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99 Sean Gottschalk
Sean  Gottschalk

RS Junior

Richmond, Va.

High School:
Deep Run

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 262


HIGH SCHOOL: Good sized, rugged player who excelled on both sides of the ball for coach Lenny Pritchard, who lettered at UVa in 1988, at Deep Run HS ... 4 stars by ... 3 stars by ... SuperProspect by ... Rivals 250 ... rated the No. 21 tight end in the country by ... ranked as the No. 15 defensive end in the country by and No. 36 by ... No. 16 strongside defensive end nationally by ... named to PrepStar's all-Atlantic region team ... listed as the ninth-best player in Virginia by and on the Charlottesville Daily Progress "Gold List," 14th by the Roanoke Times, and 15th by and SuperPrep ... his high school was in only its third year of fielding a varsity football program ... three-time letterwinner ... captained the squad as a senior ... second-team Richmond Times-Dispatch all-Met and all-Central Region selection as a senior ... earned all-district honors as a junior and senior ... had 56 tackles and six sacks during his junior season ... he added 10 catches for 96 yards on offense that season ... named a scholar-athlete award winner in football and basketball for four seasons ... basketball letterman as a center ... picked as a Boys State representative ... honor roll all four years ... well-rounded student-athlete who has won awards for essay and speech competitions.

PERSONAL: Sean Patrick Gottschalk ... born 8-22-87 in Richmond, Va. ... son of Michele and Patrick Gottschalk ... has a younger brother, Kevin ... served an internship for current Virginia governor Tim Kaine in 2003 ... father played football at Navy (1971-73) ... grandfather played football at Michigan ... also a top performer as a bassist.


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