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Josh Ahern

236 lbs.
Fifth Year
Burke, Va.
Lake Braddock
High School
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– Appeared in six of UVA’s games, making five starts … recorded five tackles, one tackle for loss and a sack in Virginia’s season opener against Richmond … made four tackles against Illinois … registered seven tackles against Old Dominion … made a tackle against Syracuse … recorded six tackles and 0.5 tackles for loss against Duke … made three tackles against Louisville … named to 2022-23 ACC Honor Roll.  2021 – Appeared in 11 of UVA’s games and started in three… made one tackle and 0.5 tackles for loss in a win over William & Mary and UNC… made two tackles and 1.0 tackles for loss against Miami… made two tackles against Wake Forest and Virginia Tech… made four tackles and 1.0 tackles for loss in a win over Duke… forced a fumble against Duke… made five tackles against Georgia Tech and Notre Dame. 2020 – Appeared in nine of UVA’s 10 games … made one tackle in the season-opening win over Duke … made one tackle at No. 11 Miami … recorded a tackle against No. 15 North Carolina … notched a special teams tackle in win over Louisville … made a tackle against Boston College. 2019 – Appeared in three of UVA’s 14 games … made collegiate debut against Duke … recorded two tackles against the Blue Devils … saw time on special teams and on defense … one of 17 UVA true freshmen to appear in 2019 … retained redshirt under new NCAA rules.HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL
Played linebacker and tight end at Lake Braddock High School for head coach Mike Dougherty … was a first-team all-region linebacker in 2018 as a senior after finishing with 183 tackles … also earned first-team All-Northern Virginia honors and second-team All-Met … 2017 first-team all-conference, all-region and all-area honoree … helped lead Lake Braddock to the conference championship in 2017 and a third-place finish in the region after tallying 182 tackles … son of Michel and Pete Ahern  … a three-star recruit by, and … Earning a Masters degree in Quantitative Analytics in Education and the Social Sciences.