Conference has record 4,143 student-athletes recognized
Matt Johns was 22 of 45 for a career-high 325 yards with a 5-yard touchdown pass to Khalek Shepherd.
Matt Johns threw two touchdown passes for Virginia
Sidelined by offseason surgery, wide receiver Doni Dowling is looking forward to a different role during UVA's Spring Ball.
Images from the Cavaliers playing host to the Yellow Jackets in ACC action
Virginia vs. Indiana (USATSI Gallery)
The Cavaliers begin the 2017 season by playing host to the Tribe.
USATSI Gallery - Virginia @ Georgia Tech
The Cavaliers fall to Louisville, on October 29, 2016.
Finished career No. 16 all-time at UVA with 1,413 career receiving yards and No. 12 all-time at UVA with 118 career receptions.
2014 - Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2017 - Appeared in all 13 of UVA's games with two starts ... teamed up with Olamide Zaccheaus and Andre Levrone to become the first UVA receiving trio to each record at least 600 receiving yards in the same season ... caught six passes for 76 yards in a season-opening win against William & Mary, including his second career hurdle of a defender ... caught five passes for 24 yards against Indiana ... caught six passes for a career-high 136 yards against UConn ... against the Huskies he became the 38th player in school history to reach 1,000-career receiving yards ... teamed up with Olamide Zaccheaus (122) and Andre Levrone (127) as the only trio in UVA history to each have at least 100 yards receiving in the same game ... also had one touchdown against UConn ... caught two passes for 39 yards and one touchdown in road win at Boise State ... scored on a 27-yard strike in the second quarter ... caught five passes for 52 yards and two scores against Duke ... caught five passes for 62 yards in a road win at North Carolina ... caught one pass against Boston College ... caught two passes for 46 yards at Pitt, becoming the 22nd player in program history with at least 100 career receptions ... caught four passes for 67 yards and one touchdown against Georgia Tech ... his 28-yard touchdown catch in the end zone in the third quarter helped tie the game with Georgia Tech, 28-28, elminating a 15-point deficit ... caught three passes for 38 yards at Louisville ... led UVA with seven catches for 70 yards at No. 2 Miami ... made two catches for 18 yards against Virginia Tech ... made two catches for 15 yards against Navy in the Military Bowl. 2016 - Appeared in all 12 of UVA's games with 10 starts ... did not start against North Carolina or at Virginia Tech, but appeared at wide receiver ... led UVA with 626 receiving yards ... finished the year No. 3 on the team with 50 receptions ... finished the season No. 2 on the team with four receiving touchdowns ... caught four passes for 53 yards and his first collegiate touchdown against Richmond in the season opener ... recorded four receptions for 54 yards at then-No. 24 Oregon ... caught three passes for 51 yards at UConn, including a crucial 32-yard gain on the first play of UVA's final drive ... the catch brought the Cavaliers into UConn territory with 1:33 and counting left in the game ... caught five passes for 98 yards against Central Michigan ... caught two passes for 21 yards in ACC opener at Duke ... caught three passes for 32 yards against Pitt with a long of 22 yards ... did not make any catches against then-No. 22 North Carolina, but was targeted four times ... led UVA with five catches for 70 yards and two touchdowns against then-No. 5 Louisville ... had a long reception of 42 yards where he had a "highlight reel" hurdle of Louisville defensive back Zykiesis Cannon ... led UVA with eight catches for 76 yards and a one-handed touchdown catch at Wake Forest ... caught four passes for 77 yards against Miami ... set a career high with nine catches at Georgia Tech ... also had a team-high 68 receiving yards against the Yellow Jackets ... caught three passes for 26 yards at Virginia Tech. 2015 - Appeared in eight of UVA's 12 games with one start ... made his season debut in game No. 5 at Pitt after missing the first four games due to a torn ACL sustained in January ... caught one pass in eight-point win over Duke ... also saw time on special teams ... made eight tackles on special teams ... named co-special teams player of the week by the UVA coaches for the Louisville game. 2014 - Appeared in all 12 games with one start ... made first collegiate start against Miami ... one of four true freshmen to appear for the Cavaliers ... one of two UVA true freshmen (Quin Blanding) to make collegiate debut vs. No. 7 UCLA ... finished his rookie campaign with 17 catches for 141 yards ... set a UVa true freshmen debut record against the Bruins with five receptions ... caught two passes against Richmond ... made two receptions against No. 21 Louisville ... caught four passes for 36 yards at No. 21 BYU ... snatched one reception against Pitt ... caught one pass for 12 yards at Duke ... caught one pass for 15 yards against North Carolina ... caught one pass for 13 yards at No. 2 Florida State.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL
Played wide receiver and cornerback at Varina High School for head coach Stu Brown ... rated a three-star recruit according to ESPN.com and 247Sports.com ... a two-star recruit according to Rivals.com and Scout.com ... helped lead the Blue Devils to an 8-3 record and a second-round appearance in the VHSL Division VII playoffs ... caught 49 balls for 600 yards and nine touchdowns ... intercepted six passes as a cornerback ... five of his touchdowns were of 82 yards or more ... scored touchdowns five different ways: rushing, receiving, interception return, punt return and after a blocked punt ... Capital District Offensive Player of the Year ... earned all-district first team honors at wide receiver, defensive back and utility and punter ... all-district honors at wide receiver and defensive back were unanimous selections ... also played basketball, soccer and track & field ... participated in the long jump, 4x100m relay, 4x100m relay and 200 meters ... has an affinity for art ... regularly attends art museums ... played high school football with current UVA cornerback, Tim Harris and current Baltimore Ravens cornerback, Maurice Canady.
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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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