Daquan Romero
Daquan Romero


Hampton, Va.

High School:
Phoebus HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 230




Virginia Keeps Bowl Hopes Alive With 30-13 Win Over Miami

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


Romero Adjusting to New Role on Defense

By Jeff White (jwhite@virginia.edu)


New Assistants Eager to Help 'Hoos Rejoin ACC's Elite

By Jeff White (jwhite@virginia.edu)


Defense Braces for Clash with Hokies

By Jeff White (jwhite@virginia.edu)


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)

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 Scout.com ... earned a scouts grade of 77 from ESPN.com ... ranked No. 98 DE in country by ESPN.com ... received a three-star position rating from Scout.com, ESPN.com, and Rivals.com ... 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.