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52 Aaron Taliaferro
Aaron  Taliaferro

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Gloucester, VA

High School:
Gloucester

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 215

Position:
LB

Tremendous playmaker on defense ... PrepStar All-Atlantic region ... three stars by Rivals.com and Scout.com ... rated the nation's No. 21 weakside linebacker by Scout.com ... No. 43 outside linebacker by Rivals.com ... ranked the No. 11 player in Virginia by Scout.com. 13th on the Charlottesville Daily Progress "Gold List," No. 22 by Rivals.com, No. 28 by TheSabre.com, 31st by SuperPrep and No. 32 by the Roanoke Times ... had at least 10 sacks all four years and finished his career with 61 ... moved from defensive end to linebacker for his senior season and earned second-team all-district honors ... recorded 90 tackles, including 10 sacks, had 34 quarterback pressures and caused five fumbles... named the team MVP as a senior ... made 65 tackles and 19 sacks as a junior and earned first-team all-district recognition ... also had 45 quarterback pressures and caused five fumbles ... team captain throughout his career ... is a frontcourt player on the basketball team ... named the school's "Duke of the Year."

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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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