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Jack English

260 lbs.
Redshirt Freshman
Richmond, Va.
St. Christopher's School
High School
Jack English - Football - Virginia Cavaliers

– Started all 11 games in which he appeared at left tackle … missed the William & Mary and Georgia Tech games … posted 22 knockdown blocks, including four against UConn and four at Boise State … helped block for Kurt Benkert, who became the first Cavalier in program history to throw for over 3,000 yards in a single season. 2016 – Started 11 of UVA’s 12 games … made all 11 starts at left tackle … helped block for Taquan Mizzell, the first player in ACC history with 1,500 career rushing and 1,500 career receiving yards … helped block for an offense that saw Kurt Benkert break UVA’s passing record for a game and become the quickest UVA QB to throw for 2,000 yards in a season. 2015 – Appeared in all 12 of UVA’s games with seven starts … made first collegiate start against Syracuse at left tackle after Michael Mooney was lost for the year in the Pitt game … took 492 snaps at left tackle … saw time on 80 special teams plays too … helped block for one of the ACC’s most dynamic players, Taquan Mizzell, who broke the ACC record for receiving yards by a running back with 721 … part of an offensive line that saw the UVA rushing game break the 200-yard plateau three times (UNC, GT, VT). 2014 – Appeared in 11 of UVA’s 12 games … made collegiate debut against Richmond … saw time in 11 games on special teams … saw time on the offensive line in five games (Richmond, Kent State, Pitt, Florida State, Virginia Tech) … due to injuries on the offensive line saw his most significant time on offensive at Florida State when he took part in 60 plays at left tackle … played 22 offensive plays at Virginia Tech … saw time in 170 total plays during the season, including 59 special teams plays … made the move in the spring from defensive end to tight end and then during camp made the move to offensive tackle. 2013 – Did not appear in any games … redshirted season.

Played tight end and defensive line at St. Christopher’s School for head coach Michael Turner … Richmond Times-Dispatch All-Metro second team in 2012 … was a three-year letterwinner in football, earning all-state, all-prep and All-Metro honors twice … as a tight end, made 11 catches for 204 yards and one touchdown in 2012 … made 56 tackles and 17.0 tackles for loss … also collected five sacks for a loss of 43 yards … made 50 tackles, including 20 tackles for loss and seven sacks in 2011 … also played baseball and basketball … all-prep and all-state pitcher and outfielder on the baseball team … is a three-star player by and … ranked the No. 18 prospect in Virginia by the Roanoke Times … son of Ben and Loretta English … has an older brother, Patrick … has an older sister, Kate … major is undeclared and is currently studying in UVA’s College of Arts and Sciences.