WORTH NOTING: Competing for playing time at linebacker ... did not play last season due to personal reasons ... lettered at defensive end as a red-shirt freshman in 1999.
AT VIRGINIA: 2000—Did not play due to personal reasons. 1999—Played in 10 regular season games (missing only the Maryland game) and against Illinois in Micronpc.com Bowl ... began the season as an outside linebacker, but moved back to defensive end following a series of injuries to Travis Griffith and Monsanto Pope that depleted the supply of defensive ends ... was in on 10 tackles (five solo, five assists) ... three of his 10 tackles were behind the line of scrimmage, including two quarterback sacks ... saw his most extensive action early in the season ... had one tackle for a six-yard loss against Wake Forest ... registered two tackles vs. Brigham Young and a career-high three stops the next week vs. Virginia Tech ... his last two tackles during the season were sacks ... dropped Florida State’s Chris Weinke for a nine-yard loss and corralled Buffalo’s quarterback for a loss of seven yards ... lettered for the first time. 1998—Red-shirted ... did not see any game action ... in uniform against Maryland, Duke and N.C. State.
HIGH SCHOOL: Two-year football letter winner at Heritage High School ... started at linebacker and tight end for head coach Roger Pierce ... was in on 97 total tackles, including two quarterback sacks, as a senior ... also recovered a fumble, caused two fumbles, had three pass breakups and blocked a punt ... earned second-team All-District honors ... team captain and Most Valuable Player as a senior ... named Heritage’s Outstanding Back his junior year ... selected to Charlotteville Daily Progress “Gold List” ... played center and forward on basketball team ... high school teammate of fellow Cavalier Chris Williams.
PERSONAL: Antonio L. Mayfield ... born 11-28-79 ... son of Yvonne Council ... has a sister, Theresa (28), and two brothers, Willie (22) and Delvin (19) ... president of the Hurricane Connection Club, a mentor/tutorial program at Heritage High School ... served as a motivational speaker for the Newport News Public Schools.
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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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