UVA extends streak to 33 years of having a player drafted
UVa duo is on radar for nation’s best defensive player
UVa safety is lone Cavalier to earn first-team All-ACC honors
Blanding earns preseason All-America honors from Phil Steele
Blanding is named ACC Defensive Rookie of the Year
Football vs. Virginia Tech (by Matt Riley)
Virginia hosts the Blue Devils.
Cavaliers Open ACC Play on the Road
Check out the photo gallery from the Virginia football game against William & Mary.
Cavaliers upset bid falls short to No. 9 Fighting Irish after Notre Dame takes the lead in closing seconds.
2015 - Invited to play in the Reese's Senior Bowl ... Bronko Nagurski Trophy preseason watch list ... Phil Steele preseason first-team All-ACC ... Athlon Sports preseason second-team All-ACC. 2014 - All-ACC second-team ... Coaches All-ACC third-team. 2012 - ACC Defensive Back of the Week (Nov.5 & Nov. 12) ... College Sports Madness ACC Defensive Player of the Week (Nov. 4).
2015 - Started all 12 of UVA's games ... made four tackles at No. 13 UCLA ... made three tackles against No. 9 Notre Dame ... returned a punt 74 yards for a touchdown against William & Mary ... the return was the fifth-longest punt return for a touchdown in program history and eighth-longest punt return overall in program history ... made three stops at Pitt ... recorded five tackles and 1.0 tackle for loss against Syracuse ... made four stops at North Carolina ... made two tackles and broke up two key passes against Georgia Tech ... second pass breakup against the Yellow Jackets came on the final third down situation during Georgia Tech's final drive ... the breakup forced what became a failed fourth down situation ... made two stops at Miami ... made five tackles and broke up a key pass late in the fourth quarter of an eight-point win over Duke ... made one tackle and broke up one pass against Virginia Tech. 2014 - One of 10 Cavaliers to start all 12 games of the season ... tied for the team lead with three interceptions for a total return of 69 yards ... No. 2 in the ACC with 12 pass breakups ... No. 2 in the ACC with 15 passes defended ... started the season with two tackles against UCLA ... recorded five tackles and two broken up passes in a victory over Richmond ... had one tackle and one interception in an ACC victory over No. 21 Louisville ... collected three tackles against BYU ... recorded the fourth-longest interception return for a touchdown in UVa history against Kent State with a 69-yard return ... made six stops against Pitt ... notched four tackles against the Duke offense ... broke up two passes against North Carolina ... broke up one pass at Georgia Tech ... recorded four tackles, 1.5 tackles for a total loss of six yards, one interception and one broken up pass at No. 2 Florida State ... forced one fumble and recorded three unassisted stops against Miami ... made three total tackles and broke up two passes against in-state rival Virginia Tech. 2013 - Appeared in nine games with eight starts ... missed the Georgia Tech, Clemson and North Carolina games with injury ... tied for seventh on the team with 44 tackles ... No. 2 on the team with eight passes broken up ... led Virginia with a career-best 13 tackles against BYU ... recorded two touchdowns and three broken up passes against VMI ... had five combined tackles and two sacks for a loss of 28 yards at Pitt ... recorded eight total tackles against Ball State ... recorded seven tackles against Duke ... returned to action at Miami and had one tackle ... made five tackles and broke up two passes against Virginia Tech. 2012 - Appeared in 11 of UVa's 12 games ... one of nine UVa true freshmen to see action ... missed the North Carolina game with an injury ... started two games (NC State & Miami) and was named ACC Defensive Player of the Week following both starts ... led UVa with two interceptions ... made collegiate debut against Richmond ... made three tackles against Richmond ... made two stops against Penn State ... one was a shoestring that saved a possible touchdown by PSU on game's final drive ... recorded UVa's first INT of the season at TCU ... INT at TCU was first collegiate pick ... made first collegiate start at NC State ... had a seven tackles and an INT against the Wolpack ... made a career-high nine tackles against Miami ... also forced and recovered a fumble against Miami on a Stephen Morris rush inside the UVa 10-yard line ... made four tackles and broke up a pass at Virginia Tech.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL
Cornerback, wide receiver and quarterback for head coach Stu Brown at Varina High School ... passed for 704 yards, rushed for 1,090 yards and registered 280 receiving yards in 2011 ... named the Touchdown Club of Richmond's offensive MVP and first-team honoree on offense ... had 10 pass breakups and one interception which was returned for a touchdown ... team captain in 2011 ... named 2011 first-team All-Capital District ... named utility and defensive back of the year ... first-team All-Central Region utility ... son of Maurice, Sr., and Shannon Canady ... has an older sister, Kristin ... enjoys lifting weights ... anthropology major.
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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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