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21 Brandon Phelps
Brandon  Phelps


Damascus, Md.

High School:
Damascus HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 185




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2014 - Started UVa's first 10 games before leaving the game at No. 2 Florida State with a hamstring injury ... missed the final two games of the season against Miami and Virginia Tech with same injury ... made the jump to cornerback after starting 24 career games at one of the two safety positions ... notched 35 tackles and broke up five passes on the season ... made four stops in the season opener against No. 7 UCLA ... recorded five tackles in the victory over Richmond ... notched three tackles against No. 21 Louisville ... recorded four tackles at No. 21 BYU ... made four stops and his first career interception against Kent State ... made three tackles in victory over Pitt ... recorded six solo stops against Duke ... made three tackles against North Carolina ... recorded a solo tackle and broke up one pass at Georgia Tech ... Made one stop at No. 2 Florida State before leaving early with a hamstring injury. 2013 - Appeared in all 12 of UVa's games and made 10 starts ... made nine starts at free safety and one start at cornerback ... had three tackles against BYU ... recorded five tackles against Oregon ... recorded five tackles against Ball State ... had six stops against Duke ... collected three tackles and recovered his first career fumble against Georgia Tech ... notched four tackles against Clemson ... led the team in tackles and set a new career best at North Carolina with nine stops ... made six tackles against Virginia Tech. 2012 - One of the 11 Cavaliers to start all 12 games ... made the switch from CB to safety in fall camp ... No. 5 on the team with 48 tackles ... made first collegiate start against Richmond ... made a career-high seven tackles against Penn State ... made four stops at Georgia Tech ... made six tackles against Louisiana Tech ... helped hold one of the nation's most prolific offenses to its lowest output of total yards (385) on the season and only game the Bulldogs were held under 400 yards ... made for stops at Duke and NC State ... made seven stops against North Carolina. 2011 - One of 12 true freshmen to make collegiate debut for UVa against William & Mary ... appeared in all 13 games ... has seen most of his time on special teams ... has three tackles ... made tackles against William & Mary, Idaho and at Florida State ... was selected by the UVa coaches as the special teams player of the week for the North Carolina game ... has seen limited time in the defensive secondary.

Cornerback and WR at Damascus High School in Damascus, Maryland ... ESPNU Top 150 prospect ... SuperPrep All-American ranked No. 7 CB in nation by ... rated No. 135 player in country by ... No. 5 prospect in state according to ... ranked No. 19 CB in nation by ... rated No. 37 WR in nation by ... received a scouts rating of 80 from ... four-star prospect according to,, and ... named to ESPN RISE second-team All-Big School for Maryland ... invited to participate in the 2010 Crab Bowl, honoring Maryland's top high school players ... scored two touchdowns in the Hornets' victory over rival Quince Orchard in the 2010 Maryland 3A West region championship game ... earned Maryland "Big School" second-team all-state honors his senior year ... Gazette second-team all-county selection as a junior, recording 38 catches for 473 yards and six touchdowns ... started on both offense and defense all four years for coach Eric Wallich ... father, Gary, played football at Virginia, lettering in 1982 and 1983 for head coach George Welsh ... mother, Kathy, also graduated from UVa.



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