AT VIRGINIA: 2006-Took over as the starting quarterback in the fourth week and started the final nine games of the year ... earned honorable mention freshman All-American honors ... completed 143 of 247 passes for 1,342 yards and five TDs, all UVa freshman passing records ... finished second on the team in rushing with 200 yards and four TDs ... rushed for two scores vs. Miami to tie team's single-game high for TDs in a game ... posted the team's long run of the year when he scrambled 36 yards vs. Maryland ... also recorded team's long pass play of the season vs. Maryland with 51-yard toss to Kevin Ogletree ... top passing effort was 243 yards vs. Maryland, including two TD throws ... finished the Terp game with a passing efficiency of 181.01 ... had 16 rushes vs. Florida State ... first appearance came in late-game duty in season opener vs. Pittsburgh ... completed at least 50 percent of his passes in eight of final 11 games ... threw his first touchdown pass, a 16-yarder to Ogletree, in Georgia Tech game ... did not have a TD pass in final five games ... only threw six interceptions in 247 attempts (one in 42 attempts) ... had off-season wrist surgery in December ... earned first letter. 2005- Was in uniform for all six home games, the Miami game and the Music City Bowl, but did not play in a game ...redshirted ... named the team's scout team player of the week for the Georgia Tech game.
HIGH SCHOOL: Left-handed signal caller for coach Patrick Kane at Hermitage HS ... 3-star player by Rivals.com and Scout.com ... listed as the nation's No. 20 dual threat quarterback by Rivals.com ... No. 35 quarterback nationally according to Scout.com and No. 45 by CollegeFootballNews.com ... rated the No. 12 player in Virginia by SuperPrep, 10th by Rivals.com, 15th by TheSabre.com and 21st by Scout.com ... listed 14th among players in Virginia by the Roanoke Times and 19th on the Charlottesville Daily Progress "Gold List" ... second-team All-State following his senior season ... led the region in passing as a senior with 106 completions in 175 attempts for 2,001 yards and 27 touchdowns ... threw just six interceptions ... also rushed for three touchdowns and intercepted two passes from his safety position ... named first-team All-Met by the Richmond Times-Dispatch ... Colonial District Player of the Year and first-team All-District as a senior after leading his team to the district championship ... completed 65 of 135 passes for 1,032 yards and 16 touchdowns as a junior ... also played basketball.
PERSONAL: Jameel Amir Fisher Sewell ... born 10-19-87 in Richmond, Va. ... son of Veronica Sewell and Harry Sewell ...has an older sister, Ameerah.
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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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