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2013 - All-ACC third team ... Coaches All-ACC second team ... preseason All-ACC ... Outland Trophy Watch List ... Lombardi Award Watch List ... Phil Steele preseason All-America fourth team ... Beyond Sports Network preseason All-America second team ... Phil Steele preseason All-ACC first team ... Athlon Sports preseason All-ACC second team. 2012 - Coaches All-ACC honorable mention ... VaSID All-State first-team ... Phil Steele preseason All-ACC first team ... Phil Steele preseason All-America fourth team ... Outland Trophy Watch List ... Lombardi Award Watch List. 2011 - Phil Steele Postseason List All-ACC third-team ... Blue Ribbon All-ACC preseason pick ... Phil Steele's preseason All-ACC fourth team. 2010 - Phil Steele's Postseason fourth-team Freshman All-American ... CollegeFootballNews.com Honorable Mention Freshman All-American ... VaSID Rookie of the Year ... VaSID second-team all-state ... recipient of the Z Society Dudley Award.
2013 - Started all 12 games at left tackle ... moved to left tackle this season where he has started all 12 games ... invited to the 2014 Senior Bowl ... owned 43 career starts on UVa offensive line ... key blocking component to help Kevin Parks become the UVa's first 1,000-yard rusher in a season since 2004 ... named the team's offensive player of the week for his performances vs. Georgia Tech and Clemson ... has yielded only two sacks in 506 pass attempts to date ... graded out over 90 percent in every game and is averaging eight knockdowns per contest ... season-best 96 percent grade at North Carolina ... limited Clemson's Vic Beasley (Bednarik and Lombardi Award semifinalist), who entered the Week 10 contest No. 1 in the nation in sacks, to one tackle and zero sacks ... did not allow any tackles to Georgia Tech's Jeremiah Attaochu when matched up ... Attaochu is currently No. 4 among active FBS players in career sacks ... helped keep BYU's Kyle Van Noy in check with only four tackles and zero sacks at UVa ... Van Noy (Butkus, Bednarik and Lombardi Award semifinalist) is No. 2 among active FBS players in career sacks. 2012 - Started 11 of Virginia's 12 games ... missed the start against Wake Forest due to injury but still appeared later in contest ... spearheaded an offense that has out gained 7 of their 12 opponents, including a streak of six in a row ... helped UVa amass over 500 yards of total offense multiple times in a season for the first time since 2004 ... helped protect UVa QBs as they passed for a program record 480 yards in a game against Louisiana Tech. 2011 - One of 13 players to start all 13 games for the Cavaliers in 2011 ... teamed up with Oday Aboushi (LT), Luke Bowanko (RG), Anthony Mihota (C) and Austin Pasztor (LG) to start every game on the offensive line, the first time the same five linemen started every game in a season for UVa since 2004. 2010 - Appeared in 11 of Virginia's 12 games ... did not play at USC ... earned his first letter ... saw action in 583 offensive plays ... made collegiate debut against Richmond ... made first collegiate start against North Carolina ... became the seventh true freshman nationally to start at an offensive tackle position in 2010 when he started at right tackle against North Carolina ... became just the third true freshman in UVa history to start at an offensive tackle position ... he follows D'Brickashaw Ferguson (2002 - LT) and Brad Butler (2002 - RT) ... started seven games, six at right tackle and one at right guard ... before his first start UVa had surrendered 17 sacks in 22 quarters ... after halftime of the his first start he was part of an offensive line that surrendered only six sacks over the final 26 quarters of the season ... in just his third start he went toe-to-toe with Miami's Allen Bailey, who entered the game No. 26 in the nation in sacks ... he shut Bailey down during a period where UVa went 13-straight quarters without allowing a sack ... helped block for the ACC's No. 4 passing attack and an offense that featured two of the ACC's top 13 running backs.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL
Signed NLI with Virginia in 2009 ... Played prep football in 2009 at Fork Union ... Parade All-American ... SuperPrep All-American ... Rated a four-star prospect by Rivals.com and Scout.com ... No. 49 on the 2008 Rivals List ... No. 3 run blocker in the nation for class of 2009 according to Rivals.com ... Nation's No. 5 offensive tackle for class of 2009 according to Rivals.com and No. 6 by ESPN.com ... No. 26 offensive lineman in the country by SuperPrep ... All-Southern by the Orlando Sentinel ... No. 16 on Scout.com's East Hot 100 list ... No. 2 player in Virginia for class of 2009 by Rivals.com ... No. 4 player in Virginia for class of 2009 by The Sabre.com ... No. 6 player in Virginia for class of 2009 by Roanoke Times ... No. 8 player in Virginia for class of 2009 by SuperPrep ... Two-time all-state, all-region and all-district selection ... Two-time Richmond Times-Dispatch first-team All-Met selection ... Originally signed with Virginia in 2009 but enrolled at Fork Union Military Academy and played for coach John Shuman in 2009 ... Son of Marion and Morris Moses.
Nelson Making Name for Himself in SecondaryFootball8/16/17Redshirt freshman Brenton Nelson, who was put on scholarship this month, is competing for a starting job in Virginia's nickel defense.DeSorbo Hits Ground Running at UVASwimming & Diving8/16/17After six seasons as NC State's associate head coach, Todd DeSorbo now oversees men's and women's swimming & diving at Virginia.Training Camp NotebookFootball8/11/17Training camp continues for UVA, whose second season under head coach Bronco Mendenhall starts Sept. 2 against William & Mary at Scott Stadium.
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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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