Blanding, Conte, Kiser and Moore earn first-team honors
Jordan Ellis scores on a 3-yard run in the third overtime to beat Syracuse 44-38.
QB Matt Johns led the team with 209 passing yards in loss to the Panthers.
By Jeff White (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Football vs. Virginia Tech (by Matt Riley)
Cavaliers upset bid falls short to No. 9 Fighting Irish after Notre Dame takes the lead in closing seconds.
Hoos fall to the Bruins in the Rose Bowl to open 2015 season.
Football at TCU (by Jim Daves)
2015 - Started all 12 games for Virginia ... made nine starts at defensive end and three games at outside linebacker ... finished the regular season tied for No. 8 in the ACC with 7.0 sacks ... finished the regular season ranked No. 14 in the ACC with 12.5 tackles for a loss ... finished the regular season tied for No. 2 in the ACC with three forced fumbles ... made three stops at No. 13 UCLA ... recorded eight tackles against No. 9 Notre Dame ... notched five stops against both William & Mary and Boise State ... made four stops and one sack which forced a fumble at Pitt ... made five tackles and 1.5 tackles for loss against Syracuse ... forced a fumble and picked up 1.5 sacks against the Orange ... made two tackles and 1.0 sacks at North Carolina ... made three tackles and 1.0 tackles for loss against Georgia Tech ... broke up one pass against the Yellow Jackets ... was a cog on the defensive line against the Yellow Jackets and earned UVA co-defensive player of the game honors from the coaches ... made four stops at Miami ... made three stops at Louisville ... made three tackles, broke up two passes, recovered a fumble and tallied 0.5 sack during an eight-point win over Duke ... recorded one sack in the season finale against Virginia Tech. 2014 - Appeared in all 12 games with 11 starts ... finished the season with 36 tackles, 8.0 tackles for loss and 3.0 sacks ... No. 8 in the nation and No. 2 in the ACC with three recovered fumbles ... made three tackles in season opener against No. 7 UCLA ... recorded three tackles against Richmond, including one sack for a loss of seven yards ... notched one tackle in win over No. 21 Louisville ... made one solo tackle against BYU ... recorded six tackles, including 1.5 sacks for a loss of nine yards in win against Pitt ... made four tackles against the Duke offense ... notched five stops, including a shared sack for a loss of five yards against North Carolina ... made seven tackles, including 3.0 for a loss of 11 yards at Georgia Tech ... made two stops and recovered one fumble at No. 2 Florida State ... recorded three tackles and broke up two passes against in-state rival Virginia Tech. 2013 - Appeared in 11 of UVa's 12 games ... did not play against Georgia Tech ... made first career start against Duke ... recorded one tackle against BYU ... made two tackles against Oregon ... recorded one tackle against VMI ... notched three tackles against Duke ... tied his career high with four tackles North Carolina ... recorded two tackles at Miami, including one sack for a loss of five yards ... had a solo tackle against Virginia Tech. 2012 - One of nine true freshmen to play for UVa ... appeared in all 12 games ... made collegiate debut against Richmond ... made 14 tackles ... made 2.0 tackles for a loss of 11 yards ... made 1.0 sacks for a loss of nine yards ... made three tackles at TCU ... made a career-high four tackles and first collegiate sack at NC State ... made three tackles against Wake Forest.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL
Played defensive end for head coach Elijah Brooks at DeMatha Catholic High School ... registered 95 tackles, 23 for a loss, 14 sacks and two interceptions during senior season ... first-team all-state honoree ... was the All-Met Defensive Player of the Year ... played in the Semper Fidelis All American Bowl at Chase Field in Phoenix ... earned a scout grade of 79 from ESPN.com ... four stars by ESPN, Rivals and Scout ... ranked the No. 11 defensive end in the nation by Rivals ... SI.com honorable mention All-American ... on the honor roll at DeMatha ... son of Kim Moseley and Shawn Moore ... father Shawn is a former UVa All-American quarterback ... father Shawn also played in the NFL with the Denver Broncos ... has three younger sisters, Mia, Morgen and Amanda.
'Hoos Savor Long-Awaited BreakthroughFootball9/25/16The 'Hoos picked up their first victory of the season -- also their first under head coach Bronco Mendenhall -- Saturday at Scott Stadium.'Hoos Stay Positive in Face of AdversityFootball9/23/16Coming off back-to-back road games, Virginia (0-3) hosts Central Michigan (3-0) at 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Scott Stadium.Darden Workshop Offers Coaches Fresh PerspectiveGeneral Release9/22/16More than a dozen coaches and staffers from UVA Athletics recently participated in a professional development workshop at the Darden School of Business.
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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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