HONORS: 2001?Received the Virginia Student Aid Foundation?s T. David Fitzgibbon Football Scholarship. 2000?Received UVa?s Joe Palumbo Award for self-sacrifice, dedication and enthusiasm.
AT VIRGINIA: 2000?Started in all 11 regular season games and against Georgia in the Jeep O?ahu Bowl ... lined up at one defensive end spot opposite Ljubomir Stamenich ? recorded a career-high 44 tackles, 26 unassisted, and tied for second on the team with two quarterback sacks ? credited with eight quarterback hurries ... made six tackles, including one behind the line of scrimmage, against Richmond ? also recovered a fumble in that game ? among his four tackles vs. Duke was a quarterback sack, his first of the season ? five stops vs. Clemson ? three tackles, including a sack, vs. Florida State ? five tackles in an important win over North Carolina ? career-high seven tackles vs. Georgia Tech ? followed that with six stops vs. N.C. State in a win that enabled the Cavaliers to become bowl eligible ... had one tackle and intercepted a pass in the Jeep O?ahu Bowl ... lettered for the second time. 1999?Did not play for personal reasons. 1998?Turned in a fine season as a red-shirt freshman ... provided depth at defensive end behind Travis Griffith ? played in all 11 regular season games and against Georgia in the Peach Bowl ... started against Florida State and North Carolina ... finished the regular season with 23 tackles (17 solo, six assists) ??had five tackles for loss, including three sacks ... played sparingly early in the season ... most early action came against Duke, where he made three tackles and broke up a pass ? his playing time increased dramatically in last half of season ??made his first career sack against Wake Forest ? career-high six tackles, including one sack, vs. Florida State in his first start ? five tackles, including a sack, in a start against North Carolina ... also caused a fumble and broke up a pass vs. the Tar Heels ... two tackles, including one behind the line of scrimmage, in the regular season finale against Virginia Tech ? had one tackle and broke up a pass in the Peach Bowl ? earned his first letter. 1997?Red-shirted ... did not play in a game ... was in uniform against Richmond, Wake Forest and Florida State.
HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year starter in football at Leonardtown High School ... played as an offensive and defensive lineman for head coach Richard Bonewitz ... All-State selection ... Southern Maryland Athletic Conference Most Valuable Player as a senior ... named first team All-Metro by the Washington Post ... three-time All-Conference selection on both offense and defense ... four-time All-St. Mary?s County selection ... rated among the top 15 players in the Mid-Atlantic region by SuperPrep magazine ... honored as team?s Outstanding Player as a junior and senior ... compiled 110 tackles, including 18 quarterback sacks, and recovered 10 fumbles as a senior ... for his career, totaled 353 tackles, including 46 quarterback sacks, and recovered 31 fumbles ... also lettered in track and field, competing in the discus and shot put.
PERSONAL: Darryl Benjamin Sanders ... son of Bernadette Jones ... born 1-8-79 in Leonardtown, Md. ... served on the ?Prom Promise? committee ... majoring in anthropology.
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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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