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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
Cavaliers Open ACC Play on the Road
2014 - Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
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 cornerbacks, Maurice Canady and Tim Harris ... major is undeclared and is currently studying in UVa's College of Arts and Sciences.
Transfers Eager to Help Lift ProgramFootball5/26/16UVA's football team added three transfers this spring: quarterback Kurt Benkert, offensive guard Jared Cohen and defensive end Jack Powers.Cavaliers' Reign Atop NCAA ContinuesMen's Tennis5/25/16With a 4-1 win over Oklahoma on Tuesday night, top-seeded Virginia captured its second straight NCAA men's title and third in four seasons.Mihaljevic's Star Continues to RiseTrack & Field, Cross Country5/24/16In junior Filip Mihaljevic, Virginia's track & field team has one of the nation's elite shot putters and discus throwers.
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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: Transfers Eager to Help Lift Program
Football | 5/26/2016
Virginia added three FBS transfers this spring: quarterback Kurt Benkert, offensive guard Jared...
Virginia to Host Richmond at 3:30 p.m. on Sept. 3
Football | 5/19/2016
As part of the announcement of early-season football television selections, the Atlantic Coast...
Blanding and Kiser Named to Lott IMPACT Trophy Watch List
Football | 5/18/2016
Virginia free safety Quin Blanding and inside linebacker Micah Kiser have been named to the 2016 ...
Jack Powers Transfers to UVA from Arizona State
Football | 5/17/2016
Virginia head coach Bronco Mendenhall announced today (May 17), former Arizona State offensive...
Matteo Named to the Rimington Trophy Watch List
Football | 5/17/2016
Virginia football student-athlete Jackson Matteo has been named to the Rimington Trophy Watch List
East Carolina Quarterback Benkert Transfers to UVA
Football | 5/16/2016
Virginia head coach Bronco Mendenhall announced today (May 16), former East Carolina quarterback ...
Canady Selected by the Ravens in the 2016 NFL Draft
Football | 04/30/2016
Virginia senior cornerback Maurice Canady (Richmond, Va.) was selected by the Baltimore Ravens...
Jeff White: Spring Football Notebook
Football | 04/27/2016
With practice over until training camp begins in August, Virginia's coaching staff has shifted...
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