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Chris Sharp

195 lbs.
Burlington, N.J.
The Hun School
High School
Chris Sharp - Football - Virginia Cavaliers

– Appeared in 13 of UVA’s 14 games … in the season-opening win at Pitt he finished the game with two catches for eight yards and one touchdown … caught two passes for 13 yards against William & Mary. 2018– Appeared in all 13 of UVA’s games … caught first career touchdown pass for 20 yards at Indiana … scored a touchdown on a three-yard pass against Louisville in the ACC opener … made one catch against No. 16 Miami … rushed once for eight yards at Duke … caught one pass against Pitt … caught one pass for 10 yards against South Carolina in the Belk Bowl. 2017 – Appeared in all 13 of UVA’s games … recorded first collegiate rush against William & Mary … also rushed once against Indiana … rushed once for five yards against Duke … rushed three times for eight yards at North Carolina … rushed once for eight yards at Pitt … rushed once for two yards against Georgia Tech … rushed twice for 16 yards and his first collegiate touchdown at Louisville. 2016 – Appeared in all 12 of UVA’s games … saw most of his time on special teams … saw limited time at safety … made collegiate debut against Richmond … returned four kicks for 73 yards against the Spiders … made two tackles against Pitt … made one tackle against then-No. 22 North Carolina. 2015 – Did not appear in any games … redshirted season … named the offensive scout team player of the week by the UVA coaches for the Notre Dame game … named the defensive scout team player of the week by the UVA coaches for the Georgia Tech game … named the special teams scout player of the week by the UVA coaches for the William & Mary game.

Played linebacker and running back at The Hun School for head coach Todd Smith … rated a three-star recruit by, 247Sports and … a two-star recruit by Rivals … a four-year varsity letterwinner and team MVP in 2013 and 2014 … senior captain … 2014 Maxwell Award winner … 2014 MAPL Conference Offensive Player of the Year … NJ Prep first-team all-state … first-team all-area … 2014 Scholar Athlete Award … 2014 All-Mid-Atlantic Prep League … led the conference with 1,085 rushing yards on 81 carries and 19 rushing touchdowns … averaged 13.4 yards per carry … recorded 281 yards receiving with four touchdowns … as a junior was first-team All-MAPL, all-prep and All-Princeton Packet … on honor roll in 2013 and 2014 … a 2014 Red Shield Society Leader … son of Garry and Terri Sharp … has an older brother, Gary, and an older sister, Tyler … brother, Gary, played football at Johns Hopkins from 2010-12 … volunteers through the Sigma Beta Club for the Feed the Homeless program … also helps provide supplies to the Teen Mothers program in Burlington County, N.J. … enjoys reading Japanese Manga/Anime and playing the piano … major is undeclared and is currently studying in UVA’s College of Arts and Sciences.