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James  Valeiras


Great Falls, Va.

High School:
Gonzaga HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 190



Hagans Looking to Turn Potential Into Production

By Jeff White (

2012 - Appeared in one of UVa's 12 games ... made collegiate debut at NC State ... appeared at WR during final series at NC State ... named UVa's scout team player of the week for the Richmond and Virginia Tech games. 2011 - Did not appear in any games. 2010 - Redshirted ... dressed for the Richmond, VMI, Florida State, North Carolina, Eastern Michigan, Miami and Maryland games.

Lettered one season at Gonzaga for head coach Joe Reyda ... played wide receiver, safety and returned punts and kicks ... had 18 receptions for 500 yards during senior season ... amassed 11 touchdowns, scoring seven on pass catches, and one apiece via kick return, punt return, interception and fumble recover ... second-team All-Washington D.C. ... second-team All-Washington Catholic Athletic Conference ... Washington Post honorable mention All-Met ... National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fam 2010 Scholar Athlete Award ... member of the National Honor Society ... National AP Scholar ... son of Carlos and Pam Valeiras ...has three brothers, Michael, Mark and John ... cousins Andrew and William Price played volleyball at Penn State ... majoring in systems & information engineering.


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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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