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29 Joey Blount
Joey  Blount

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Fayetteville, Ga.

High School:
Landmark Christian

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 180

Position:
FS


09/02/2017

Virginia vs. William & Mary (USATSI)

The Cavaliers begin the 2017 season by playing host to the Tribe.

AT VIRGINIA
2017
- Has appeared in all two of UVA's games ... has seen all his time on special teams ... made collegiate debut against William & Mary on punt coverage ... recorded first career tackle against Indiana.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL
Played safety and quarterback at Landmark Christian School for head coach Wayne Brantley … GHSA first-team all-region on defense and first-team all-state Single A on defense … Fulton County first-team all-county (all classifications) on defense … Georgia Sports Writers Association second-team all-state Class A on defense … first-team All-Metro … was 77-of-138 passing for 972 yards and seven touchdowns in 2016 … rushed 75 times for 438 yards and nine touchdowns as a senior … made 70 tackles with five tackles for a loss and five interceptions … scored two defensive touchdowns in 2016 … in 2015, made 30 receptions for 509 yards and seven touchdowns … returned 11 kick returns for 167 yards and one score … also carried nine times as a junior for 55 yards … snatched four interceptions in 2015 and returned one for a touchdown … captain on the football and soccer teams … also plays basketball and soccer at Landmark Christian … High Honors student and a member of the National Honor Society and the Beta Club … dad, Tony, was a safety for Virginia from 1976-79 and owns the 11th-longest interception return (63) in program history … rated a three-star recruit by 247Sports.com … rated a two-star recruit by ESPN.com and Rivals.com.

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