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49 Alec Shifflett
Alec  Shifflett


Afton, Va.

High School:
Nelson County HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 235


- Appeared in one of UVA's 13 games ... made collegiate debut against Virginia Tech ... missed most of the season with an injury. 2016 - Did not appear in any games ... dressed for the Louisville game.


Joined team as a walk-on … was a linebacker and fullback at Nelson County High School for head coach Mark Wells and Mark Poston … was an all-district honoree as a junior and senior at linebacker … made over 90 tackles and 6.0 tackles for loss as a senior linebacker … was team captain as a senior … was named Charlottesville Newsplex Player of the Week once … earned three letters in football … earned two letters in track and field, competing in the shot put … also ran the 100m and 200m … also played baseball for two seasons … received the Golden Governor Award for Academic Achievement … member of the Spanish National Honor Society … member of the National Honor Society … community service includes Lowe’s Build-A-Workshop of youth, local food pantry and FFA Roadside Clean Up … is the son of Betty Slough and the late Willie Shifflett … has three sisters, Renee, Tammie and Harris, and one brother, John … is contracted in UVA’s Army ROTC program and will commission after graduation.


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