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Virginia Tech, LSU, Florida and the college football world pay tribute to UVA

Several college football programs have honored the University of Virginia during Saturday games.

While the rest of the college football team played their regular season games on Saturdays, the Virginia football team remained in mourning over the tragedy that shocked the entire program.

On Sunday night last week, three Cavaliers players were shot and killed in a campus parking lot in Charlottesville. Devin Chandler, Lavelle Davis Jr., and D’Sean Perry all tragically lost their lives in a very heartbreaking fashion. As expected, Virginia was not going to play a Week 12 game against Coastal Carolina. It remains to be seen if they will play Virginia Tech next week.

Although the Hoos did not compete with the Chanticleers this week, Virginia was on the minds of college football programs across the country. These touching compliments were just what we needed.

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Virginia Tech, Florida, is among the teams honoring fallen football players in Virginia

Hockey was top notch in their pre-game gesture. “For our brothers. We carry you with us every step of the way.”

Louisville will wear UVA badges on their helmets when the Cardinals host the North Carolina State Wolfpack in their ACC regular season finale. That appears to be the case across the entire Atlantic Coast Conference this weekend with Pitt, Florida State, and others all wearing the armbands.

Arizona, along with the entire Pac-12, will have hashtags on the 1, 15, and 41-yard Virginia orange lines commemorating the lives of Davis, Chandler, and Perry, respectively.

Liberty, located in Lynchburg, played the Cavaliers’ fight song after scoring their first touchdown of the afternoon during their game against Virginia Tech.

Across the board, the world of college football is uniting in support of what the university and Charlottesville are going through right now. This may have been a challenging year on the football field for head coach Tony Elliott, but the way he and his staff deal with the aftermath of this horrific tragedy will leave an indelible impact beyond anything Huss did in the game.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire Virginia community during these difficult times.

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