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Jake McGee

235 lbs.
Richmond, Va.
Collegiate School
High School
Jake McGee - Football - Virginia Cavaliers

– John Mackey Award Preseason Watch List … Athlon Sports preseason All-ACC second team. 2012All-ACC honorable mention … VaSID All-State first-team … College Football Performance National TE of the Week honorable mention on Sept. 9 and Nov. 11.

2013– Appeared in 11 of UVa[apos]s 12 games … missed the Georgia Tech game with a lower extremity injury … made three starts … Led the Cavaliers with 43 receptions and is first on the team with 395 receiving yards … caught at least one pass in all 11 games in which he appeared … led UVa with 26 ‘Money Receptions’ … 26 of his 43 receptions (60.5 percent) went for a first down or a touchdown, or both … 14 of his ‘Money Receptions’ came on third down, including both his touchdown catches … had career-high eight receptions against then-No. 2 Oregon and later equaled that with eight receptions at Maryland … had a career-high 114 receiving yards against the Terps … was the first UVa tight end to surpass 100 receiving yards in a game since Tom Santi had 128 yards receiving against Minnesota in the 2005 Music City Bowl … caught touchdowns against VMI and Maryland … caught four balls for 32 yards against Duke … caught six passes for 65 yards against Virginia Tech. 2012 – Appeared in all 12 games with three starts … had five touchdown receptions which ties for No. 5 for most all-time at UVa by a TE … only Heath Miller (2002 & 2003), Bruce McGonnigal (1989) and Ed Carrington (1965) own more TE touchdowns in a season at UVa … had 28 receptions in the 15th most productive season by a UVa tight end … made first career receptions against Richmond … finished UR game with 2 catches for 23 yards … made four catches for 99 yards and game-winning TD versus Penn State … the TD against Penn State came with 1:28 left … made two catches on game-winning drive … the first was a 44-yard one-handed reception on a 3rd and 16 situation … the second was the touchdown on a 3rd and goal from the six yard line … made first career start at Georgia Tech and caught a TD pass … had two catches for 24 yards and a TD vs. Maryland … caught four passes for 26 yards, including game-winning TD with six seconds left vs. Miami … added three catches for 46 yards against North Carolina. 2011 – Appeared in all 13 of Virginia[apos]s games … had eight tackles on special teams … forced a fumble on a kickoff at Indiana that resulted in a UVa recovery inside the redzone … has seen time on offense. 2010 – Redshirted … selected by the UVa coaches as the scout team player of the week against Miami … dressed for the Richmond, VMI, Florida State, North Carolina, Eastern Michigan, Miami, Duke and Maryland games … moved from QB to TE during preseason camp.

VIS first-team all-state quarterback/defensive back … Richmond Times-Dispatch first-team All-Metro quarterback … first-team All-Prep League … ranked No. 36 on Roanoke Times[apos] top prospects list … led Collegiate to back-to-back VIS Division I state titles (2008 & 2009) … beat Liberty Christian in championship game by tallying seven touchdowns (four pass, three rush) … also played safety … threw for 3,007 yards and 34 touchdowns on 212-of-348 passing as a senior … rushed for 576 yards and 11 scores as a senior … made 60 solo tackles at free safety in 2009 … also plays basketball at Collegiate … Played for head coach Mark Palyo at Collegiate … son of Carol and Matthew McGee.