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John Kirven
John  Kirven

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Raleigh, N.C.

High School:
Woodberry Forest (Va.)

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 265

Position:
DL

Experience:
1L


AT VIRGINIA
2017
- Appeared in 10 of UVA's 13 games ... missed the Military Bowl with an illness ... one of 17 UVA true freshmen to play ...made collegiate debut against UConn on special teams ... made first career tackle at Boise State.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL
Played defensive end and tight end at Woodberry Forest for head coach Clint Alexander … didn’t start playing football until sophomore season at Woodberry … caught three passes for 30 yards in 2016 … recorded 31 tackles and seven tackles for a loss on defense in 2016 … collected seven sacks … made 17 quarterback hurries … scored one rushing touchdown in 2016 on a 10-yard carry, his only rush of his high school career … caught nine passes for 74 yards and one score in 2015 as a junior … brother, Caid, is a former UVA men’s basketball student-athlete from 2012-16 … rated a three-star recruit by ESPN.com, Rivals.com and 247Sports.com … rated a two-star recruit by Scout.com.

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