WORTH NOTING: Vying for playing time time at safety in 1999.
AT VIRGINIA: 1998-Played in all 11 regular season games and in the Peach Bowl, primarily on special teams ... one of the top performers on the kickoff coverage team ... saw very little action from scrimmage ... finished the season with 10 tackles, seven solo and three assists ... caused a fumble against Maryland on a kickoff that Virginia recovered deep in Maryland territory ... the Cavaliers scored a touchdown two plays later ... earned his first letter. 1997-Played as a reserve defensive back and on special teams in three games (Maryland, Georgia Tech and North Carolina State) ... did not make a tackle ... in uniform but did not play against Auburn, Clemson, Duke and Virginia Tech. 1996-Red-shirted ... did not appear in a game ... was in uniform against Central Michigan, Maryland, Clemson and Miami in the Carquest Bowl.
HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year starter in football at C. Milton Wright High School ... played safety, quarterback and wide receiver for head coach Steve Harwood ... earned All-State, All-Metro (twice) and All-Harford County (three times) honors ... had a school-record 11 interceptions as a junior in 1994 ... football team captain as a senior in 1995 ... caught 30 passes for 515 yards and six touchdowns as a senior, and had 32 receptions for 503 yards and four touchdowns as a sophomore ... played quarterback as a junior and carried the ball 76 times for 460 yards, and completed 39 of 80 passes for 434 yards and four touchdowns with seven interceptions ... played four years in the defensive secondary and had 20 career interceptions ... also lettered in basketball and track in high school ... started three years in basketball ... basketball team captain as a senior ... earned All-Harford County honors in track.
PERSONAL: Duane Ronté Fisher ... born 11-20-77 in Bel Air, Md. ... son of William and Sandra Fisher ... has a sister, Angela (18), and a brother, Anthony (13) ... state vice president of Future Business Leaders of America as a high school senior and regional vice president of that organization as a junior ... coached a recreational youth basketball team ... sociology major.
Tot For Fum Fum Pass Blk
Year Games Plays Solo Assists Tackles Loss QBS Rec Cau Brk Int Kick
1997 3 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1998 11 105 7 3 10 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Career 14 121 7 3 10 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
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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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