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74 John Montelus
John  Montelus

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Everett, Mass.

High School:
Everett HS

Last College:
Notre Dame

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 325

Position:
OG

Name Pronunciation:
MONT-uh-luss


AT VIRGINIA
2017
- Has appeared in all 13 of UVA’s games with 10 starts ... made all 10 starts at left guard ... made 15 knockdown blocks on the season, including a season-high three at North Carolina ... helped block for Kurt Benkert, who became the first Cavalier in program history to throw for over 3,000 yards in a single season.

PREVIOUS SCHOOL
Spent the 2013-16 seasons at Notre Dame … redshirted the 2013 season … appeared in six career games for the Irish on offense and defense … moved to the defensive line during preparation for the BattleFrog Fiesta Bowl against Ohio State at the conclusion of the 2015 season … played in two games, against Nevada and Army, in 2016 on defense … saw time on the offensive line in 2015 against Texas, UMass and Pitt.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL
Three-year offensive line starter at Everett High School in Everett, Mass., for head coach John DiBiaso ... named to 2012 Boston Globe All-Scholastic team ... first-team offensive lineman on Massachusetts High School Football Coaches Association All-State Super 26 team for 2012 ... first lineman ever to be a finalist for ESPN Boston Mr. Football Award ... ranked 82nd player nationally on MaxPreps/Tom Lemming Top100 list ... rated 74th on Rivals 250 list ... ranked first on Rivals.com list of offensive guards ... ranked 51st overall and second among offensive guards on Scout 300 by Scout.com ... helped Everett to three straight Massachusetts Division IA Super Bowl crowns his final three seasons, including a 20-19 win over unbeaten Barnstable in 2012 at Gillette Stadium ... helped Everett defeat top-seeded Masconomet Regional 42-14 in 2012 IA East semifinals ... played in U.S. Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio  ... born in Haiti, moved to Canada at age two, then to Massachusetts when he was nine ... son of Eldridge Fabre ... working on a master’s in educational psychology.

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