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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Monday Aug 07, 2023

Jerry welcomes Virginia's newest basketball player, 6-4 point guard Christian Bliss, not your typical NYC point guard, to talk about his game, his plan, what sold him on UVA and his goal to win, win and win more.

Tuesday Aug 01, 2023

Jerry Ratcliffe and Chris Graham wrap the busy week at the 2023 ACC Football Kickoff in Charlotte with a look at the burning questions facing UVA football.
The biggest: the QB situation, the offensive line.
On the good news front: Jerry with the latest on UVA basketball recruiting.

Monday Jul 24, 2023

Host Jerry Ratcliffe talks with former Virginia star Ronde Barber about his upcoming induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame and his outstanding career with the Cavaliers and Tampa Bay Bucs.

Thursday Jul 20, 2023

Hootie and Scott have been busy trying to keep up with all of the news on the recruiting front for Tony Bennett with UVA basketball and Tony Elliott with UVA football.
Hootie and Chris Graham cover all the bases there, and with UVA baseball alums signing minor-league deals following last week's MLB Draft.

Bob Rotella talks golf

Wednesday Jul 19, 2023

Wednesday Jul 19, 2023

Host Jerry Ratcliffe catches up with world renowned sports & golf psychologist Dr. Bob Rotella of Charlottesville to talk about the 151st British Open, client Rory McIlroy, LIV, the world of golf and golf in Central Virginia.

Thursday Jul 13, 2023

The big news today in UVA Athletics involves Jay Woolfolk, the baseball closer and two-year backup quarterback, now former backup quarterback.
Woolfolk’s decision to step away from football will have a significant impact on UVA football this fall. Jerry Ratcliffe and Chris Graham break things down from all angles.
Also on this week’s “Jerry Ratcliffe Show”:
Hootie updates the latest from the UVA basketball recruiting trail.
Tony Bennett made some moves with his coaching staff.
It was a big week for UVA baseball with four players and a recruit having their names called in the 2023 MLB Draft.

Thursday Jul 06, 2023

UVA football is coming off a disappointing 3-7 season in 2022, and the expectations – from the football experts and the fans – are that the 2023 season could be another disappointment.
Jerry Ratcliffe and Chris Graham try to find the silver linings.
The guys break down the QB1 battle between Tony Muskett and Jay Woolfolk.
Can freshman Anthony Colandrea work his way into the QB mix?
The UVA D made great strides last season. They’ll have to do even more this fall.
Does opening with Tennessee in Nashville help or hurt the cause?

Thursday Jun 29, 2023

Virginia coach Tony Bennett has his sights on two top point-guard recruits, and Hootie breaks down UVA’s chances to land Christian Blass, who is set to announce his college choice on Friday, and Chance Mallory, a local star at St. Anne’s-Belfield.
Also on this week’s Jerry Ratcliffe Show:
Jerry updates us on the recent successes of a group of UVA alums in pro golf.
UVA football coach Tony Elliott has been lighting it up on the recruiting trail the past couple of weeks.
Griff O’Ferrall and Jay Woolfolk made the roster for the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team. What does this mean for Woolfolk’s chances of winning the starting quarterback job in training camp?

Friday Jun 23, 2023

Five-star basketball recruit Jarin Stevenson isn't coming to Virginia. Hootie and Chris Graham break down the impact of the recruiting miss on UVA hoops.
Other topics include:
UVA alum Denny McCarthy's near-59 on the PGA Tour.
Andrew Abbott is 3-0 in four starts with the Cincinnati Reds.
Chris spent three days in Omaha, and didn't go to the zoo or eat an Omaha steak.

Monday Jun 12, 2023

Virginia rallied from a Game 1 loss to defeat Duke in Games 2 and 3 this weekend to earn the program's sixth trip to Omaha.
Hootie invites Chris Graham to the show to discuss UVA's run to another College World Series, and the two try to assess the Cavaliers' chances to make a run at a second national title.


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