2013 - Was selected as an exact match and donated his stem cells to a bone marrow patient at the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in April ... became a donor through UVa's annual bone marrow registry drive, "Get in the Game, Save a Life."
2014 - Appeared in three of UVa's 12 games ... saw time against No. 7 UCLA, Richmond and at No. 21 BYU. 2013 - Appeared in three games ... saw action against VMI, at North Carolina and at Miami ... UVa's defensive scout player of the week for the Miami game. 2012 - Missed entire season with an injury. 2011 - Appeared in one of Virginia's 13 games ... made collegiate debut against William & Mary. 2010 - Redshirted ... selected by the UVa coaches as the scout team player of the week against Duke.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL
Four-year letterwinner at Graham High School for his uncle, Doug Marrs ... played quarterback, safety and punter ... three-year captain ... earned All-Southwest District honors at all three positions ... was honorable mention all-state as a quarterback in 2009 after passing for 1,144 yards and rushed for 944 yards ... also registered 75 tackles, four interceptions and tallied 30 touchdowns ... all-region honoree as a punter and quarterback ... lettered three years in basketball, four years in baseball, four years in track & field and one year in soccer ... earned all-district honors in basketball and baseball ... member of the National Honor Society, BETA Club and MGA ... was a camp counselor for the Ahmad Bradshaw Football Camp ... youth member at Ebenezer United Methodist Church ... son of Rick and Karen Marrs ... has two older brothers, Drew and TJ ... majoring in physical therapy ... brother TJ was a deep snapper at Tennessee.
Transfers Eager to Help Lift ProgramFootball5/26/16UVA's football team added three transfers this spring: quarterback Kurt Benkert, offensive guard Jared Cohen and defensive end Jack Powers.Cavaliers' Reign Atop NCAA ContinuesMen's Tennis5/25/16With a 4-1 win over Oklahoma on Tuesday night, top-seeded Virginia captured its second straight NCAA men's title and third in four seasons.Mihaljevic's Star Continues to RiseTrack & Field, Cross Country5/24/16In junior Filip Mihaljevic, Virginia's track & field team has one of the nation's elite shot putters and discus throwers.
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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.
Jeff White: Transfers Eager to Help Lift Program
Football | 5/26/2016
Virginia added three FBS transfers this spring: quarterback Kurt Benkert, offensive guard Jared...
Virginia to Host Richmond at 3:30 p.m. on Sept. 3
Football | 5/19/2016
As part of the announcement of early-season football television selections, the Atlantic Coast...
Blanding and Kiser Named to Lott IMPACT Trophy Watch List
Football | 5/18/2016
Virginia free safety Quin Blanding and inside linebacker Micah Kiser have been named to the 2016 ...
Jack Powers Transfers to UVA from Arizona State
Football | 5/17/2016
Virginia head coach Bronco Mendenhall announced today (May 17), former Arizona State offensive...
Matteo Named to the Rimington Trophy Watch List
Football | 5/17/2016
Virginia football student-athlete Jackson Matteo has been named to the Rimington Trophy Watch List
East Carolina Quarterback Benkert Transfers to UVA
Football | 5/16/2016
Virginia head coach Bronco Mendenhall announced today (May 16), former East Carolina quarterback ...
Canady Selected by the Ravens in the 2016 NFL Draft
Football | 04/30/2016
Virginia senior cornerback Maurice Canady (Richmond, Va.) was selected by the Baltimore Ravens...
Jeff White: Spring Football Notebook
Football | 04/27/2016
With practice over until training camp begins in August, Virginia's coaching staff has shifted...
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