The Virginia Cavaliers (0-1) host the James Madison Dukes (1-0) at Scott Stadium on Saturday, September 9, 2023.
Tune in to ESPNU to see the Dukes play the Cavaliers.
When is James Madison vs. Virginia and when does it start?
This contest between the Dukes and Cavaliers is scheduled on Saturday, September 9, 2023. You should expect the kickoff at 12:00 PM ET.
Where to watch James Madison vs. Virginia
The Dukes and Cavaliers will take to the field at Scott Stadium for this matchup on September 9, and if you’d like to see the game live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!
What channel is the game on?
You can catch this game live on ESPNU.
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James Madison Stats & Insights
In their most recent game, the Dukes knocked off the Bucknell Bison 38-3.
On the defensive side of the ball, James Madison has been a top-25 unit, ranking 16th-best by giving up only 208.0 yards per game. The offense ranks 51st (436.0 yards per game).
On offense, the Dukes rank 95th in the FBS with 175.0 passing yards per game. Meanwhile, they rank 35th in passing yards allowed per contest (146.0).
James Madison has been thriving on both sides of the ball in the running game, ranking 16th-best in rushing offense (261.0 rushing yards per game) and 24th-best in rushing defense (62.0 rushing yards allowed per game).
The Dukes rank 42nd in points scored this year (38.0 points per game), but they’ve been thriving on defense, ranking sixth-best in the FBS with 3.0 points allowed per game.
Virginia Stats & Insights
The Dukes head into the matchup after winning 38-3 over the Bucknell Bison in their last outing on September 2.
Virginia has been keeping opposing offenses in check on the defensive side of the ball, giving up just 201.0 total yards per contest (14th-best). Offensively, it ranks 27th by putting up 499.0 total yards per game.
The Cavaliers’ pass defense has been paving the way for the team, as they rank 13th-best in the FBS with 106.0 passing yards surrendered per game. In terms of offense, they are generating 212.0 passing yards per game, which ranks 77th.
Virginia’s run defense ranks 44th in the FBS with 95.0 rushing yards allowed per contest, but it has been carried by its offense, which ranks 11th-best by generating 287.0 rushing yards per game.
The Cavaliers have lots of room to get better, as they rank 19th-worst in points per game (13.0) this season and 12th-worst in points surrendered per game (49.0).
James Madison Key Players to Watch
Jordan McCloud has thrown for 144 yards (144.0 ypg) to lead James Madison, completing 63.6% of his passes and tossing two touchdown passes this season.
Kaelon Black has carried the ball 12 times for a team-high 125 yards (125.0 per game) this year.
This season Latrele Palmer has piled up 10 carries for 45 yards (45.0 per game) and one touchdown.
Reggie Brown’s 77 receiving yards (77.0 yards per game) lead the team. He has three receptions with one touchdown.
Elijah Sarratt has recorded 29 receiving yards (29.0 yards per game), hauling in two passes this year.
Maxwell Moss’ two receptions have netted him 23 yards (23.0 ypg) and one touchdown.
Virginia Key Players to Watch
Joe Milton has thrown for 201 yards (201.0 ypg) to lead Virginia, completing 70% of his passes and tossing two touchdown passes this season. He’s also contributed in the ground game with 33 rushing yards (33.0 ypg) on nine carries with two rushing touchdowns.
Jaylen Wright has carried the ball 12 times for a team-high 115 yards (115.0 per game) this year.
This season Jabari Small has racked up 13 carries for 67 yards (67.0 per game).
Ramel Keyton’s 66 receiving yards (66.0 yards per game) lead the team. He has three receptions.
Squirrel White has totaled 45 receiving yards (45.0 yards per game), reeling in six passes this year.
Bru McCoy’s two receptions have yielded 21 yards (21.0 ypg).