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David Watford

200 lbs.
Hampton, Va.
Hampton HS
High School
David Watford - Football - Virginia Cavaliers

2014 – Appeared in five of UVa’s 12 games with one start … made his first career start at wide receiver against Virginia Tech … only played quarterback against Richmond and Kent State … played wide receiver and ran the wildcat at No. 2 Florida State … finished season 3-of-4 passing for 45 yards … made first career reception as a wide receiver at Georgia Tech for seven yards. 2013 – Started all 12 games … set a UVa sophomore record with 244 pass completions … ranks No. 3 all-time at UVa for completions in a season with 244 … set a UVa season record with 427 pass attempts … set a UVa record with 43 pass completions in a game against Georgia Tech … the 43 completions is a Georgia Tech record for completions by an opponent in a game against the Yellow Jackets … also set a UVa game record with 61 pass attempts against Georgia Tech … passed for a career-high 376 yards against Georgia Tech, the fourth-most ever in a game by a UVa quarterback … passed for over 200 yards in five games … found Darius Jennings for an 11-yard scoring strike to put UVa up 10-7 in the third quarter of a rainy home win over BYU … went 27-of-44 for 263 yards and a touchdown at Maryland … was 20-of-38 for 263 yards and a touchdown against Duke … third on the team with 208 rushing yards … rushed 11 times for 47 yards and a score against Ball State … also scored touchdowns rushing the ball against VMI and Clemson … rushed nine times for 46 yards at Miami … rushed seven times for 37 yards against Virginia Tech. 2012 – Redshirted season … dressed for all 12 games … was named UVa’s scout player of the week for the Miami game. 2011 – One of 12 true freshmen that made collegiate debut against William & Mary … appeared in 10 games … did not play against Duke, at Florida State, or in Chick-fil-A Bowl … had career highs with 10 completions against Southern Miss and Idaho … tossed first collegiate TD pass to Jeremiah Mathis against Southern Miss … connected on a 27-yd TD pass to Dominique Terrell in OT to beat Idaho … rushed five times for 22 yards against Southern Miss. Enrolled in January and participated in spring practice.

Quarterback at Hampton High School in Hampton … ranked No. 29 QB in nation by … No. 19 recruit in state according to … rated No. 58 QB in nation by … ranked No. 76 QB in country by … received a scouts grade of 76 from … three-star prospect according to,, and … dual-threat QB who totaled over 3,000 yards of total offense his senior year … first-team All-Peninsula District and second-team All-Eastern Region selection as a senior … passed for 1, 478 yards and added another 795 on the ground to lead the Crabbers to a berth in the 2010 Div. 5, Eastern Region finals … failed to throw an interception in 157 attempts his senior season … led coach Mike Smith’s squad to an 11-2 record, with the Crabbers’ only losses coming to eventual state champion Phoebus … cousin of former UVa quarterback and current assistant Marques Hagans … attended the same high school as Hagans, as well as ACC QB standouts Ronald Curry and Tyrod Taylor.