AT VIRGINIA: 2006--Appeared in all 12 games and started 10 times ... moved to nose tackle in the spring and won the starting nod there ... registered season highs with 23 tackles after totaling just 10 his first two seasons as a reserve ... opened the season with four tackles vs. Pittsburgh and followed that up with season high six stops vs. Wyoming ... picked up his first sack of the season in 37-0 shutout at Duke ... credited with three quarterback pressures. 2005--Appeared in the final 10 games of the season, including UVa's win against Minnesota in the Music City Bowl ... did not play in first two games vs. Western Michigan and Syracuse ... racked up a total of eight tackles during the season ... had a strong showing in the bowl game with five tackles, a career high ... recovered a fumble against Temple. 2004--Youngster who made six appearances as a reserve defensive end ...two tackles, including a sack ...made his debut vs. Akron in the third week and had a sack for the first tackle of his career ... had a tackle against Duke. 2003--In uniform for all six home games but did not see any playing time and was red-shirted.
HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year starter on both sides of the ball ... played defensive end, guard and tight end at New Castle High School for head coach Gary Schooley ... SuperPrep preseason All-American ... rated the No. 27 strongside defensive end in the nation by Rivals.com ... No. 38 defensive lineman by SuperPrep ... 46th-best defensive end by Max Emfinger of TheInsiders.com ... No. 56 player in Midwest region by Rivals.com ... All-East region by Tom Lemming ... All-East region by PrepStar ... No. 57 player in the Atlantic East region by Rivals.com ... rated the 14th-best player in Pennsylvania by Rivals.com and 16th by SuperPrep ... 3-star rating by Rivals.com ... first-team All-WPIAL his last three years ... named to the Fabulous 22 All-Star team (top 22 players in the WPIAL) as a senior ... Pittsburgh Tribune-Review "Terrific 25" ... Associated Press Big Schools (Class AAAA and AAA) All-State first team ... first-team All-Parkway Conference (on both offense and defense) as a senior ... had 52 tackles, including three sacks, three forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries during his senior year ... also caught 12 passes for 179 yards and averaged 38 yards as the team's punter ... combined to make 54 solo tackles, 85 assists, 11 sacks, 39 hurries, four fumbles caused and five fumble recoveries during his sophomore and junior seasons ... first noticed by his high school coaches in the seventh grade when he started on offense and defense on his middle school team ... played power forward on the basketball team ... played against NBA star Lebron James in a regular-season game during his senior year ... standout performer in field events for his school's track and field team ... National Honor Society student.
PERSONAL: Allen Christopher Billyk ... born 4-24-85 in New Castle, Pa. ... son of Christine and Larry Billyk... has an older brother, Jacob, and an older sister, Lara ... economics major.
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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
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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
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Jeff White: Training Camp Notebook
Football | 8/11/2017
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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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