Nearly every week, it seems Virginia football coach Mike London preaches a little about the “next man up” philosophy as it pertains to injuries or depth chart adjustments. It’s an idea designed to make sure his backups and younger players don’t get caught napping, because opportunities could arise any time.
With wide receiver Matt Snyder going down with what could be a season-ending foot injury, London’s approach will be put to the test.
Snyder, a 6-foot-5, 215-pound senior team captain from Glen Allen, broke a bone in his left foot during Tuesday’s practice. It was a non-contact injury that will require surgery Friday, at which time a screw will be placed in his foot.
London said he isn’t sure exactly how long Snyder will
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