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47 Bill Schautz
Bill  Schautz


Bloomfield, N.J.

High School:
Bergen Catholic HS

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 265




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2012 - Appeared in six game with five starts ... missed six games with a hamstring injury ... started first two games for UVa ... made three tackles against Richmond ... missed the Georgia Tech game with injury ... also missed the Louisiana Tech, Duke, Maryland, Wake Forest and NC State games with same hamstring injury ... returned to lineup vs. Miami after missing five games ... started against UNC and Virginia Tech ... had a season-best six tackles at Virginia Tech ... also made one tackle against Miami and North Carolina. 2011 - Made first career start against Idaho ... appeared in first 11 games before suffering a season-ending injury late in the Florida State game ... had a sack, a forced fumble, TFL and a pass break-up at FSU, sparking UVa to the win over the then-No. 23 Seminoles ... made a season and career-high six tackles vs. NC State ... made 1.5 tackles for a loss of four yards against Idaho ... recovered fumbles at Maryland and against Southern Miss ... broke up a pass at Indiana. 2010 - Appeared in eight of Virginia's 12 games ... made season debut against Florida State ... appeared in 63 total plays ... recorded one tackle on season at Virginia Tech ... selected by the UVa coaches as the scout player of the week for the Richmond and USC games. 2009 - Appeared in nine games during the season ... returned a blocked punt at Miami for a touchdown ... appeared on special teams and at linebacker ... appeared on a season-high 11 plays at linebacker against Indiana ... made two tackles including a solo sack against Boston College. 2008- Redshirted.

Versatile player who played a multitude of positions for coach Fred Stengel at Bergen Catholic HS ... played quarterback early in his career, but also played tight end, wide receiver and safety ... 3 stars by Rivals ... 2 stars by Scout ... rated the nation's No. 45 tight end by Rivals and the No. 72 quarterback by Scout ... Rival's No. 19 player in New Jersey, No. 23 by SuperPrep and No. 34 by Scout ... earned third-team all-state honors at wide receiver as a senior, as well as first-team all-county recognition by the Bergen Record ... caught 29 passes for 411 yards and four touchdowns ... had 57 tackles, two sacks and four interceptions on defense ... began his junior season as the team's quarterback, but got injured ... moved to wide receiver upon his return and had more than 500 receiving yards and 11 touchdowns ... son of Ann and Ken Schautz.



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