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51 Clint Sintim
Clint  Sintim


Woodbride, Va.

High School:
Gar-Field H.S.

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 256



HONORS: 2006- Named the Rock Weir Award winner for the defense as the most improved player during spring drills. 2005 -Third-team Freshman All-American by The Sporting News ... ACC All-Freshman Team by The Sporting News ... received the Bill Dudley Award as UVa's Most Outstanding First-Year Player.

AT VIRGINIA: 2006-Started all 12 games at outside linebacker for the second year in a row ... averaged 3.8 tackles per game ... more than a quarter of his tackles were for loss (12 of 45) ... tied for second on the team with 12 TFL ... also second with four sacks ... credited with five quarterback pressures ... had two sacks and three TFL vs. Wyoming ... also recorded sacks against Duke and Virginia Tech ... had season-high nine tackles vs. both Western Michigan and Virginia Tech ... managed a tackle for loss in eight outings including the first five games of the season ... caused a fumble in Duke contest that Jeffrey Fitzgerald returned 23 yards for a score ... recovered only fumble of the year vs. Miami ... earned his second letter. 2005-Given an orange jersey to signify his status as a starter during spring minicamp ... was very steady all season and started every game ... one of only five defensive players to start every game ... fifth on the team with 53 tackles ...third on the squad with three sacks and fourth with nine tackles for loss ... had at least one tackle for loss on seven occasions and finished fifth among ACC rookies, second linebacker, in tackling (4.4 tpg) ... outstanding in his debut against Western Michigan, finishing with five tackles, including two for loss ... his first tackle is likely to be one he remembers for a long time ... sacked quarterback Robbie Haas, causing him to fumble ... Kwakou Robinson recovered the fumble to set up UVa's second touchdown of the game ... had another notable performance against Duke with six tackles, including two for loss, and his second sack of the year ... five tackles against Maryland ... led the team with a career-high seven stops vs. Boston College ... three tackles against Florida State, Temple, Georgia Tech and Miami and four vs. North Carolina and Virginia Tech ... tied his career high with seven tackles in the Music City Bowl win over Minnesota ...also played on the punt and kickoff teams ... earned his first letter. 2004--Was in uniform for all six home games and the Virginia Tech and Fresno State games but did not see any action ... red-shirted.

HIGH SCHOOL: Dynamic player at Gar-Field HS for coach Jim Poythress ... SuperPrep All-American ... listed as the No. 30 defensive end in the country by and No. 38 by ... is the country's No. 58 defensive lineman according to SuperPrep ... 3-stars by ... PrepStar All-Atlantic Region ... 37th on's Atlantic Hot 100 list ... honorable mention All-South by the Orlando Sentinel ... ranked as the seventh-best prospect in Virginia on the Charlottesville Daily Progress "Gold List" and No. 8 by SuperPrep and the Roanoke Times ... first-team All-State as a senior ... also named All-District on both offense and defense that season ... earned second-team Washington Post All-Met honors ... made 35 tackles and three sacks as a senior ... also played basketball.

PERSONAL: Clint Sintim ... born 2-21-86 in Fairfax County, Va. ... son of Doris Bismarck, and Clara and Kofi Sintim ... has two brothers, Darryl and Byron, and four sisters--Tracy, Michelle, Christi and Brittany ...anthropology major.

Sintim Defensively

2005 12 676 27 26 53 9-46 3-24 0 1 0 0 5 0
2006 12 673 22 23 45 12-29 4-18 1 1 0 0 5 0
Career 24 1349 49 49 98 21-75 7-42 1 2 0 0 10 0


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