WORTH NOTING: Competing for playing time at cornerback ... joins Brad Durbin and Sharif Rosales-Webb as one of three 1999 Cavaliers who hail from California ... was in on seven tackles and recovered a fumble in the 1999 spring game.
AT VIRGINIA: 1998-Played in all 11 regular season games and the Peach Bowl ... did not play much from scrimmage, but was one of UVa's leading special teams players ... was in on 11 tackles during the regular season (nine solo, two assists) ... made a career-high five tackles against Maryland ... recovered a fumble on a kickoff return to set up Virginia's second touchdown in that game ... caused a fumble on a kickoff the next week vs. Clemson ... teammate James Johnson recovered for the Cavaliers ... was in on two tackles vs. Georgia in the Peach Bowl ... earned his first letter. 1997-Played in seven games (Richmond, North Carolina, Wake Forest, Clemson, Duke, Florida State and Maryland) ... missed games late in the season due to injury ... competed on special teams and as a reserve defensive back. 1996-Red-shirted ... did not play in a game ... was in uniform for the N.C. State, North Carolina and Virginia Tech contests and the Carquest Bowl against Miami.
HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered three times in football for head coach Larry Wein at Westchester High School ... played defensive back and running back ... received Blue Chip Illustrated All-America recognition ... rated the fifth-best prospect in the West region in the 1996 postseason by Blue Chip Illustrated ... earned All-Coastal Conference and All-Area honors ... also named to California Football Weekly second team and Superprep Far West team ... was in on 41 tackles, broke up 15 passes, recovered one fumble and caused one fumble as a senior ... carried the ball eight times for 108 yards ... also lettered in track as a sprinter.
PERSONAL: Jason Lamont Small ... born 2-22-78 in Fayetteville, N.C. ... son of Patricia and Edward Small ... has a brother, Caesar ... Honor Roll student throughout high school ... sociology major.
Tot For Fum Fum Pass Blk
Year Games Plays Solo Assists Tackles Loss QBS Rec Cau Brk Int Kick
1997 7 41 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1998 11 146 9 2 11 0 0 1 1 0 0 0
Career 18 187 9 2 11 0 0 1 1 0 0 0
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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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Virginia Hosts Two Free Preseason Events Saturday
Football | 08/08/2017
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