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Joe Bissinger

OG
Position
6'4''
Height
310 lbs.
Weight
Junior
Class
Houston, Texas
Hometown
Memorial HS
High School

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AT VIRGINIA
2020– Appeared in all 10 of UVA’s games with three starts … made first collegiate start at left guard against Abilene Christian following the season-ending injury to Dillon Reinkensmeyer … started the last three games of the season at left guard … part of an offensive line that ranked No. 1 in the ACC and No. 12 in the nation in tackles for loss allowed (4.2), while also ranking No. 2 in the ACC with 2.0 sacks allowed a game. 2019 – Appeared in 11 of UVA’s 14 games … has seen time at right and left guard, in addition to special teams … has helped block for quarterback Bryce Perkins, one of two quarterbacks in the nation with 3,000+ passing yards and 700+ rushing yards. 2018 – Did not appear in any games … redshirted season.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL
Played offensive tackle at Memorial High School for head coach Gary Koch … was a three-time first-team all-district selection for the 6A school … named 2017 second-team All-Greater Houston … elected to the city-wide all-star team in 2017 by the Houston Chronicle … recipient of the 2017 H.M. Landrum Award, which is awarded to the best offensive lineman in Spring Branch ISD … team went 3-6 his senior season with two games canceled due to Hurricane Harvey and 2-8 as a junior … team qualified for district playoffs in 2015 … named to Houston Chronicle’s Top-100 High School Football Recruits list … was first player from Spring Branch Independent School District to commit to a Division I program for his class … named to the Houston Touchdown Club 2017 UIL All-Preseason team … academic all-state honorable mention … team captain as a senior … on Dave Campbell’s Texas Top 300 Super Team … Vype Houston Top 100 … squat record holder (600 pounds) at Memorial High School … 1,000 pound Club Record Holder (1,535) at Memorial High School … member of the National Honor Society … son of Dave and Meg Bissinger … has three brothers, Mike, Luke and Ben … great grandfather, Lysso Coco, played football at Spring Hill College in Alabama … enjoys weight lifting and fishing … community activities include Memorial Young Life and St. Cecilia Catholic Church “LifeTeen” … is rated a three-star recruit by ESPN.com, 247Sports.com and a two-star recruit by Rivals.com … major is government … 2019-20 and 2020-21 Virginia McDowell Bowen Scholarship for Football recipient.