Conference has record 4,143 student-athletes recognized
Canaan Severin made a spectacular touchdown catch and Virginia dominated after halftime
Matt Johns was 22 of 45 for a career-high 325 yards with a 5-yard touchdown pass to Khalek Shepherd.
Conference has record 3,967 student-athletes recognized
Kevin Parks and freshman backup Daniel Hamm each ran for more than 100 yards and two touchdowns as Virginia defeated VMI 49-0 on Saturday.
NCAA Football: Virginia at Duke (USATSI)
Pittsburgh vs. Virginia (USA Today); photos by Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports
Virginia vs. No. 9 Clemson - UTSI
Football vs. Georgia Tech (by Matt Riley)
Virginia vs. Maryland (by TJ Root)
Finished UVa career ranked No. 3 all-time in program history with 1,468 career kick return yards.
2014 - Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll. 2012 - VaSID All-State first-team (special teams).
2014 - Appeared in all 12 of UVa's games ... was No. 2 on the team with 348 rushing yards ... also rushed for two touchdowns ... caught13 passes for 75 yards and three touchdowns ... carried the ball seven times for 17 yards against No. 7 UCLA ... rushed the ball seven times for 35 yards against Richmond ... rushed for 73 yards on 14 carries and scored a touchdown at No. 21 BYU ... scored one receiving touchdown against Kent State ...had a touchdown catch and 19 rushing yards on four carries against Pitt ... tallied his fourth career receiving touchdown at Duke ... come on for the injured Kevin Parks against Miami and posted career highs with 22 rushes and 95 rushing yards ... rushed for one touchdown against the Hurricanes. 2013 - Appeared in 11 of UVa's 12 games ... missed the VMI game with a lower extremity injury sustained against then-No. 2 Oregon ... made three starts as a slot receiver ... made first collegiate start against BYU ... was second on the team with 304 rushing yards ... rushed four times for 46 yards and a touchdown against Oregon ... scored against the Ducks on a 45-yard sprint ... rushed eight times for 71 yards against Ball State ... tallied 81 rushing yards on 10 carries at Maryland ... also grabbed 23 receptions for 125 yards ... made four catches for 14 yards against Ball State ... had three catches for 25 yards against Duke ... had a career-high seven catches for 40 yards against Georgia Tech. 2012 - Appeared in all 12 games ... set UVa single season records with 929 kick return yards and 42 return attempts ... sits No. 3 all-time at UVa with 1,371 career return yards ... had a career day against Richmond ... finished with 10 rushed for 52 yards and a touchdown ... returned two kicks against the Spiders for 90 yards ... returned a career-long 72-yard kick at Georgia Tech ... returned two kicks for 97 yards against Georgia Tech ... caught a 73-yard TD pass against La Tech and finished game with 202 all-purpose yards ... returned seven kicks for 124 yards against Louisiana Tech ... returned five kicks for 123 yards against Miami ... set a career mark with 160 return yards on seven attempts against North Carolina ... rushed four times for 37 yards at NC State. 2011 - Appeared in all 13 games ... rushed five times for 16 yards ... returned 16 kickoffs for 420 yards ... averaged 26.2 yards per return ... had two returns of 48 yards ... one 48-yard return at Maryland set up scoring play on first offensive play at Maryland ... has one catch for 10 yards. 2010 - Redshirted ... dressed for the Richmond, VMI, Florida State, North Carolina, Eastern Michigan, Miami and Maryland games.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL
Named to Washington Post All-Met second-team ... 2009 second-team CoachesAid.com All-Maryland team ... ranked No. 12 player in Mid-Atlantic region by Scout.com ... rated a three-star prospect by Scout.com ... received first-team all-state, all-Met and all-county honors as senior ... rushed for a school record 1,389 yards and 21 touchdowns in senior season ... team went 11-1, losing in second round of state playoffs ... helped team to an undefeated regular season in 2009 ... selected first-team all-county with over 900 yards rushing and 14 touchdowns as a junior. ... played RB for Washington team in annual Crab Bowl between D.C. and Maryland all-stars ... also played defensive back ... father, Leslie Shepherd, played wide receiver for seven seasons in the NFL, including three years with the Washington Redskins ... played for head coach Danny Hayes at Gwynn Park ... son of Monica and Leslie Shepherd ... First name is pronounced Ka-leak.
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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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