2015 - Appeared in 11 of UVA's 12 games ... missed the William & Mary game ... saw most of his time on special teams ... tied Chris Peace for the team lead with six special teams tackles ... led UVA with five tackles on punt coverage. 2014 - Appeared in two of UVa's 12 games ... saw time against Richmond and Kent State. 2013 - Appeared in one of UVa's 12 games ... one of 12 true freshmen to appear for UVa ... made collegiate debut against VMI ... rushed 10 times for 44 yards against the Keydets ... January early enrollee and participated in spring football ... moved from linebacker to running back prior to August camp.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL
A linebacker and running back at South Iredell High School for head coach Scott Miller ... was MVP of the North Carolina AA State title game after rushing 25 times for 159 yards and three scores ... scored the game-winning touchdown with 19 seconds left in 30-27 win over Carrboro ... missed most of senior season with an injury ... upon return in opening round of playoffs rushed for a state single-game record of seven touchdowns on 13 carries for 191 yards and all in the first half ... did not play the second half ... played in the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas ... as a junior made 82 tackles, 12 of which went for a loss ... also had 1.0 sacks and two interceptions ... added 99 tackles, 24 of which went for a loss in 2010 ... also had 7.0 sacks and forced seven fumbles ... Catawba Valley Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Year as a sophomore ... all-conference selection as both a sophomore and junior ... listed as a four-star linebacker by ESPN.com ... listed as three-star player by Rivals.com, Scout.com and 247Sports ... national position ranked by Rivals.com at No. 36, ESPN.com at No. 40 and Scout.com at No. 45 ... son of Janice Smith ... has three sisters, Shakayla, Tatiana and Kendrea Mayfield ... has one brother, Preston Ellis ... brother Preston ran track at Livingstone ... nickname is Ray Ray.
Revamped Cavaliers Ready for New SeasonMen's Soccer8/26/16Newcomers abound for the Virginia men's soccer team, which opens the season Friday night against Coastal Carolina at Klöckner Stadium.Stearns Making Mark on UniversityWomen's Soccer8/25/16A four-year starter for the Virginia women's soccer team, Morgan Stearns hold the program record for career victories by a goalkeeper.Spanish Journey Strengthens Cavaliers' BondMen's Basketball8/20/16The Virginia men's basketball team made strides on and off the court during its 10-day tour of Spain this month.
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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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