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John Kirven

DL
Position
6'5''
Height
265 lbs.
Weight
Freshman
Class
Raleigh, N.C.
Hometown
Woodberry Forest (Va.
High School

AT VIRGINIA
2017
– Appeared in 10 of UVA’s 13 games … missed the Military Bowl with an illness … one of 17 UVA true freshmen to play …made collegiate debut against UConn on special teams … made first career tackle at Boise State.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL
Played defensive end and tight end at Woodberry Forest for head coach Clint Alexander … didn’t start playing football until sophomore season at Woodberry … caught three passes for 30 yards in 2016 … recorded 31 tackles and seven tackles for a loss on defense in 2016 … collected seven sacks … made 17 quarterback hurries … scored one rushing touchdown in 2016 on a 10-yard carry, his only rush of his high school career … caught nine passes for 74 yards and one score in 2015 as a junior … brother, Caid, is a former UVA men’s basketball student-athlete from 2012-16 … rated a three-star recruit by ESPN.com, Rivals.com and 247Sports.com … rated a two-star recruit by Scout.com.