By Jeff White (

Here’s a compilation of links and information on new Virginia head football coach Bronco Mendenhall. Enjoy learning about the man who will guide the Cavalier program following BYU’s Dec. 19 Las Vegas Bowl appearance against Utah.

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The Tweets
Here are the tweets that got the buzz started on Friday, Dec. 4.

UVA FB Hiring Tweet
UVA FB Hiring Tweet 2

Bronco’s Bio at

Bronco’s Twitter — Time to Follow (it will switch to being a UVA account after he finishes his coaching career at BYU)

The UVA Press Release on His Hiring

The Press Conferences
The Video of His Monday (Dec. 7) Introductory Press Conference at UVA
The Transcript of His Monday (Dec. 7) Introductory Press Conference at UVA
Video from of His Friday (Dec. 4) Press Conference at BYU
Video of Player Commens from of Mendenhall’s Friday (Dec. 4) Press Conference at BYU

Books and Videos
Want a more in-depth read on his approach to success and team building, then check out this book Running into the Wind: Bronco Mendenhall–5 Strategies for Building a Successful Team to learn more about his path to success.

The title of this DVD featuring Mendenhall says it all: FOOTBALL MISSION – TRADITION, SPIRIT, HONOR

Coach Mendenhall praised the patience and support of his wife Holly during his introductory press conference at UVA. Turns out she’s got her own cookbook: (Cougar Football Cookbook by Holly Mendenhall)

Mendenhall also talked about his father’s influence on his work ethic. Here’s a great YouTube video on their story: “A Dad’s Whistle” – Bronco & Paul Mendenhall

Here is a Facebook Photo Gallery on Mendenhall’s first day at UVA.

Media Coverage
Check out these articles on Mendenhall and his being named UVA’s head football coach:

Jeff White ( — Mendenhall Undaunted By Challenge
Jeff White ( — Mendenhall Era Dawning at Virginia
The Washington Post — What’s his story? Bronco Mendenhall explains himself at Virginia
Roanoke Times — McFarling: Bronco bucks convention, and it is beautiful
The Daily Progress — Ratcliffe: Mendenhall makes quite an impression
Daily Press — New U.Va. coach Mendenhall quietly confident, obsessively organized
Richmond Times Dispatch — WOODY: Virginia players about to enter eye of storm with new coach
Associated Press — Mendenhall lays out plan for building up Virginia football
Streaking the Lawn — UVA Press Conferences: Who Said it Better, Bennett or Mendenhall?
Richmond Times Dispatch — U.Va. introduces Mendenhall as new football coach
Virginian Pilot — Virginia introduces new football coach Bronco Mendenhall
Daily Press — Bronco Mendenhall brings unique coaching style, adaptive philosophy to Virginia football
Roanoke Times — UVa football coach Mendenhall looks forward to challenges facing him, Cavaliers
Roanoke Times — Mendenhall comes into UVa with a smile and out with a message
Washington Post — Bronco Mendenhall has come out of nowhere before
Augusta Free Press — Change or Die: Bronco Mendenhall breathing life back into Virginia football
Cavalier Daily — Mendenhall brings welcomed vision to Virginia football

The Utah Media Perspective
Provo Herald — Bronco Mendenhall introduced at Virginia, talks about bringing in BYU assistants
Provo Herald — Emotional Bronco Mendenhall looking toward new challenge at Virginia
Deseret News — Dick Harmon: Mendenhall’s legacy is a fixer, not a custodian, and that’s why he answered Virginia’s call — Football only part of Bronco Mendenhall’s legacy at BYU
Vanquish The Foe — Virginia was always the perfect fit for BYU’s Bronco Mendenhall

Mendenhall By the Numbers

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