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28 Brenton Nelson
Brenton  Nelson

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Miami, Fla.

High School:
DeMatha Catholic (Md.)

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 180

Position:
FS


AT VIRGINIA
2017
- Has started all two of UVA's games ... made collegiate debut against William & Mary ... recorded his first collegiate tackles against Indiana, finishing with six. 2016 - Did not appear in any games. 

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL

Played safety at DeMatha Catholic for head coach Elijah Brooks in 2015 … previously played cornerback at Winter Springs High School in Florida for head coach Rodney Brewington … earned All-Met honors in 2016 as DeMatha was WCAC and regional champions … led Florida in interceptions in 2013 while at Winter Springs with 10 … was a two-time all-conference selection … also earned all-state and All-American honors while at Winter Springs … also participated in track and field at both DeMatha and Winter Springs … broke the long jump (22.5) and triple jump (45.3) record at Winter Springs … also broke the long jump (23.05) and triple jump (47.5) at DeMatha … while at DeMatha was an All-American in track .. earned all-county, all-conference, all-region and all-state honors in track at Winter Springs … volunteer work includes Martha’s Table, a non-profit in Washington, D.C., that gives food to elementary schoolers and homeless … son of Tashunda Edwards … has four older brothers, Markell, Darwin, Antonio and Tavarous.

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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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