UVa safety is lone Cavalier to earn first-team All-ACC honors
Blanding earns preseason All-America honors from Phil Steele
UVa OT Eric Smith named a freshman All-American by 247Sports
Duo named to outlets All-Sophomore and All-Freshman teams
Virginia hosts the Blue Devils.
Cavaliers Open ACC Play on the Road
Cavaliers upset bid falls short to No. 9 Fighting Irish after Notre Dame takes the lead in closing seconds.
Hoos fall to the Bruins in the Rose Bowl to open 2015 season.
Pittsburgh vs. Virginia (USA Today); photos by Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports
2015 - Phil Steele preseason third-team All-ACC ... Athlon Sports preseason third-team All-ACC. 2013 - 247Sports Freshman All-America first team ... College Football News All-Freshman team honorable mention.
2015 - Started all 12 of UVA's games at right tackle ... did see some time at left tackle ... appeared in 766 total offensive plays and allowed only two sacks on 413 passing opportunities ... took 57 special teams reps for 823 total plays ... helped block for one of the ACC's most dynamic players, Taquan Mizzell, who broke the ACC record for receiving yards by a running back with 721 ... part of an offensive line that saw the UVA rushing game break the 200-yard plateau three times (UNC, GT, VT). 2014 - Started all 12 of UVA's games ... started every game at right tackle ... helped UVA accumulate 500 yards of total offense in back-to-back games (BYU and Kent State) for the first time since 2004 ... saw time on 777 offensive plays ... played all 102 snaps of UVA's record for plays in a game (102) at No. 21 BYU. 2013 - Appeared in nine of UVA's 12 games, including starting the final eight games of the season ... one of 12 true freshmen to appear for UVA ... made collegiate debut against VMI ... made first collegiate start against Ball State at right tackle ... became only the fourth true freshman to start at a tackle position in UVA program history ... joined D'Brickashaw Ferguson (LT - 2002), Brad Butler (RT - 2002) and Morgan Moses (RT - 2010) ... part of an offensive line that helped block for Kevin Parks, who became UVA's first 1,000-yard rusher since 2004 ... took part in 611 offensive plays ... also appeared in 25 special teams plays.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL
Played offensive line at Columbia High School for head coach David Edwards ... also played for former head coach Mario Allen ... Atlanta Journal-Constitution All-DeKalb honoree ... is a three-star player by 247sports and ESPN.com ... team finished 5-5 during his senior season ... starting center on high school basketball team ... named to Class AAAA All-Region 6 team.
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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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