Richmond's London To Coach Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- The University of Virginia has hired Richmond's Mike London as its new head football coach.

London replaces Al Groh, who was fired a week ago.

Virginia athletic director Craig Littlepage says in a press release that London's experience and variety of coaching assignments position him for success with the Cavaliers.

London agreed to a five-year deal, in which he'll be paid $1.7 million annually.

He spent six years as an assistant at Virginia, serving as defensive line coach and recruiting coordinator from 2001-04, and as defensive coordinator in 2006 and 2007. In between, he was the defensive line coach for the NFL's Houston Texans in 2005.


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  • by Darren Location: OBX on Dec 7, 2009 at 01:45 PM
    Hey Bill, remember when you said that Skip was headed to Charlottesville? Well well well, looks like this article just said somebody else is headed to UVA! Admit that you were wrong and I'll forget the whole thing.
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