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Chris Brathwaite

280 lbs.
Brooklyn, N.Y.
Holy Cross HS
High School
Chris Brathwaite - Football - Virginia Cavaliers

2014 – Appeared in three games at offensive guard … made the switch in camp from defensive tackle to offensive guard … saw time against Kent State, Duke and North Carolina … played offensive guard on three plays against Kent State … ran on 10 special teams plays. 2013 – Rejoined the program in the spring of 2014 after not being enrolled at the University for the 2013 season. 2012Appeared in all 12 games at defensive tackle … finished the season leading all UVa defensive tackles with 41 tackles … trailed only DE Jake Snyder (44) among UVa defensive linemen in tackles … led UVa with 10.0 tackles for loss … came off the bench in all 12 games … had three tackles against Penn State … six tackles against Louisiana Tech … four tackles against Maryland … posted a career-high nine tackles against Wake Forest … had five tackles, 2.0 sacks and 2.5 TFL at NC State and was named ACC Defensive Lineman of the Week … had four tackles at Virginia Tech … psted 2.0 tackles for a loss of nine yards against the Hokies. 2011 – Injury sidelined him in the beginning of the season … appeared in five games … made collegiate debut against Idaho … also saw time at Maryland, against Duke and Virginia Tech … made first collegiate tackle against Virginia Tech … played a season-high 20 plays against Auburn in the Chick-fil-A Bowl. 2010 – Redshirted … selected by the UVa coaches as the scout team player of the week for the Miami game.

High School and Personal
Earned the 2009 Vincent O’Connor Award given annually to the top defensive player in the CHSFL … Three-time All-CHSFL selection in the 22-team league … first-team all-city by The Daily News … First-team all-city by New York Post … ranked No. 9 player in the state of New York by … rated a two-star prospect by … had 45 tackles, including 24 tackles for a loss as a senior, and six sacks … recorded 36 tackles and four sacks in 2008 … played offensive line as a sophomore … played offensive and defensive line as a junior and senior … hails from same high school as former UVa standout and current New York Giants’ wide receiver Kevin Ogletree … played for head coach Tom Pugh at Holy Cross … son of Yolanda and Charles Brathwaite … Last name is pronounced Brath-Weight … African American studies major.