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Naji Abdullah

DE
Position
6'5''
Height
215 lbs.
Weight
Freshman
Class
Jacksonville, Fla.
Hometown
Sandalwood HS
High School

AT VIRGINIA
2016
– Appeared in two of UVA’s 12 games … made his collegiate debut at Wake Forest … also appeared against Miami … saw all of his time on special teams. 2015 – Did not appear in any games … redshirted season … named the scout team player of the week by the UVA coaches for the William & Mary game.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL
Played defensive end and outside linebacker at Sandalwood High School for head coach Adam Geis … rated a three-star recruit according to ESPN.com and 247sports.com … a two-star recruit according to Rivals.com and Scout.com … tallied 40 tackles, eight sacks and made five pass deflections … recovered two fumbles … son of Faheemah Abdullah … stepfather is Gary Mccool … has two brothers, Giovann Riddle and Adain Mccool … has three sisters, Nyja Abudllah, Doris Mccool and Caitlyn Mccool … major is undeclared and is currently studying in UVa’s College of Arts and Sciences … name is pronounced Nah-Gee Ab-Duel-Ah.