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Bill Schautz

265 lbs.
Bloomfield, N.J.
Bergen Catholic HS
High School
Bill Schautz - Football - Virginia Cavaliers

2012 – Appeared in six game with five starts … missed six games with a hamstring injury … started first two games for UVa … made three tackles against Richmond … missed the Georgia Tech game with injury … also missed the Louisiana Tech, Duke, Maryland, Wake Forest and NC State games with same hamstring injury … returned to lineup vs. Miami after missing five games … started against UNC and Virginia Tech … had a season-best six tackles at Virginia Tech … also made one tackle against Miami and North Carolina. 2011 – Made first career start against Idaho … appeared in first 11 games before suffering a season-ending injury late in the Florida State game … had a sack, a forced fumble, TFL and a pass break-up at FSU, sparking UVa to the win over the then-No. 23 Seminoles … made a season and career-high six tackles vs. NC State … made 1.5 tackles for a loss of four yards against Idaho … recovered fumbles at Maryland and against Southern Miss … broke up a pass at Indiana. 2010 – Appeared in eight of Virginia[apos]s 12 games … made season debut against Florida State … appeared in 63 total plays … recorded one tackle on season at Virginia Tech … selected by the UVa coaches as the scout player of the week for the Richmond and USC games. 2009 – Appeared in nine games during the season … returned a blocked punt at Miami for a touchdown … appeared on special teams and at linebacker … appeared on a season-high 11 plays at linebacker against Indiana … made two tackles including a solo sack against Boston College. 2008– Redshirted.

Versatile player who played a multitude of positions for coach Fred Stengel at Bergen Catholic HS … played quarterback early in his career, but also played tight end, wide receiver and safety … 3 stars by Rivals … 2 stars by Scout … rated the nation[apos]s No. 45 tight end by Rivals and the No. 72 quarterback by Scout … Rival[apos]s No. 19 player in New Jersey, No. 23 by SuperPrep and No. 34 by Scout … earned third-team all-state honors at wide receiver as a senior, as well as first-team all-county recognition by the Bergen Record … caught 29 passes for 411 yards and four touchdowns … had 57 tackles, two sacks and four interceptions on defense … began his junior season as the team[apos]s quarterback, but got injured … moved to wide receiver upon his return and had more than 500 receiving yards and 11 touchdowns … son of Ann and Ken Schautz.