The votes are in, and our panel of experts (read: me) has finalized its selections
for UVa's All-Decade Team for 1990-1999.  The leading vote-getters on special
teams are below. Offense can be found
here; defense can be found here; and
final cuts can be found
Special Teams
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Kicker - Rafael Garcia
Garcia was a bona fide offensive weapon on some of the best UVa teams in
recent memory.  Garcia lettered all four seasons from 1993-1996, and is
fourth on UVa's all-time scoring list.  Garcia was
Virginia's leading scorer in 1994, when his 85 points led the ACC, and again
in 1996. Garcia's 18 points against Virginia Tech in 1994 are the most ever
scored in a game by a Virginia kicker, and his 56-yard field goal in the 1995
win over Texas is tied for the longest in UVa history. Garcia earned All-ACC
honors three times (1994 – Honorable Mention, 1995 – 1st Team, 1996 – 2nd
Team).  In addition, he was selected 3rd Team All-America as a junior in
1995 (CSM) and 2nd Teal All-America as a senior in 1996 (AP and The
Sporting News).
Punter - Will Brice
I know he was a punter, but I don't care - Will Brice was a straight up
badass. Brice, who was UVa's starting punter from 1993-1996,
never averaged less than 40.5 yards per punt and never had a punt
blocked. He was named All-ACC an amazing four times, including
two 2nd team selections (1993 & 1994) and two 1st Team
selections (1995 & 1996). As a junior in 1995, Brice earned 1st
Team All-America honors from the Football Writers' Association of
America, and 2nd Team Honors from The Sporting News. As a
senior, Brice averaged 44.7 yards per punt, a full two and one-half
yards more than his previous career high. Over the course of his
career, Brice unleashed 10 punts of 60+ yards, including a 78-yard
bomb against Georgia Tech in 1994, which ranks as the
third-longest punt in school history.
Kickoff Returner - Jerrod Washington
Washington led UVa in kickoff returns for three consecutive seasons
(1991-1993).  In 1991, Washington averaged a career-high 26.1 yards
per return and ran one back for a 91 yard touchdown (9th longest return
in school history) against Virginia Tech.  In 1992, Washington averaged
20.2 yards per return and posted a 96-yard touchdown return (5th
longest in school history) against Georgia Tech.  As a senior in 1993,
Washington was a team captain and served as the team’s primary
return man (averaging 18.1 yards per return) and feature running back,
finishing with 871 rushing yards and five touchdowns. Washington
ranks 11th all-time at Virginia in all-purpose yards (3,274).  
Punt Returner - Tiki Barber
Barber just missed making the team at running back, but he was the
clear choice as the all-decade punt returner. Barber led the Hoos in
punt returns for three straight seasons (1994-1996).  As a sophomore
in 1994, Barber averaged 10.6 yards per return and had a 74-yard
touchdown return against Navy.  Barber became Virginia’s primary
running back in 1995 but continued to return punts, averaging 8.5 yards
per return.  Barber had his best season as a senior in 1996, leading
the ACC with an average of 12.7 yards per return and breaking one for a
74-yard touchdown against NC State. For his efforts, Barber was
named 2nd Team All-ACC as a return specialist in 1996.