2013 captain honored for leadership in classroom and on the playing field
UVa now has 204 honorees since inception of award in 1954
Conference has record 2,909 student-athletes recognized
Conference has record 2,916 student-athletes recognized
Conference has record 2,916 student-athletes recognized
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2013 - Captain ... started all 12 games ... finished career with 24 consecutive starts and 36 starts in the last 37 games of his career ... had four total tackles against BYU in season-opening win ... recorded five tackles against Oregon ... made two stops against VMI ... had three tackles and recovered a fumble at Pitt ... made three tackles against Ball State ... notched three tackles and recorded a career-high three pass breakups against Maryland ... recorded a career-high eight tackles against Duke... matched his career high of eight tackles against Georgia Tech ... forced his third career fumble against the Yellow Jackets ... added four tackles against Clemson ... registered eight tackles, including one sack at North Carolina ... made one tackle and broke up one pass against Miami ... had four tackles against Virginia Tech including 0.5 sacks for a loss of five yards. 2012 - Started all 12 games ... led all UVa defensive linemen with 44 tackles ... second on the team with 2.5 sacks ... made six stops against Penn State ... tied a career high with seven tackles at Georgia Tech ... collected his second career sack against the Yellow Jackets ... had four tackles, 1.0 sacks and caused one fumble at NC State ... along with Eli Harold, sacked Virginia Tech QB Logan Thomas and forced the fumble recovered for a 16 yard TD return by Brent Urban ... had four tackles against the Hokies. 2011 - Started 12 of 13 games ... first career sack at Miami for a loss of six yards ... also broke up a pass and recovered a fumble at UM along with five tackles (1 TFL) ... had a season-best seven tackles against Georgia Tech ... had three tackles at Florida State. 2010 - Appeared in all 12 games ... earned his first letter ... made his collegiate debut against Richmond ... made first collegiate start against Eastern Michigan ... registered first collegiate tackle against Richmond ... made 14 tackles on the season ... had 2.5 tackles for a loss ... made a career-high three stops against North Carolina ... made two tackles against VMI, Eastern Michigan and at Virginia Tech. 2009 - Did not appear in any games in 2009 ... selected by the UVa coaches as the scout team player of the game against Indiana ... redshirted.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL
Strong, athletic two-way player for coach Greg Kendall at Deep Run HS ... starter at defensive end and tight end ... 3 stars by Rivals and Scout ... No. 20 weakside defensive end nationally according to Rivals ... rated the nation's No. 42 defensive end by ESPN and No. 77 by Scout ... the No. 9 player in Virginia by TheSabre.com, No. 12 by the Roanoke Times, 13th by SuperPrep and No. 15 by Rivals ... first-team all-state and all-region as a senior ... first-team Richmond Times Dispatch All-Met ... 95 tackles, with 24 sacks and 16 tackles for loss ... also caught 14 passes for 231 yards and three touchdowns as a tight end ... first-team all-district his junior year ... finished with 58 tackles, including eight sacks, and intercepted four passes ... caught 14 passes for 260 yards and five touchdowns ... has also received all-district honors as a catcher on the baseball team ... region and district academic selection ... brother Matt spent four seasons as a wide receiver on the UVa football team, playing his final season in 2011.
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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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