AT VIRGINIA: 2000?Consistent contributor at cornerback ... saw action in all 12 games ... started against Richmond, Duke and Florida State ... finished season with 20 tackles ... also had one interception and broke up a pass ... started season with a career-high six tackles against Brigham Young ... intercepted the first pass of his career in the third quarter of that game to set up a Virginia touchdown drive ... had two tackles against both Duke and Maryland ... three stops vs. Florida State and four against Georgia Tech ... one tackle against Richmond in his first career start ... also posted one tackle in games against Wake Forest and North Carolina ... lettered for the first time. 1999?Reserve defensive back and special teams player ? didn?t see much action in the secondary but played in five regular season games and the Micronpc.com Bowl ? did not have any tackles ? also saw time on the punt return team ? played against Wake Forest, Virginia Tech, Georgia Tech, Buffalo and Maryland ? played some from scrimmage vs. Illinois in the bowl game but did not have any tackles. 1998?Red-shirted ? did not play in any games ? in uniform against Maryland, Clemson, San Jose State and Georgia Tech.
HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letterman at Grady High School for head coach Homer Hill ... played running back, quarterback and defensive back during his high school career ... as a senior, rushed for over 1,500 yards (one of only two backs in the city to reach this mark) and scored 10 touchdowns ... amassed 520 receiving yards ... was in on 33 tackles and had 23 pass breakups ... 1997 highlights include a 77-yard run during the regional championship game ... rushed for four touchdowns and 187 yards against Crim High School ... named All-City ... selected Best Defensive Back, Best Offensive Player and Most Valuable Player for Grady High School ... three-time Player of the Week selection by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution ... played quarterback and defensive back as a junior ... passed for over 500 yards and three touchdowns, while rushing for 520 yards and seven touchdowns ... was in on 52 tackles and had 10 interceptions ... as a sophomore, rushed for 450 yards and totaled 200 receiving yards ... also was in on 25 tackles and broke up 11 passes ... as a freshman, played quarterback and safety ... passed for 300 yards and was in on 20 tackles ... had seven pass breakups ... also lettered in track, earning Best Sprinter and Most Valuable Athlete awards ... competed in AAU regional and state meets.
PERSONAL: Rashad Xavier Roberson ... born 10-8-79 in Atlanta, Ga. ... son of Henrietta Wynn ... has two brothers, Golden and Marlow and three sisters, Ashly, Marla and Tiffany ... National Honor Society member at Grady High School ... placed first in region at Georgia media festival ... volunteered for community cleanup with the Forthward Coalition ... brother Marlow played football at Clark College ... majoring in health and physical education.
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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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