Virginia Union off to fast start under new coach

Virginia Union thriving under new head coach
Published: Oct. 14, 2014 at 2:02 AM EDT
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RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - The Virginia Union football team is 5-1 this season, the Panthers' best start to a season since 2007.  Union is 3-0 in CIAA play.

New head coach Mark James has the Union offense off to a fast start by following a simple philosophy; get the ball in the hands of the play makers.

Last week the Panthers scored 78 points in a win over Lincoln.  That marked the third most points scored by Union in a single game in program history.  The team also set a new program record with 697 yards of total offense.

Virginia Union travels to 1-5 Chowan this week.

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