WORTH NOTING: Needs to gain weight according to the coaches, but turned in a very solid campaign as a rookie last season ... contending for one of the two starting defensive tackle spots open due to the graduation of last year's starters, Maurice Anderson and Johnny Shivers ... his 27 tackles last season ranked seventh among true freshmen (tops among defensive tackles) in the ACC ... joined Devon "Boo" Battle, Angelo Crowell, Jerton Evans, Billy McMullen and Merrill Robertson as one of six true freshmen to see action for UVa last season.
AT VIRGINIA: 1999 - Played in all 12 games ... started against Buffalo and Maryland ... saw more playing time as the season progressed ... 27 tackles on the season, 18 solos and nine assists ... also had two quarterback sacks ... two tackles in his debut against North Carolina ... three tackles the next week against Clemson ... a sack, the first of his career, was his only tackle against Wake Forest ... had only one tackle, a sack, against N.C. State ... career-high seven tackles in win over Buffalo in his first career start ... five tackles against Maryland in the final regular season game ... was in on two tackles vs. Illinois in the Micronpc.com Bowl.
HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered for four years, at two different high schools ... started at offensive guard and defensive end as a junior and senior at Avon Old Farms School in Avon, Conn., for head coach Kevin Driscoll ... also handled the punting duties both seasons ... inserted on offense as a goal line running back for blocking purposes ... returned punts and kickoffs his senior year ... named a Super Prep All-American as a senior ... selected to All-New England Team ... two-time All-Conference and All-League performer ... named team's Most Outstanding Defensive Player and team captain as a senior ... posted 90 tackles, including 15 quarterback sacks, during his senior season at Avon Old Farms ... registered 72 tackles, including 10 sacks as a junior ... played his freshman and sophomore years at Fork Union (Va.) Military Academy for head coach Mickey Sullivan ... named All-State and All-Conference ... played on state championship team in 1996 ... had 65 tackles, including seven sacks, as a sophomore and five tackles, including one sack, as a freshman.
PERSONAL: Colin Teague McWeeny ... born 5-30-80 in Hartford, Conn. ... son of Judge Robert F. McWeeny... has two brothers, Tucker (24) and Shane (22) ... listed in Who's Who Among American High School Students ... ranked third in his class at Fork Union Military Academy with High Honors ... helped with construction projects as part of a church mission trip to Puerto Rico, West Virginia and Arkansas ... worked as a summer intern for the city of Hartford in information systems ... father earned All-New England honors in football at Boston University ... played for UVa defensive coordinator Rick Lantz, who was an assistant coach at
BU from 1965-67 ... uncle Gerard McWeeny captained the
University of Connecticut football team in 1965 ... grandfathers played football at Holy Cross and the University of Massachusetts.
* includes sacks
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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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