HIGH SCHOOL: Tough, hard-hitting linebacker for coach Chuck Keegan at Columbia HS ... 3-star player according to Scout.com ... rated as the 46th-best linebacker in the country by Scout.com ... No. 68 on Scout.com's East Hot 100 list ... listed as the No. 15 player in New Jersey by Scout.com and No. 30 by SuperPrep ... New Jersey Coaches Association Super 100 ... third-team All-State, second-team All-Conference, first-team All-County and first-team All-Area defensive lineman as a senior when he finished with 79 tackles, eight sacks and 26 quarterback hurries ... team captain ... selected as team's Most Valuable Player and best defensive lineman for the second year in a row ... made 75 tackles, including 23 for loss and 10 sacks as a junior when he earned first-team all-area, All-Conference, and All-County honors ... also played tight end and punter ... played baseball and was named the team's most improved player.
PERSONAL: Denzel Louis Burrell ... born 11-24-87 in Newark, N.J. ... son of Doris and Louis Burrell ... has a younger brother, Eric.
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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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