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Billy Kemp IV

175 lbs.
Highland Springs, Va.
Highland Springs HS
High School

– Appeared in 13 of UVA’s 14 games with one start … caught three passes for 34 yards against William & Mary … returned four punts for 51 yards against the Tribe … caught two passes for 20 yards in the win over Florida State … made two catches for 10 yards in the win over Old Dominion … made three catches for 10 yards at No. 10 Notre Dame … also returned two punts for 17 yards against the Irish … caught two passes for 20 yards at Miami … caught two passes against Duke … caught four passes for 51 yards against Georgia Tech … made a crucial third-down reception that led to a first down that allowed UVA to run out the clock in the game’s closing minutes against the Yellow Jackets … caught four passes for 42 yards in win against Liberty … caught three passes for 32 yards and his first collegiate touchdown in the Commonwealth Cup victory over Virginia Tech … his third quarter touchdown tied the game with the Hokies at 20-20 … had a career day in the ACC Championship game against Clemson where he made nine receptions for 66 yards … caught one pass in the Orange Bowl against Florida. 2018– Appeared in seven of UVA’s 13 games … one of 13 UVA true freshmen to see action in 2018 … one of eight UVA true freshmen to make collegiate debut in season-opening win over Richmond … returned punts for the first time against South Carolina in the Belk Bowl … returned three punts for 31 yards, including a long of 11 against the Gamecocks.

Speedy prep standout performer who played wide receiver, defensive back and returned kicks at Highland Springs High School for head coach Loren Johnson … helped Highland Spring to consecutive Class 5A state titles as a junior and senior … team went 14-1 his senior season … in 2017 he had 49 catches for 981 yards and scored 16 touchdowns … had three interceptions on defense as a senior … named to 5B All-Region team … started his high school career at Lee-Davis … son of Ilene and Bill Kemp … three-star recruit by … two-star recruit by, and