AT VIRGINIA: 1999 - Saw action on special teams against Buffalo ... was in uniform but did not play against Clemson, Wake Forest, Virginia Tech, Duke, N.C. State, Florida State, Georgia Tech and Maryland.
1998 - Did not see any game action ... in uniform against North Carolina and Georgia in the Peach Bowl.
1997 - Red-shirted ... did not play in a game ... was in uniform against Wake Forest, Florida State and Georgia Tech.
HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered in football as a junior and senior at St. Edwards School for head coach Chris Rock ... lettered as a freshman and sophomore at Virginia Episcopal School ... successful on 12 of 17 field goal attempts as a senior, including field goals of 48 and 52 yards (three of the misses were from at least 57 yards and two others were blocked) ... converted 23 of 24 PATs ... averaged 40.7 yards per punt ... 70 percent of his kickoffs were touchbacks ... SuperPrep 1996 preseason All-American ... 1996 postseason Super 88-State of Florida by Super Prep ... rated one of the top senior kickers in the country by Street & Smith's College Football ... Florida Sports Writers Association first-team All-State place-kicker as a junior and senior ... first-team Florida Athletic Coaches Association District 11 All-District place-kicker his last two years at St. Edwards ... twice named first-team All-Area by Palm Beach Post ... team's Most Valuable Player his junior and senior seasons ... named to Who's Who in Sports ... as a junior, was successful on four of five field goal attempts, including field goals of 50, 51 and 52 yards ... also played quarterback at St. Edwards ... completed 64 of 112 passes for 945 yards and nine touchdowns with six interceptions as a senior ... also rushed for three touchdowns ... place-kicker and quarterback at Virginia Episcopal before transferring to St. Edwards ... his combined career passing stats at Virginia Episcopal School and St. Edwards were 258 completions of 489 attempts for 4,359 yards and 37 touchdowns.
PERSONAL: Gregory Ryan Owens ... born 12-29-78 in Clinton, Md. ... son of Dr. and Mrs. D. Brent Owens ... has a brother, Todd (24) ... Honor Roll student throughout high school ... enjoys playing golf ... sociology major.
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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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