WORTH NOTING: Speedy receiver who transferred to Virginia after spending the 2004 season at the University of Hawaii ... did not appear in a game for the Rainbow Warriors ...will be looked to to play a key role on offense this season.
AT VIRGINIA: 2005-Sat out after transferring from the University of Hawaii ...named the team's scout team player of the week for the Syracuse game ...very fast ...should battle for playing time next season.
HIGH SCHOOL: Regarded as one of the fastest players in North Carolina during his high school career at Providence HS ... PrepStar All-American for coach Bruce Hardin ... No. 11 all-purpose back according to Rivals.com ... No. 35 running back in the nation by TheInsiders.com and the No. 37 wide receiver by Collegefootballnews.com ... 61st on TheInsiders.com's Atlantic Hot 100 list ... No. 62 on the Atlantic East Amazing 80 list by Rivals.com ... 3-stars by Rivals.com and TheInsiders.com ... 12th-best player in North Carolina according to the Charlotte Observer, 13th by SuperPrep and 14th by Rivals.com ... honorable mention All-South by the Orlando Sentinel ... played primarily running back during his career ... Charlotte Observer All-Mecklenburg as a junior and senior ... rushed for a county-record 2273 yards and 32 touchdowns while compiling 2946 all-purpose yards as a senior ... rushed for 304 yards and three scores in one game that season ... 2002 Charlotte Observer Gridiron Great ... gained approximately 1600 yards and 22 touchdowns on the ground as a junior, while averaging nine yards per carry ... named All-Charlotte Observer for indoor and outdoor track as a junior ... posted the sixth-fastest 200-meter time (21.04) in North Carolina history in 2003 ... also ran one of the fast 300 meters during his junior indoor track season ... state champion in the 400 meters as a sophomore at South Mecklenburg H.S.
PERSONAL: Andrew Joseph Pearman ...Son of Aidee and Alvin Pearman ... has three sisters--Akisha, and Ayana, and Ananda ... his older brother, Alvin, was a standout tailback at UVa from 2001-04 and currently plays for the Jacksonville Jaguars ... his father played football at Colgate and was drafted by the Baltimore Colts.