The Jerry Ratcliffe Show

Jerry Ratcliffe established a reputation in covering University of Virginia athletics and the Atlantic Coast Conference in addition to many other sports during four decades, and brings to his vast experience and knowledge.

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UVA-UNC preview with Andrew Jones

Wednesday Oct 18, 2023

Wednesday Oct 18, 2023

Join Hootie and Tar Heel Illustrated's Andrew Jones as they take a deep dive into Saturday night's game in Chapel Hill between the Hoos and the undefeated, top-10 Heels.

Tuesday Oct 03, 2023

Virginia suffered its second straight three-point loss with the 27-24 setback at Boston College on Saturday.
With William & Mary coming to town this weekend, the 'Hoos are still looking for their first win in the 2023 season.
Hootie was on hand for coach Tony Elliott's weekly presser, and breaks down what Elliott had to say about starting QB Tony Muskett, the injuries hampering depth on the defense, and the mood in the locker room heading into Week 6.

Friday Sep 29, 2023

Virginia seems to be getting close, but at 0-4, the ‘Hoos are still looking for their first win of the 2023 season.
Hootie updates UVA fans on who should be at QB this weekend, if coach Tony Elliott might go with a two-QB rotation, the improvement in the Cavalier defense that we saw last week, and what needs to be done to see better things from special teams.

Wednesday Sep 20, 2023

Brennan Armstrong returns to UVA on Friday night
Hootie gets us ready for UVA-NC State, and the return of Brennan Armstrong to Scott Stadium, but first, the focus is on UVA basketball recruiting, with the latest news being the commitment of four-star power forward Jacob Cofie.
The Cofie news, and an update on Kon Kneuppel, gets us covered on the basketball beat.
That, plus football, gives you plenty to get caught up on.

Tuesday Sep 12, 2023

"The Jerry Ratcliffe Show" looks back at UVA's 36-35 loss to JMU in Week 2, and puts the focus on what the 'Hoos can do to get their first win of the season on Friday night against former ACC rival Maryland.
Topics include:
Anthony Colandrea passed for 377 yards and two TDs against JMU. But he might not start in Week 3.
The run D has been getting pushed around, which Jerry points out is a huge issue for the Cavaliers, who thought going into the season that the D would be a strength.
Jerry also provides updates on UVA basketball recruiting, including the upcoming visit of Class of 2024 guard Kon Knueppel, the top target of coach Tony Bennett.

Friday Sep 08, 2023

UVA Football will be playing in Scott Stadium for the first time since the tragic Nov. 13 murders of football student-athletes Lavel Davis Jr., Devin Chandler and D'Sean Perry.
The Week 2 game with JMU will obviously be tinged with emotion for both sides.
Hootie and Chris Graham talk about the emotional aspect, and then get into the x's and o's involving the 'Hoos and Dukes.

Thursday Sep 07, 2023

Former UVA football player Don Flow, now CEO of Flow Automotive, joins Jerry Ratcliffe to share his incredible story, from Wahoo running back, to hosting Queen Elizabeth at his room on The Lawn, to how he built one of the largest auto dealerships in the nation. A fascinating story.

Game Week: UVA vs. Tennessee

Tuesday Aug 29, 2023

Tuesday Aug 29, 2023

We have the depth chart for UVA's season opener at #10 Tennessee in Nashville on Saturday.
Jerry Ratcliffe and Chris Graham take a look at the units - the O line, the offense as a whole, the D - and how they match up with the powerful Vols, who are 28.5-point favorites.

Friday Aug 25, 2023

The 2023 UVA football season kicks off next week in Nashville with the 'Hoos facing 10th-ranked Tennessee.
The Jerry Ratcliffe Show lets you in on what you need to know.
Topics include:
Tony Elliott has named Tony Muskett his starting QB
The heartwarming story about walk-on placekicker, and Marine Corps veteran, Matt Ganyard
The latest on the injury front, focusing on edge rusher Chico Bennett Jr.
The show also provides updates on football and basketball recruiting, and the latest on ACC expansion rumors.

Thursday Aug 10, 2023

The votes aren’t there to support the proposed additions of SMU, Stanford and Cal to the ACC. What does this mean for the future of the conference?
Jerry Ratcliffe and Chris Graham discuss the next moves for the ACC.
Jerry also provides updates on the latest from the UVA football recruiting trail.


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