HIGH SCHOOL: Bruising fullback for coach Rich Hansen at St. Peter's Prep ... listed as the 3rd-best fullback in the nation by CollegeFootballNews.com and 7th-best by Rivals.com ... rated 131st among all players by CollegeFootballNews.com ... 3-star player by Rivals.com and Scout.com ... Scout.com's No. 46 running back in the country ... 67th on Scout.com's East Hot 100 list ... ranked as the 8th-best player in New Jersey by Scout.com, 10th by SuperPrep and 14th by Rivals.com ... his school won five consecutive conference championships ... Newark Star-Ledger Player of the Year as a senior ... led Hudson County in scoring with 150 points on 25 touchdowns ... shared the ballcarrying duties (with fellow UVa teammate Mike Brown among others) and still ran for 938 yards on 91 carries ... didn't fumble ... also caught 11 passes for 113 yards ... Jersey Journal All-County linebacker when he had four sacks ... had 75 tackles and an interception as a junior en route to team's offensive MVP and Player of the Year honors ... also participated in shot put for the track team.
PERSONAL: Rashawn Lamont Jackson ... born 1-15-87 in Jersey City, N.J. ... son of Adrienne Smith ... has a younger sister, Sybil Smith.
Johnson Eager to Make Mark as CavalierMen's Basketball8/23/17The addition of graduate student Nigel Johnson, who averaged 11.3 points for Rutgers last season, strengthens UVA's backcourt.New Coaches Welcomed Into Cavaliers' FoldWomen's Rowing8/18/17Virginia's rowing team heads into 2017-18 with two new coaches: associate head coach Emily Ford and assistant Erin Neppel.Nelson Making Name for Himself in SecondaryFootball8/16/17Redshirt freshman Brenton Nelson, who was put on scholarship this month, is competing for a starting job in Virginia's nickel defense.
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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
The live radio program airs each Tuesday night across the Virginia Sports Network.
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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