HONORS: 2006-- Second-team Freshman All-American by The Sporting News ... ACC All-Freshman by The Sporting News.
AT VIRGINIA: 2006--Moved into a starting role in the spring and remained there ... second-team Freshman All-American by The Sporting News ... starter at right tackle for all 12 games ... one of three linemen to start all 12 games during the season ... added 40 pounds between true freshman season and last year ... earned his first letter. 2005- Was in uniform for all six home games and the Music City Bowl vs. Minnesota, but did not see any action ... redshirted.
HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year starter on both the offensive and defensive lines for coach Rob Allman at the Haverford School ... ranked as the nation's No. 33 offensive tackle by Rivals.com ... ranked the 12th-best player in Pennsylvania by Rivals.com, No. 21 by SuperPrep and No. 33 by Scout.com ... Rivals.com 3-star player ... 2 stars by Scout.com ... Harrisburg Patriot-News Platinum 33 ... first-team All-State as a senior ... Philadelphia Inquirer first-team All-Southeastern Pennsylvania ... Philadelphia Daily News first-team All-City ... first-team All-Mainline and All-Inter AC ... team captain ... Maxwell Club High School Jim Henry Award finalist ... All-EasternPaFootball.com Small School team ... co-captain as a senior ... All-Area as a junior ... also a three-year starter on defense on the lacrosse team ... his team won the state championship during his senior season ... received the Charles J. Rainear Award and Medal as Haverford's Best All-Around Athlete ... honor roll student.
PERSONAL: William Sherrerd Barker ... born 7-3-87 in Bryn Mawr, Pa. ... son of Lisa and Robert Barker ... has two younger sisters, Lexie and Lila ... a skilled artist.
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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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Football | 12/7/2016
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Football | 12/5/2016
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Football | 11/27/2016
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Virginia Drops Season Finale to Virginia Tech, 52-10
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Football | 11/21/2016
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