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Jared Woodson
Jared Woodson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
North Garden, Va.

High School:
Western Albermarle H.S.

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 295

Position:
C

Experience:
2L



WORTH NOTING: Started three games at left guard in 2000 before missing the final eight games of the regular season and the Jeep O?ahu Bowl with a neck injury ... underwent surgery in October of 2000 ... has played up and down the offensive line throughout his career ... two-year letter winner ... competing this fall as graduate student.

HONORS: 2001?Received the Virginia Student Aid Foundation?s Judge and Mrs. Harold H. Purcell Family Football Scholarship. 2000?Received the Virginia Student Aid Foundation?s Scott Montgomery Endowed Football Scholarship.

AT VIRGINIA: 2000-- Opened the season as the starting left guard where he started the first three games ... also saw limited time at center ... incurred a neck injury in the Richmond game, but played the following week against Duke ... aggravated the injury during practice prior to the Clemson game, causing him to miss the rest of the season ... lettered. 1999?Played in all 12 games ? started at left guard in the last four games of the regular season ? also played on the field goal and extra point teams ? moved into the starting lineup at left guard as Noel LaMontagne moved to left tackle in place of an injured Josh Lawson ? had the unenviable task of making his first career start vs. top-ranked Florida State ? acquitted himself well against FSU according to the coaches ? Thomas Jones rushed for more than 200 yards in two of his four starts with Woodson in the starting lineup ? moved back into a reserve role for the Micronpc.com Bowl vs. Illinois due to Lawson?s return to action ... lettered. 1998?Played in nine regular season games as well as the Peach Bowl ... did not play vs. Auburn or Clemson ... listed at various times at center, guard and tight end on the depth chart ? saw action at guard and tight end ... played in goal line and short yardage situations when UVa went to a three-tight end set ? also played on the extra point/field goal teams. 1997?Red-shirted ... did not play in a game ... was in uniform against Auburn, Wake Forest, Clemson and Florida State.

HIGH SCHOOL: Earned two letters in football at Western Albemarle High School for head coach Billy Haun ... named first-team All-Jefferson District, All-Region, and All-Central Virginia as a senior ... second-team Associated Press All-State ... selected to participate in the 1996 East/West All-Star Classic ... named "Sleeper of the Year" among prospects in Virginia on the Charlottesville "Gold List" ... named first-team All-Valley District and second-team All-Central Virginia as a junior ... played only two years of football in high school ... also a standout basketball player ... three-time Central Virginia All-Star selection ... second-team All-Jefferson District and team captain for the Western Albemarle High School basketball team ... joins Billy Baber, a fifth-round NFL draft pick by the Kansas City Chiefs in 2001, as the first players from Western Albemarle High School to play football at UVa ... also from same high school as fellow Cavalier Marcus Martin.

PERSONAL: Jared Scott Woodson ... born 12-28-78 in Charlottesville, Va. ... son of Ronnie and Kathy Woodson ... has two brothers, Joel (20) and Joshua (17) ... participated in the Student/Athlete Leadership Group ... enjoys hunting and fishing ... received his undergraduate degree in May of 2001.