Blanding, Kiser and Severin highlight honorees with second-team accolades
Defensive duo named to the first team
Albert Reid rushed for 103 yards and a touchdown to lead Virginia.
Virginia is 2-2 all-time against Louisville.
UVA is 6-7 all-time against Miami.
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Concludes his career with 102 catches, which ranks No. 19 all-time in program history ... finishes career No. 15 all-time in the UVA record book with 1,383 career receiving yards ... finished 2015 with 759 receiving yards, which ranks No. 15 all-time in program history for most receiving yards in a season ... his 54 receptions in 2015 ties him with Herman Moore (1990) for No. 11 all-time in the UVA annals for catches in a season ... finished his career with at least one catch in his last 24 games in a Cavalier uniform ... notched 96 catches over the 2014 and 2015 seasons.
2015 - All-ACC second-team ... All-ACC Coaches second-team ... one of UVA's four team captains.
2015 - Appeared in all 12 of UVA's games with six starts ... finished the regular season No. 3 in the ACC with 759 receiving yards ... became the 20th player in program history to reach 100 career receptions ... caught five balls for 58 yards at No. 13 UCLA ... notched his first career 100-yard game with 11 catches for 153 yards against No. 9 Notre Dame and was named ACC Receiver of the Week ... caught three balls for 53 yards and one touchdown against William & Mary ... had four catches against Boise State ... caught three passes for 50 yards and one touchdown at Pitt ... caught four passes for 70 yards and one touchdown against Syracuse ... his 36-yard touchdown in the first overtime forced a second overtime where UVA won in three overtimes ... became the 34th Cavalier to amass at least 1,000 career receiving yards against Syracuse ... caught three passes for 40 yards at North Carolina ... caught four passes for 55 yards and one touchdown against Georgia Tech ... his 30-yard receiving touchdown put UVA up for good over the Yellow Jackets (20-14) in the third quarter ... caught five passes for a team-high 70 yards at Miami ... was named ACC Receiver of the Week after catching eight passes for 116 yards and a career-high three touchdowns at Louisville ... became the first UVA player to score three receiving touchdowns since 1994 when Tyrone Davis did so against Navy ... scored on passes from Matt Johns of 30, 23 and 16 yards ... caught one pass for 14 yards against Duke ... caught three passes for 46 yards and one touchdown in the season finale against Virginia Tech ... his 27-yard touchdown score was an acrobatic catch where he caught the ball over the Hokie defender and falling out of bounds ... he got both feet down in the front corner of the end zone for the score. 2014 - Appeared in all 12 of UVA's games and posted nine starts ... made 42 catches for 578 receiving yards and five receiving touchdowns which were all team highs ... caught at least one pass in all 12 games ... made first collegiate start against No. 7 UCLA in the season opener ... hauled in five receptions for 55 yards against the Bruins ... caught first two career touchdown passes against Richmond ... made four catches for 19 yards against No. 21 Louisville ... caught four balls for 58 yards at No. 21 BYU... made five catches for 60 yards against Kent State ... caught one pass for 30 yards against Pitt ... made two catches at Duke ... caught a 31-yard touchdown against North Carolina ... made five catches for 64 yards at Georgia Tech ... caught four passes for 56 yards and a touchdown at No. 2 Florida State ... caught four passes for 55 yards and one touchdown against Miami ... made four catches for 82 yards in the season finale at Virginia Tech. 2013 - Appeared in nine of UVA's 12 games ... missed the BYU, North Carolina and Miami games with injuries ... finished season with five catches for 43 yards ... made first catch of the season against VMI ... made two catches for 20 yards against Georgia Tech ... snatched two more receptons against Clemson for 17 yards ... appeared on special teams for 78 plays ... one of 19 different Cavaliers to make at least one reception in 2013. 2012 - Appeared in all 12 games for Virginia ... made collegiate debut versus Richmond ... caught first career reception for three yards at Georgia Tech ... finished season with one catch ... appeared on special teams for 85 plays ... one of 17 different Cavaliers to make at least one reception in 2012.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL
Played wide receiver and defensive back for head coach David Dykeman at Worcester Academy ... took part in ESPN's third annual Champion Gridiron Kings event at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Fla. ... four stars from Rivals ... three stars from ESPN and Scout ... ranked No. 23 athlete nationally ... had 35 catches for 550 yards and five touchdowns in 2010 ... as a sophomore had 30 receptions for 450 yards and five touchdowns.
Diakite's Impact Growing for CavaliersMen's Basketball12/15/17Redshirt sophomore Mamadi Diakite has been a positive presence around the basket for No. 16 Virginia, which hosts Davidson on Saturday afternoon at JPJ.Welsh Connection Adds to Bowl StorylinesFootball12/14/17Virginia (6-6) meets Navy (6-6) in the Military Bowl, Dec. 28 in Annapolis, Md. George Welsh is a former head coach of each team.Cooper Thriving Under New StaffSwimming & Diving12/12/17A senior from Atlanta and one of the team's captains, Caitlin Cooper set the UVA women's record in the 50-yard freestyle early this month in Athens, Georgia.
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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.
Jeff White: Welsh Connection Adds to Bowl Storylines
Football | 12/14/2017
Virginia (6-6) meets Navy (6-6) in the Military Bowl, Dec. 28 in Annapolis, Md. George Welsh is a...
Benkert Named a CoSIDA Football Academic All-American
Football | 12/14/2017
UVA quarterback earns second-team honors on the CoSIDA Academic All-America team.
More All-America Honors for Blanding and Kiser
Football | 12/12/2017
Kiser and Blanding combined have been named to 17 All-America teams.
Blanding and Kiser Named to Three All-America Teams
Football | 12/11/2017
Virginia free safety Quin Blanding and inside linebacker Micah Kiser were named to three All-Amer...
Blanding Becomes 4th Hoo Headed to Senior Bowl
Football | 12/11/2017
Virginia senior free safety Quin Blanding (Virginia Beach, Va.) has accepted an invitation to the...
Micah Kiser Wins 2017 Dudley Award
Football | 12/10/2017
Virginia senior inside linebacker Micah Kiser (Baltimore, Md.) was named the winner of the 2017...
Blanding and Kiser Named to Walter Camp All-America Team
Football | 12/07/2017
Safety Quin Blanding and linebacker Micah Kiser were named to the Walter Camp All-America team...
Virginia Recognized with AFCA Academic Achievement Award
Football | 12/07/2017
The Virginia football program is one of seven schools honored today (Dec. 7) by the American...
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