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Canaan Severin

210 lbs.
Marlborough, Mass.
Worcester Academy
High School
Canaan Severin - Football - Virginia Cavaliers

Concludes his career with 102 catches, which ranks No. 19 all-time in program history … finishes career No. 15 all-time in the UVA record book with 1,383 career receiving yards … finished 2015 with 759 receiving yards, which ranks No. 15 all-time in program history for most receiving yards in a season … his 54 receptions in 2015 ties him with Herman Moore (1990) for No. 11 all-time in the UVA annals for catches in a season … finished his career with at least one catch in his last 24 games in a Cavalier uniform … notched 96 catches over the 2014 and 2015 seasons.

– All-ACC second-team … All-ACC Coaches second-team … one of UVA’s four team captains.

– Appeared in all 12 of UVA’s games with six starts … finished the regular season No. 3 in the ACC with 759 receiving yards … became the 20th player in program history to reach 100 career receptions … caught five balls for 58 yards at No. 13 UCLA … notched his first career 100-yard game with 11 catches for 153 yards against No. 9 Notre Dame and was named ACC Receiver of the Week … caught three balls for 53 yards and one touchdown against William & Mary … had four catches against Boise State … caught three passes for 50 yards and one touchdown at Pitt … caught four passes for 70 yards and one touchdown against Syracuse … his 36-yard touchdown in the first overtime forced a second overtime where UVA won in three overtimes … became the 34th Cavalier to amass at least 1,000 career receiving yards against Syracuse … caught three passes for 40 yards at North Carolina … caught four passes for 55 yards and one touchdown against Georgia Tech … his 30-yard receiving touchdown put UVA up for good over the Yellow Jackets (20-14) in the third quarter … caught five passes for a team-high 70 yards at Miami … was named ACC Receiver of the Week after catching eight passes for 116 yards and a career-high three touchdowns at Louisville … became the first UVA player to score three receiving touchdowns since 1994 when Tyrone Davis did so against Navy … scored on passes from Matt Johns of 30, 23 and 16 yards … caught one pass for 14 yards against Duke … caught three passes for 46 yards and one touchdown in the season finale against Virginia Tech … his 27-yard touchdown score was an acrobatic catch where he caught the ball over the Hokie defender and falling out of bounds … he got both feet down in the front corner of the end zone for the score.  2014 – Appeared in all 12 of UVA’s games and posted nine starts … made 42 catches for 578 receiving yards and five receiving touchdowns which were all team highs … caught at least one pass in all 12 games … made first collegiate start against No. 7 UCLA in the season opener … hauled in five receptions for 55 yards against the Bruins … caught first two career touchdown passes against Richmond … made four catches for 19 yards against No. 21 Louisville … caught four balls for 58 yards at No. 21 BYU… made five catches for 60 yards against Kent State … caught one pass for 30 yards against Pitt … made two catches at Duke … caught a 31-yard touchdown against North Carolina … made five catches for 64 yards at Georgia Tech … caught four passes for 56 yards and a touchdown at No. 2 Florida State … caught four passes for 55 yards and one touchdown against Miami … made four catches for 82 yards in the season finale at Virginia Tech. 2013 – Appeared in nine of UVA’s 12 games … missed the BYU, North Carolina and Miami games with injuries … finished season with five catches for 43 yards … made first catch of the season against VMI … made two catches for 20 yards against Georgia Tech … snatched two more receptons against Clemson for 17 yards … appeared on special teams for 78 plays … one of 19 different Cavaliers to make at least one reception in 2013. 2012 – Appeared in all 12 games for Virginia … made collegiate debut versus Richmond … caught first career reception for three yards at Georgia Tech … finished season with one catch … appeared on special teams for 85 plays … one of 17 different Cavaliers to make at least one reception in 2012.

Played wide receiver and defensive back for head coach David Dykeman at Worcester Academy … took part in ESPN’s third annual Champion Gridiron Kings event at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Fla. … four stars from Rivals … three stars from ESPN and Scout … ranked No. 23 athlete nationally … had 35 catches for 550 yards and five touchdowns in 2010 … as a sophomore had 30 receptions for 450 yards and five touchdowns.