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Chris Peace
Chris  Peace

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Newport News, Va.

High School:
Denbigh HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 245

Position:
OLB

Experience:
2L


03/25/2017

Outside Linebacker Chris Peace

Outside linebacker Chris Peace talks about growing from a Young Buck into a veteran player.

09/24/2016

Virginia 49, Central Michigan 35

The Cavaliers defeat Central Michigan, on September 24, 2016.

09/03/2016

USATSI Gallery - Virginia vs Richmond

USATSI Gallery - Virginia vs Richmond

09/05/2015

Virginia at UCLA

Hoos fall to the Bruins in the Rose Bowl to open 2015 season.

AT VIRGINIA
2016
- Started all 12 of UVA's games ... one of seven Cavaliers to start all 12 games ... fifth on the team with 53 tackles ... third on the team with 6.5 tackles for loss ... tied for No. 3 on the team with 2.0 sacks ... made five tackles and recorded his first career sack against Richmond in the season opener ... made four tackles and broke up one pass at then-No. 24 Oregon ... made seven tackles and 0.5 TFL at UConn ... made three tackles against Central Michigan ... made seven stops against Pitt ... made three stops against then-No. 22 North Carolina ... made five tackles against then-No. 5 Louisville with 1.0 sack ... made seven tackles at Wake Forest ... made seven tackles and 1.0 tackles for loss against Miami ... made two tackles at Georgia Tech ... had 1.0 tackles for loss against the Yellow Jackets ... made three tackles at Virginia Tech, two of which were for a loss. 2015 - Appeared in all 12 games with one start ... made 12 tackles on the season with 1.0 tackle for a loss ... made collegiate debut at No. 13 UCLA ... started first collegiate game against No. 9 Notre Dame ... made first collegiate tackle against the Bruins at the Rose Bowl ... made three stops against Boise State ... made a tackle at Miami ... recorded two stops, including one for a loss at Louisville ... made two tackles against Duke. 2014 - Redshirted season.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL
Played linebacker, defensive end and tight end at Denbigh High School for head coach Marcellus Harris ... moved to defensive line in 2013 after transferring to Denbigh from Warwick High School where he was a wide receiver and safety ... a three-star recruit according to ESPN.com ... helped Denbigh go 8-4 and make its first ever playoff appearance in school history, advancing to the second round ... as a senior accumulated 20 sacks in first season on the defensive line ... registered four sacks and returned a fumble 55 yards for a touchdown in his first game at Denbigh ... spent first two years of high school at Indian River High School ... major is undeclared and is currently studying in UVa's College of Arts and Sciences.

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