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Daquan  Romero


Hampton, Va.

High School:
Phoebus HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 230




Virginia Downs Miami 30-13 On Senior Day

Canaan Severin made a spectacular touchdown catch and Virginia dominated after halftime


Romero Adjusting to New Role on Defense

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Defense Braces for Clash with Hokies

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Virginia Player Postgame Notes - UNC Game

Virginia falls to UNC on Senior Day


Virginia vs. Richmond

Virginia takes down Richmond, 45-13.


Football vs. UCLA (by Matt Riley)

Football vs. UCLA (by Matt Riley)


Virginia @ North Carolina



Virginia vs. No. 9 Clemson - UTSI

Virginia vs. No. 9 Clemson - UTSI


Football vs. Georgia Tech (by Matt Riley)

Football vs. Georgia Tech (by Matt Riley)

2014 - One of 10 Cavaliers to start all 12 games of the season ... finished the season No. 3 on the team with 86 tackles, 8.0 tackles for loss, 2.0 sacks and his first career interception ... part of a defense that helped limit the nation's No. 5 rusher (Pitt's James Conner) and its No. 12 rusher (Miami's Duke Johnson) under 100 yards rushing each and their lowest outputs of the season ... started the season with eight tackles, including 1.0 sack for a loss of six yards, 3.0 tackles for a total loss of 13 yards, and one forced and recovered fumble against No. 7 UCLA ... led the team with 12 tackles against Richmond and made one interception ... recorded eight tackles and two broken up passes in ACC win over No. 21 Louisville ... led the team with eight tackles at No. 21 BYU ... notched six tackles, including 1.0 sack for a loss of 16 yards, and made one fumble recovery and returned for 12 yards in a victory over Kent State ... made six tackles and broke up one pass against Pitt ... had seven tackles at Duke ... recorded seven tackles for a total loss of four years ... had a total of five stops against Georgia Tech, including one tackle for a loss of four yards ... recorded five solo stops at No. 2 Florida State ... recorded five tackles and blocked a 34-yard field goal attempt by Michael Badgley in win over Miami ... tallied eight stops against Virginia Tech in the season finale. 2013 - Appeared in all 12 games with 11 starts ... No. 2 on the team with 89 tackles ... No. 13 in the ACC with 89 tackles ... led UVa in tackles four times ... made 12 stops in season-opening win over BYU ... had 7.5 tackles for loss and 1.5 sacks ... broke up four passes ... made eight tackles against Oregon, Pitt and Duke ... helped UVa limit Pitt to 199 yards of total offense ... made nine stops against Ball State and 10 tackles against Georgia Tech ... made seven tackles and one sack at North Carolina ... finished the season with nine tackles against Virginia Tech. 2012 - Appeared in all 12 games and made four starts ... with 44 tackles, led all UVa players who didn't start at least 10 games in tackles ... made four stops against Richmond ... recorded two tackles against Penn State ... recovered a fumble on a muffed punt at Georgia Tech ... made first collegiate start at NC State and had six tackles ... had five stops against Miami ... made a career-high seven tackles against North Carolina ... made seven stops in season finale at Virginia Tech. 2011 - Enrolled in January and participated in spring practice ... One of 12 true freshmen that made collegiate debut against William & Mary ... appeared in 10 of Virginia's 13 games ... made 12 tackles and 1.0 tackles for a loss ... played a season-high 31 plays (21 on defense) at North Carolina ... set career mark with five tackles at North Carolina ... had one tackle against Auburn in the Chick-fil-A Bowl.

Linebacker at Phoebus High School in Hampton ... ranked No. 95 DE in nation by ... earned a scouts grade of 77 from ... ranked No. 98 DE in country by ... received a three-star position rating from,, and ... first-team Associated Press 2010 All-Group AAA football team ... two-time Peninsula District Defensive Player of the Year ... three-time first-team all-state and All-Eastern Region selection ... notched 19 sacks in 15 games to help the Phantoms capture their third-straight AAA Div. 5 state championship in 2010 ... selected to participate in the inaugural Chesapeake Bowl ... named to the ESPN RISE All-Junior team after recording 30 sacks, including 11 in the playoffs, his junior season ... earned first-team all-state honors as a TE for coach Stan Sexton his sophomore year ... nickname is Da-Da.



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