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George Stanley
George Stanley

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Montclair, N.J.

High School:
Montclair H.S.

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 290

Position:
DT

Experience:
2L



WORTH NOTING: Returning starter at defensive tackle ... unheralded player who is very adept at plugging up the holes and occupying blockers so that the linebackers can make the play ... missed UVa?s final three regular season games last season due to injury ... played in every game as a reserve in 1999 ... two-year letter winner.

AT VIRGINIA: 2000?Started each of the team?s first eight games until he suffered a high ankle sprain in practice prior to the Georgia Tech game... missed games against Georgia Tech, N.C. State and Virginia Tech ... returned in a reserve capacity for the Jeep O?ahu Bowl game against Georgia ... made a career-high 26 tackles despite missing three games ... tied for fifth in the ACC and led the Cavaliers with two fumble recoveries ... tied his career high at the time with four tackles in a win over Richmond ... eclipsed that with a six-tackle effort against Clemson ... added four tackles vs. Wake Forest and three against Maryland ... dropped Terrapins tailback LaMont Jordan for a five-yard loss in that game, one of his three tackles for a loss on the season ... had his best performance of the season in his final regular season game against North Carolina ... recorded six tackles, including one for a loss of four yards ... had three tackles against Georgia in the Jeep O?ahu Bowl ... earned his second letter. 1999?Reserve defensive tackle who played in every game during the season ? played in goal line and short yardage situations ? very good at plugging up the line ? had 17 tackles, including one for lost yardage ? also swatted one pass ? his four tackles against Clemson are a career high ? tied that with four stops the next week vs. Wake Forest ? broke up a pass in the Brigham Young game ? his tackle behind the line of scrimmage came in the Georgia Tech game ? three tackles against Maryland ... lettered. 1998?Appeared in four games (Maryland, Clemson, San Jose State, Wake Forest) ? had his only tackle of the season against San Jose State.

HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year starter at Montclair High School for head coach Edward Lebida ... started at offensive tackle as a sophomore and started on both the offensive and defensive lines as a junior and a senior ... preseason and postseason SuperPrep All-American in 1997 ... chosen first-team All-State by the Newark Star-Ledger and Bergen Record ... three-time All-Northern New Jersey Inter-scholastic League first-team selection by the Newark Star-Ledger ... Essex County Defensive Player of the Year as a senior and twice first-team All-County by the Newark Star-Ledger ... was one of 12 New Jersey players honored as Junior High School Heisman recipients at the Downtown Athletic Club in New York City ... selected to play in the First Union North-South All-State Classic in June 1998 ... also chosen to play in the New York vs. New Jersey All-Star Game at Rutgers University in July 1998 ... did not allow a sack in his high school career ... as a senior in 1997, he made 55 pancake blocks and recorded 20 tackles ... he made 40 pancake blocks and was in on 25 tackles, including three quarterback sacks, his junior year ... lettered three times in outdoor track and once in indoor track.

PERSONAL: George Allen Stanley II ... born 7-26-80 in Brooklyn, N.Y. ... son of George, Sr. and Candis Stanley ... has one sister, Brittany ... Honor Roll student at Montclair High School ... member of the African-American Awareness Club & Bridge ... performed service hours as an English tutor in high school ... volunteered as a counselor for Vacation Bible School at St. Paul Baptist Church ... participated in "Feeding the Hungry" Thanksgiving food drive as a member of the Boy Scouts.

Stanley Defensively

Year GP Plys. S A Tot TFL QBS FR FC PBU Int. Blk
1998 4 27 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1999 11 167 9 8 17 1/-1 0 0 0 1 0 0
2000 8 343 16 10 26 3/-10 0 2 0 0 0 0
Career 23 537 25 19 44 4/-11 0 2 0 1 0 0