2016 - Started 11 of UVA's 12 games ... made all 11 starts at left tackle ... helped block for Taquan Mizzell, the first player in ACC history with 1,500 career rushing and 1,500 career receiving yards ... helped block for an offense that saw Kurt Benkert break UVA’s passing record for a game and become the quickest UVA QB to throw for 2,000 yards in a season. 2015 - Appeared in all 12 of UVA's games with seven starts ... made first collegiate start against Syracuse at left tackle after Michael Mooney was lost for the year in the Pitt game ... took 492 snaps at left tackle ... saw time on 80 special teams plays too ... 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 - Appeared in 11 of UVA's 12 games ... made collegiate debut against Richmond ... saw time in 11 games on special teams ... saw time on the offensive line in five games (Richmond, Kent State, Pitt, Florida State, Virginia Tech) ... due to injuries on the offensive line saw his most significant time on offensive at Florida State when he took part in 60 plays at left tackle ... played 22 offensive plays at Virginia Tech ... saw time in 170 total plays during the season, including 59 special teams plays ... made the move in the spring from defensive end to tight end and then during camp made the move to offensive tackle. 2013 - Did not appear in any games ... redshirted season.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL
Played tight end and defensive line at St. Christopher's School for head coach Michael Turner ... Richmond Times-Dispatch All-Metro second team in 2012 ... was a three-year letterwinner in football, earning all-state, all-prep and All-Metro honors twice ... as a tight end, made 11 catches for 204 yards and one touchdown in 2012 ... made 56 tackles and 17.0 tackles for loss ... also collected five sacks for a loss of 43 yards ... made 50 tackles, including 20 tackles for loss and seven sacks in 2011 ... also played baseball and basketball ... all-prep and all-state pitcher and outfielder on the baseball team ... is a three-star player by ESPN.com and Rivals.com ... ranked the No. 18 prospect in Virginia by the Roanoke Times ... son of Ben and Loretta English ... has an older brother, Patrick ... has an older sister, Kate ... major is undeclared and is currently studying in UVA's College of Arts and Sciences.
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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.
Coach's Corner Moves to Birdwood Grill in 2017
Football | 8/17/2017
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Jeff White: Nelson Making Name for Himself in Secondary
Football | 8/16/2017
Redshirt freshman Brenton Nelson, who was put on scholarship this month, is competing for a...
Virginia Athletics Announces Countdown to Kickoff Promotion
Football | 8/4/2017
With kickoff to the 2017 Virginia Football season just over 4 weeks away, Virginia Athletics will...
Saturday Athletics Events Cancelled
Football | 8/12/2017
Due to the ongoing public safety concerns in downtown Charlottesville and as a result of both the...
Jeff White: Training Camp Notebook
Football | 8/11/2017
Training camp continues for UVA, whose second season under Bronco Mendenhall starts Sept. 2...
Jeff White: Spaziani Sees His Efforts Rewarded
Football | 8/8/2017
One of the Cavaliers' long-snappers, redshirt junior Joe Spaziani was awarded a scholarship on...
Jeff White: New-Look Defensive Line Taking Shape
Football | 08/01/2017
Eli Hanback and Juwan Moye are working at new positions on Virginia's defensive line: Hanback at ...
Virginia Hosts Two Free Preseason Events Saturday
Football | 08/08/2017
Men’s soccer hosts Wright State at 1 p.m. followed by Football Meet the Team and Movie...
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