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19 Ras-I Dowling
Ras-I  Dowling

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Chesapeake, VA

High School:
Deep Creek/Hargrave Military

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 180

Position:
CB

Versatile athlete who has played defensive back, wide receiver and some quarterback during his career ... fast and a good leaper ... played a postgrad season at Hargrave Military Academy this past season ... four stars by Rivals.com and three stars by Scout.com ... rated the eighth-best prep school player by Rivals.com ... 23rd on Scout.com's postgrad list ... ranked as the No. 83 safety nationally by Scout.com ... ranked as the 20th-best player in Virginia following his senior year at Deep Creek HS by the Roanoke Times, 22nd by SuperPrep, 25th by TheSabre.com, 26th on the Charlottesville Daily Progress "Silver List" and 28th by Rivals.com ... team finished with an 8-2 record during his senior year ... made 60 tackles and intercepted two passes to earn first-team all-city and second-team all-district honors that season ... caught 14 passes for 255 yards and four touchdowns as a senior ... intercepted five passes and recovered eight fumbles in his high school career and caught more than 35 passes for more than 650 yards and 10 touchdowns ... also played basketball and was a two-time second-team all-district selection ... sprinter on the track team ... joins teammate Billy Cuffee as UVa signees this year.

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