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.
Coach's Corner Moves to Birdwood Grill in 2017
Football | 8/17/2017
The live radio program airs each Tuesday night across the Virginia Sports Network.
Jeff White: Nelson Making Name for Himself in Secondary
Football | 8/16/2017
Redshirt freshman Brenton Nelson, who was put on scholarship this month, is competing for a...
Virginia Athletics Announces Countdown to Kickoff Promotion
Football | 8/4/2017
With kickoff to the 2017 Virginia Football season just over 4 weeks away, Virginia Athletics will...
Saturday Athletics Events Cancelled
Football | 8/12/2017
Due to the ongoing public safety concerns in downtown Charlottesville and as a result of both the...
Jeff White: Training Camp Notebook
Football | 8/11/2017
Training camp continues for UVA, whose second season under Bronco Mendenhall starts Sept. 2...
Jeff White: Spaziani Sees His Efforts Rewarded
Football | 8/8/2017
One of the Cavaliers' long-snappers, redshirt junior Joe Spaziani was awarded a scholarship on...
Jeff White: New-Look Defensive Line Taking Shape
Football | 08/01/2017
Eli Hanback and Juwan Moye are working at new positions on Virginia's defensive line: Hanback at ...
Virginia Hosts Two Free Preseason Events Saturday
Football | 08/08/2017
Men’s soccer hosts Wright State at 1 p.m. followed by Football Meet the Team and Movie...
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