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40 Anthony Martinez
Anthony  Martinez

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Montpelier, Va.

High School:
Patrick Henry

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 245

Position:
1B

B/T:
R/R

At Virginia (football team): Served as a quarterback on the UVa football team from 2002-04 ... Appeared in three games and made his first collegiate start against South Carolina (9/6/03) ... Completed 17 of 36 passes for 136 yards and one touchdown for his career. Prep: Earned four letters in baseball for coaches Ray Hart and Sam Hart at Patrick Henry High School ... Named a First Team All-State selection and named the District Player of the Year as a senior ... Selected a four-year All-Region and All-District choice ... Was an outstanding pitcher with a fastball clocked at 94 mph ... Also named a First Team All-State, All-Region and All-District selection in football where he was ranked as one of the top quarterbacks in the country ... Listed as the #4 pro-style quarterback and the #91 player in the country by Rivals.com, ranked #4 QB by Tom Lemming, the #19 quarterback in the nation by SuperPrep and the #73 player in the nation by Collegefootballnews.com ... Volunteered for the Ashland Youth League.

Personal: Son of David and Anita Martinez ... Born December 19, 1983 in Richmond, Va. ... Enjoys riding motorcycles and playing X-Box ... Chose Virginia because he had the chance to go to the #1 school in the country ... Also recruited by Michigan, Tennessee, Wake Forest and Marshall ... Has a brother, D.J, and two sisters, Kristen and Ciera.

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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.

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