Looking at UVA’s depth chart ahead of Georgia Tech

Micah Kiser ... you should probably watch him. (Virginiasports.com)

Micah Kiser … you should probably watch him. (Virginiasports.com)

A look at Virginia’s (2-8, 1-5 ACC) depth chart ahead of Saturday’s game against Georgia Tech (6-4, 3-4) at Bobby Dodd Stadium:

OFFENSE

WR

Doni Dowling, 6-1, 215, Jr.

David Eldridge, 6-1, 180, So.

Dowling has 38 receptions for 532 yards and four touchdowns.

LT

Jack English, 6-5, 290, Jr.

Michael Mooney, 6-6, 295, Sr.

The Cavs have allowed 31 sacks this season.

LG

Michael Mooney, 6-6, 295, Sr.

Jamie Fielder, 6-6, 300, So.

The Cavs are averaging 106.6 rushing yards per game.

C

Jackson Matteo, 6-5, 290, Sr.

Jake Fieler, 6-6, 300, So.

RG

Jack McDonald, 6-5, 290, Jr.

R.J. Proctor, 6-5, 305, R-Fr.

Virginia has scored on 29 of its last 34 trips inside the 20-yard line, with 26 touchdowns.

RT

Eric Smith, 6-5, 300, Sr.

Michael Mooney, 6-6, 295, Sr.

TE

Brendan Marshall, 6-5, 235, Jr.

Tanner Cowley, 6-4, 220, R-Fr.

Marshall has three receptions for 24 yards.

QB

Matt Johns, 6-5, 215, Sr.

Kurt Benkert, 6-4, 230, Jr.

Johns has 15 career starts, but will likely be making his first start this season in place of Kurt Benkert.

SB

Taquan Mizzell, 5-10, 195, Sr.

Jordan Ellis, 5-11, 220, So.

Mizzell is the only player in ACC history with at least 1,500 rushing yards and 1,500 receiving yards in his career. … He has 141 carries for 696 yards and 45 receptions for 361 yards this season.

BB

Albert Reid, 5-9, 215, Sr.

Connor Wingo-Reeves, 6-3, 225, Sr.

Reid has 1,224 rushing yards with 12 touchdowns in his career. … He has 86 carries for 417 yards this season.

WR

Keeon Johnson, 6-3, 215, Sr.

Tanner Cowley, 6-4, 220, R-Fr.

Johnson needs five yards to become the 36th player in school history with at least 1,000 receiving yards. … He has 43 receptions for 402 yards this season.

WR

Olamide Zaccheaus, 5-8, 190, So.

Ben Hogg, 6-0, 170, So.

Zaccheaus is second on the team 517 receiving yards and six touchdowns. He leads the team in receptions (45).

WR

Ryan Santoro, 6-2, 215, Sr.

Andre Levrone, 6-3, 225, Jr.

Santoro has seven receptions for 71 yards this season.

DEFENSE

DE

Andrew Brown, 6-4, 290, Jr.

Juwan Moye, 6-3, 255, Fr.

Brown has 36 tackles, including a team-leading 11 for loss this season.

NT

Donte Wilkins, 6-1, 300, Sr.

Jack Powers, 6-5, 280, Jr.

Wilkins has 40 tackles. … The Cavs are giving up 179.2 rushing yards per game.

DE

Eli Hanback, 6-4, 270, R-Fr.

Steven Wright, 6-4, 255, R-Fr.

Hanback has 32 tackles this season.

SLB

Jordan Mack, 6-4, 205, Fr.

Eric Gallon, 6-2, 220, So.

Mack is one of nine true freshmen to play for the Cavs this season.

MLB

Micah Kiser, 6-2, 240, Jr.

C.J. Stalker, 6-2, 225, So.

Kiser leads the ACC with 114 tackles, which is third-most in the FBS. … His 231 tackles since the start of the 2015 season are the third-most in FBS.

BLB

Zach Bradshaw, 6-3, 230, Sr.

Landan Word, 6-5, 245, Fr.

Bradshaw has 58 tackles with five for loss this season.

WLB

Chris Peace, 6-1, 230, So.

Matt Terrell, 6-4, 225, Fr.

Peace has 48 tackles with 3 ½ for loss. … The Cavs have 24 sacks this season.

CB

Juan Thornhill, 6-1, 190, So.

Kareem Gibson, 5-11, 170, R-Fr.

Thornhill has 42 tackles and a team-leading three interceptions this season.

SS

Kelvin Rainey, 6-1, 205, Sr.

Chris Sharp, 6-2, 195, R-Fr.

Rainey is third on the team with 63 tackles.

FS

Quin Blanding, 6-2, 215, Jr.

Chris Moore, 6-2, 200, Fr.

Johnson said Blanding may be the best defensive player in the ACC. He has 100 tackles and two interceptions. … Blanding needs five tackles to pass Anthony Poindexter for most tackles (342) by a defensive back in school history.

CB

Bryce Hall, 6-3, 200, Fr.

Wilfred Wahee, 5-10, 200, Sr.

Hall has 21 tackles and two interceptions.

SPECIAL TEAMS

P

Nicholas Conte, 6-3, 225, Sr.

Conte leads the ACC and is No. 11 in FBS with an average 44.8 yards per punt. … He’s had 29 punts inside the 20-yard line, with 13 of those inside the 10.

PK

Sam Hayward, 6-0, 165, Jr.

Hayward played soccer for the Cavaliers before joining the football team.

PR

Daniel Hamm, 5-10, 200, Jr.

Hamm has 21 returns for 190 yards. It’s the most for the Cavs since 2007.

KOR

Joe Reed, 6-3, 210, Fr.

Daniel Hamm, 5-10, 200, Jr.

Reed is No. 4 in the ACC with an average of 25.7 yards per return.

 

 

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