Five Cavaliers earn first-team all-state honors
David Watford led the Cavaliers with 122 yards in the air, while Kevin Parks had 105 yards on the ground on Saturday.
Morgan Moses highlights UVa honorees on the first team
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.
Kevin Parks led Virginia with 60 yards rushing, and Jake McGee caught eight passes, but for just 53 yards.
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Cavaliers pile up 505 yards of offense, but miss potential winning field goal in final seconds in 27-26 defeat.
2013 - John Mackey Award Preseason Watch List ... Athlon Sports preseason All-ACC second team. 2012 - All-ACC honorable mention ... VaSID All-State first-team ... College Football Performance National TE of the Week honorable mention on Sept. 9 and Nov. 11.
2013- Appeared in 11 of UVa's 12 games ... missed the Georgia Tech game with a lower extremity injury ... made three starts ... Led the Cavaliers with 43 receptions and is first on the team with 395 receiving yards ... caught at least one pass in all 11 games in which he appeared ... led UVa with 26 "Money Receptions" ... 26 of his 43 receptions (60.5 percent) went for a first down or a touchdown, or both ... 14 of his "Money Receptions" came on third down, including both his touchdown catches ... had career-high eight receptions against then-No. 2 Oregon and later equaled that with eight receptions at Maryland ... had a career-high 114 receiving yards against the Terps ... was the first UVa tight end to surpass 100 receiving yards in a game since Tom Santi had 128 yards receiving against Minnesota in the 2005 Music City Bowl ... caught touchdowns against VMI and Maryland ... caught four balls for 32 yards against Duke ... caught six passes for 65 yards against Virginia Tech. 2012 - Appeared in all 12 games with three starts ... had five touchdown receptions which ties for No. 5 for most all-time at UVa by a TE ... only Heath Miller (2002 & 2003), Bruce McGonnigal (1989) and Ed Carrington (1965) own more TE touchdowns in a season at UVa ... had 28 receptions in the 15th most productive season by a UVa tight end ... made first career receptions against Richmond ... finished UR game with 2 catches for 23 yards ... made four catches for 99 yards and game-winning TD versus Penn State ... the TD against Penn State came with 1:28 left ... made two catches on game-winning drive ... the first was a 44-yard one-handed reception on a 3rd and 16 situation ... the second was the touchdown on a 3rd and goal from the six yard line ... made first career start at Georgia Tech and caught a TD pass ... had two catches for 24 yards and a TD vs. Maryland ... caught four passes for 26 yards, including game-winning TD with six seconds left vs. Miami ... added three catches for 46 yards against North Carolina. 2011 - Appeared in all 13 of Virginia's games ... had eight tackles on special teams ... forced a fumble on a kickoff at Indiana that resulted in a UVa recovery inside the redzone ... has seen time on offense. 2010 - Redshirted ... selected by the UVa coaches as the scout team player of the week against Miami ... dressed for the Richmond, VMI, Florida State, North Carolina, Eastern Michigan, Miami, Duke and Maryland games ... moved from QB to TE during preseason camp.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL
VIS first-team all-state quarterback/defensive back ... Richmond Times-Dispatch first-team All-Metro quarterback ... first-team All-Prep League ... ranked No. 36 on Roanoke Times' top prospects list ... led Collegiate to back-to-back VIS Division I state titles (2008 & 2009) ... beat Liberty Christian in championship game by tallying seven touchdowns (four pass, three rush) ... also played safety ... threw for 3,007 yards and 34 touchdowns on 212-of-348 passing as a senior ... rushed for 576 yards and 11 scores as a senior ... made 60 solo tackles at free safety in 2009 ... also plays basketball at Collegiate ... Played for head coach Mark Palyo at Collegiate ... son of Carol and Matthew McGee.
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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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