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UVA CB Bryce Hall carted off with ankle injury vs. Miami; responds on Twitter

It should go without saying, but Virginia (4-2) lost more than a football game on Friday night. In the second quarter of Virginia’s loss at Miami, Bryce Hall, Virginia’s star defensive back, suffered an injury to his left leg. A towel was placed over Hall’s injured leg; shortly after that, he was carted off the field.

This likely ends Hall’s career at Virginia. Hall was named first team All-ACC in 2018.

Hall, a senior, has been in Charlottesville for the entire Bronco Mendenhall era. He could’ve left after the 2018 season for the NFL Draft; however, Hall elected to return for one final season. Hall still projected as an early-round draft selection — prior to the injury.

Through the first six games of the season, Hall registered 20 total tackles, including three for loss. As a junior in 2018, Hall led the nation with 22 pass breakups. Hall intercepted five passes during his time with the Cavaliers.

Hall is obviously a major loss for UVA, which also lost Darrius Bratton, who projected as a starting cornerback, to a knee injury in the middle of August.

On Saturday night, Hall took to Twitter to address his fans, teammates and coaches.

After two straight defeats — at Notre Dame, at Miami — Virginia is now 4-2 overall (2-1 ACC). Virginia, however, is still leading the incredibly murky race to win the Coastal Division. As of early Saturday morning, UVA was the slight favorite to win the division.

 

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