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Kirk Garner

180 lbs.
Redshirt Freshman
Baltimore, Md.
Our Lady of Good Counsel
High School
Kirk Garner - Football - Virginia Cavaliers

– Appeared in one of UVA’s 13 games … missed the William & Mary and Indiana game with an injury … played against UConn and suffered a season-ending injury … The last 10 games of the season he helped signal in defensive plays. 2016 – Appeared in eight of UVA’s 12 games with one start … season was cut short with an injury against then-No. 5 Louisville … missed the season’s final four games … made a career-high six tackles against Richmond in the opener … added 1.0 tackle for loss against the Spiders … made first career start at then-No. 24 Oregon and finished the game with five tackles against the Ducks … made two tackles at Duke … made two stops against then-No. 22 North Carolina. 2015 – Appeared in all 12 of Virginia’s games … mostly on special teams … made two tackles, both on special teams. 2014 – Appeared in 11 of Virginia’s 12 games … did not play against No. 7 UCLA … made collegiate debut against Richmond … collected five tackles on special teams … recorded first two collegiate tackles against No. 21 Louisville … notched one tackle at No. 2 Florida State … made two stops in home win over Miami. 2013 – Did not appear in any games … redshirted season … named UVa’s Defensive Scout Player of the Week for the Oregon game.

Played safety and receiver at Our Lady of Good Counsel High School for head coach Bob Milloy … rushed 10 times for 70 yards and one touchdown … caught 18 passes for 270 yards … made 42 tackles on defense and two tackles for a loss … snatched four interceptions and caused two fumbles … returned a kickoff against Gonzaga for a 78-yard touchdown … returned 14 punts for 128 yards … Maryland Consensus All-State honoree … All-State Big Schools first team at defensive back … All-WCAC first team at wide receiver … All-Gazette first team … All-Met second team as a defensive back … played in the 2012 Chesapeake Bowl … made 33 tackles as a junior in 2011 … a four-star player by … a three-star player by 247sports, and … current Cavaliers Vincent Croce, Andre Levrone and Brendan Marshall attended the same high school … major is anthropology.