bennett, the Cavaliers pulled a surprise.

Virginia finished 4-8 this season and fired Mike London after six seasons, during which he had only one...

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