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2016 - Appeared in seven of UVA's 12 games ... used as the primary kickoff specialist ... booted 28 kicks for an average of 61.1 yards ... 10 of his kickoffs went for touchbacks ... was 4-of-5 on PATs ... caught one pass for two yards on a trick play at then-No. 24 Oregon. 2015 - Appeared in all 12 of UVA's games as the primary kickoff specialist ... booted 60 kicks for an average of 63.3 yards ... 30 of his kickoffs went for touchbacks ... named the special teams player of the week by the UVA coaches for the Notre Dame game. 2014 - Appeared in all 12 of UVA's games as the primary kickoff specialist ... booted 65 kicks for an average of 62.3 yards ... 29 of his kickoffs went for touchbacks. 2013 - Appeared in 10 of UVA's 12 games ... made collegiate debut against VMI ... became the fulltime kickoff specialist at Pitt after Ian Frye suffered an injury ... handled kickoff duties exclusively for UVA's final eight games ... booted 38 kicks for an average of 61.3 yards ... 14 of his kickoffs were touchbacks. 2012 - Redshirted season ... dressed for the Richmond, Penn State, Louisiana Tech, Maryland, Wake Forest, Miami and North Carolina games.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL
A 2012 graduate of Jefferson Forest High School ... earned three letters as an all-state and all-region kicker and punter for head coach Don Rice ... as a senior was 50-of-50 on PATs and 6-of-9 on FGs ... nailed a career-long 49-yard field goal ... posted a 40.0 yards per punt average ... 45 of kickoffs went for touchbacks ... rated the top kicker in Virginia by Nike ... national finalist at the Nike Kicking Championships in Las Vegas ... member of the National Honor Society and held a 4.0 GPA ... son of Jeff and Cary Sims ... has three brothers ... has twin brother Jordan ... has older brother, Austin, and younger brother, Christian ... majoring in business/marketing.
'Hoos Looking to Make More HistoryMen's Tennis5/22/17A win over No. 9 seed North Carolina on Tuesday afternoon would give second-seeded Virginia its third straight NCAA men's tennis title.McKee Thriving in New SurroundingsTrack & Field, Cross Country5/22/17A transfer from Kansas, Kelly McKee will compete in the triple jump this week at the NCAA East Regional meet in Lexington, Kentucky.Cavalier Men's Basketball NotebookMen's Basketball5/16/17The Cavaliers are heading into their ninth season under head coach Tony Bennett, who has led them to four straight NCAA tournaments.
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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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