Five games into the season, and the Cavaliers are at a crossroads literally and figuratively.
The promise of a new season has faced severe hardships with two straight losses and an underwhelming victory against the Idaho Vandals in overtime.
With the likes of Georgia Tech, Florida State, Miami and Virginia Tech on the schedule, fans are justifiably nervous as to how the Cavaliers will fare the rest of this season.
A 3-2 record now may be good, but will it be good enough to sneak into a bowl game by season's end.
While fans are complaining about numerous things, several changes cannot be solved right now.
Hiring a new defensive coordinator, for instance, is not a mid-season move most would recommend.
New players are not going to fall from trees; you are stuck with what you have.
Therefore, rather than pining for the impossible or lamenting games past, it is time to focus on the present.
The following are 10 realistic and plausible suggestions for Virginia. Strategies for the short-term and potentially long-term to put the Cavaliers back on track for 2011.