Fentrell Cypress II
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2022 – Second Team All-ACC … Pro Football Focus First Team All-ACC … Phil Steele Third Team All-ACC … Associated Press Second Team All-ACC … First Team VaSID All-State.
2022 – 7th in the country with 1.4 passes defended per game … T-2 in the ACC and T-18th in the nation in total passes defended (14) … T-4th in the ACC and T-16th in the nation in pass breakups. 2021 – Appeared and started in six of UVA’s games… made 0.5 sacks and 0.5 tackles for loss against William & Mary… recorded first career interception against UNC and returned it 66 yards to the end zone… made seven tackles against Wake Forest… made four tackles against Miami 2020 -Appeared in one of UVA’s 10 games … made season debut at Wake Forest and notched two tackles … named to 2021 ACC Academic Honor Roll. 2019 – Has appeared in two of UVA’s 14 games … made collegiate debut against Old Dominion … one of 17 UVA true freshmen to see time in 2019 … retained redshirt under new NCAA rules.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL
Played cornerback and wide receiver at Northwestern High School for head coach James Martin … made 31 tackles and recorded two interceptions as a senior … also broke up 24 passes as a senior … played in the 2018 Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas senior all-star game … made 48 tackles and four interceptions as a junior … also broke up 35 passes as a junior … also ran track and won the 2018 Region 4-AAAAA championship in the 100 meters … a three-star recruit by ESPN.com, Rivals.com and 247sports.com … major is Anthropology… recipient of the 2022-23 Virginia McDowell Bowen Scholarship for Football.