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Sept. 19, 2015

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William & Mary at Virginia
Sept. 19, 2015
Virginia Game Notes

Team Notes
• Virginia is now 28-6-1 all-time vs. William & Mary
• Head coach Mike London improved to 4-0 all-time vs. William & Mary and 18-3 all-time vs. the Colonial Athletic Association
• Virginia’s first scoring drive of 9:13 marked its second-longest in school history, trailing only a 9:15 drive against NC State in 1984
• The 16-play, 84-yard drive and 9:13 time of possession on the first drive all marked season highs for Virginia
• Virginia First Time Starters: Offense: Sean Karl (OG), Evan Butts (TE); Defense: Andrew Brown (DT)
• Eric Gallon (OLB)** and Darious Lattimore (CB) made their collegiate debuts; ** – denotes true freshmen
• WR T.J. Thorpe made his Virginia debut after playing three seasons at North Carolina
• The blocked punt by William & Mary marked the first against Virginia since 2014 vs. Miami (Garrett Kidd)

Player Notes
• QB Matt Johns went 17-of-23 for 263 yards and career-best three touchdown passes
• Johns also established career-bests in completion percentage (.739) and long completion (80 yards)
• Johns (263 yards) has eclipsed 200 passing yards in five-of-six career starts
• RB Taquan Mizzell had a career-best 80-yard touchdown reception, marking Virginia’s longest pass play since a 78-yarder by Perry Jones from Michael Rocco vs. Miami in 2011)
• The 80-yard touchdown tied for the 16th longest pass play in school history (Wayne Schuchts to Quentin Walker vs. Duke, 1983)
• Mizzell, who extended his reception streak to a team-leading 24 games, had five receptions for a career-high 123 yards
• Mizzell’s two career 100-yard receiving games have come this season (UCLA and William & Mary)
• Mizzell (5 rushes, 44 yards) tied a career long with a 36-yard rush
• RB Jordan Ellis (5 rushes, 50 yards) rushed for a 39-yard touchdown on his first career carry
• RB Olamide Zaccheaus had a 30-yard punt return on his first career attempt
• FB Connor Wingo-Reeves tallied his first career touchdown reception
• WR David Eldridge had a 43-yard reception on his first career catch
• WR Canaan Severin, who has a 15-game reception streak, hauled in a 26-yard touchdown reception (sixth career TD reception)
• CB Maurice Canady had a career-best 74-yard punt return for a touchdown, marking UVa’s first punt return TD since Alvin Pearman’s 70-yarder vs. Temple (2004)
• The 74-yard punt return touchdown marked the fifth-longest punt return TD in school history and tied for eighth longest overall.
• The Canady punt return is tied for the 12th longest in the nation this year (Brisly Estime, Syracuse vs. Rhode Island)
• LB Micah Kiser had a career-high 15 tackles, two tackles for loss, a forced fumble and career-best two sacks
• LB Zack Bradshaw had a career-best nine tackles and one tackle for loss
• CB Tim Harris tied a career high with seven tackles

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