After last year's game, they're no threat on the field. But in the standings, they are at least a minor threat.
I think VT will hold psychological dominance over UVa on the field for at least another 4-5 years, especially after last season's performance. VT broke them. UVa is a soft team to begin with, and going into that game with the hype they had, with the hopes they had, to be broken that badly at home: it's gotta suck for them. Because it sure was pretty friggin' awesome for us.
That said, if VT stumbles in the Coastal standings, UVa is a good enough team to challenge VT's first place position. The scenario where VT drops two conference games in a season and UVa's only conference loss is to VT is within the realm of possibility.
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