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88 Jonathan Stupar
Jonathan  Stupar


State College, Pa.

High School:
State College Area H.S.

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 254



AT VIRGINIA: 2006- Teams with Tom Santi and John Phillips to give UVa as good a set of tight ends as any team in the country ... appeared in all 12 games and started nine times when the Cavaliers used a two tight end set ... gives Virginia one of the best one-two combinations at tight end in the nation ... finished the season fifth on the team with 15 catches for 112 yards ... had receptions in UVa's first three games and then did not catch a ball until the eighth contest against North Carolina ... had career-high seven catches for 42 yards in 17-7 win vs. Miami ... that game marked the second time during his career he has led the team in catches ... earned second letter. 2005-Teamed with Tom Santi and John Phillips to give UVa a quality set of tight ends excellent receiver with good size ...becoming a factor blocking in the run game ... appeared in 11 games, starting eight ... 24 receptions for 319 yards and a touchdown ... ranked fifth in receptions and receiving yards among ACC tight ends ... 17 of 24 receptions (.708) went for either a first down or touchdown, the best percentage on the team ...caught three passes for 34 yards in his first starting assignment against Western Michigan ...caught three passes for 51 yards vs. Maryland ... named the team's offensive player of the game ...all three receptions against the Terrapins were first downs and started a four-game stretch when 11 of 13 catches were first downs or touchdowns ...led the team in receiving for the first time with five receptions for 66 yards and a touchdown in the upset of Florida State ...scored the first touchdown of his career on a magnificent 21-yard catch while nearly falling out of bounds along the sideline in the end zone ...caught four passes for 67 yards, including a career-long 25-yarder, against Miami ... had three receptions for 39 yards in the win over Minnesota in the Music City Bowl ...lettered for the first time. 2004--Was expected to be a contributor at tight end but things didn't work out as planned ... was hampered by a foot injury throughout the season ...injured his foot during training camp and missed the first five games ...his first action came against Florida State when he pulled in a 13-yard reception ...played the next week at Duke, but that was his last action due to injury. 2003--Was on the travel squad but did not play in a game ... red-shirted.

HIGH SCHOOL: One of the country's top tight end prospects at State College Area HS for head coach Dave Lintall ... SuperPrep All-American ... PrepStar "Dream Team" ... All-American by Tom Lemming ... ranked as the nation's No. 2 tight end by SuperPrep, No. 6 by both Tom Lemming and, and eighth by Max Emfinger of ... No. 86 player in the country by and 92nd by Tom Lemming ... 4-Stars by ... No. 94 overall in country by ... No. 15 player in Midwest region by ... No. 17 player in the Atlantic East region by ... second-best player in Pennsylvania according to SuperPrep and No. 4 by ... played in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio ... named to the Associated Press Big Schools (Class AAAA and AAA) All-State first team as a senior when he set a school record with 45 receptions for 515 yards and four touchdowns ... also made 75 tackles on defense ... led team in receiving as a junior with 30 catches for 360 yards and eight touchdowns, while recording 75 tackles, seven sacks, and 12 tackles for loss ... All-Conference his last two years ... also played basketball ... averaged in double figures and led the team in rebounding as a junior in helping his school advance to the second round of the state playoffs ... member of the national award winning acappela high school music group "Master Singers" ... Honor Roll student.

PERSONAL: Jonathan David Stupar ... born 7-27-84 in State College, Pa. ... son of Cheryl and Steve Stupar ... has two sisters, Dyanna and Katlyn, and two younger brothers, Nathan and Robby ... his father played at Penn State in the late 70s ... nephew of former NFL quarterback Jeff Hostetler ... announced his intentions to attend UVa during a Tom Lemming chat on ... sports medicine major.

Stupar Receiving

Year G Rec. Yds. Avg. LP TD RPG
2004 2 1 13 13.0 13 0 0.5
2005 11 24 319 13.3 25 1 2.2
2006 12 15 112 7.5 20 0 9.3
Career 25 40 444 11.1 25 1 17.8


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