AT VIRGINIA: 2006- Did not appear in any games. 2005--Was in uniform for all six home games and the Music City Bowl, but did not see any game action. 2004--In uniform for all six home games and the MPC Computers Bowl but did not play ...red-shirted.
HIGH SCHOOL: Strong-armed quarterback for coach Steve Grady at Loyola HS ... rated the 78th-best player, and No. 6 quarterback, in California by SuperPrep ... 2-stars by Rivals.com and TheInsiders.com ... PrepStar All-West Region ... didn't get the starting nod at quarterback until midway through his junior year ... led his team to its first CIF Southern Section Division I championship in 2003, its first title in 13 years ... threw three touchdown passes to lead his team to a come-from-behind-win ... also intercepted a pass late in the game to preserve the win ... team finished with an 11-3 record ... named first-team quarterback and Serra League MVP ... second-team All-State as a specialist/multi-purpose player as a senior ... Southern Section Division I 2003 Offensive Player of the Year ... second-team All-CIF Southern Section quarterback ... led the area in passing in 2003 ... completed 144 of 257 passes for 22 touchdowns ... also gained 400 yards rushing with four scores ... set four school records: passing yards (2,150), completions (144), attempts (257), and touchdowns (22) ... school retired his jersey ... received additional coaching from former NFL quarterbacks Ken O'Brien (N.Y. Jets) and Erik Kramer (Chicago Bears) ... began his junior year at safety before moving to quarterback ... completed 69 of 150 passes for 896 yards and nine scores after the move ... Academic Scholar Athlete ... graduated with a perfect 4.00 grade-point average ... also played basketball, baseball and lacrosse ... captained each squad throughout his prep career.
PERSONAL: Scott Martin Deke ... born 11-23-85 in Little Rock, Ark. ... son of Tanya and Daryl Deke ... has two younger brothers, Jeffrey and Jack ... father was a four-year letterwinner in golf at VMI ... also played football as a senior in 1981, the last time VMI beat Virginia Tech ... self-taught sign language in order to teach deaf children ... economics major.
'Hoos Find Winning Formula on RoadMen's Basketball1/14/17Led by senior London Perrantes and junior Marial Shayok, No. 19 Virginia defeated ACC rival Clemson 77-73 at Littlejohn Coliseum on Saturday.Salt Carving Out Niche at UVAMen's Basketball1/13/17Jack Salt, a redshirt sophomore from New Zealand, starts at center for No. 19 Virginia, which plays Saturday at ACC rival Clemson.Fong Helping Lead Cavaliers' ResurgenceSwimming & Diving1/10/17The UVA men's swimming & diving team, which hosts Virginia Tech this weekend at the Aquatic & Fitness Center, is ranked No. 15 nationally.
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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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