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Perry Jones (2009)
John Bivens (2006-2008)
Cain Ringstaff (2006)
Jackson Andrews (2004-2005)
Wali Lundy (2002-2005)
Arlen Harris (2001)
Donny Green (1997-1998, 2000)
Alex Seals (1999)
Jamie Sharper (1992-1996)
Nikki Fisher (1988-1991)
Jerome Thompson (1986-1988)
Keith Vanderbeek (1983-1985)
Hoo Wore it Best? #33 - Jamie Sharper
This will likely be one of the toughest calls out of any of the jersey
numbers, as there have been several great players who have worn
#33. The decision ultimately came down to two guys - Jamie Sharper
and Wali Lundy - both of whom are on my short list of all-time favorite
Hoos. An argument can be made for either guy, but in the end I think
Sharper takes it by a nose. His resume is just silly.  After being voted
3rd Team Freshman All-American by Football News in 1993, Sharper
was selected to the All-ACC Team each of the next three seasons (2nd
Team in 1994, Honorable Mention in 1995, and 1st Team in 1996).  As
a senior, Sharper had 123 tackles, 17 tackles for loss, 6.5 sacks, four
fumble recoveries and an interception. For his efforts, he was named
3rd Team All-American by Football News and was a semifinalist for the
Bronco Nagurski Trophy, the Dick Butkus Award, and the Football News
Defensive Player of the Year Award.  Sharper finished his career as
Virginia's all-time leader in tackles, a distinction he still holds.
Also Receiving Consideration:  Wali Lundy led the Hoos in rushing three times (2002, 2003 &
2005).  As a freshman, he was named 2nd Team Freshman All-American by The Sporting News
and Honorable Mention Freshman All-American by CollegeFootballNews.com, and he was voted to
the ACC All-Freshman Team by The Sporting News. In 2003, Lundy was voted 2nd Team All-ACC,
and in 2005 he was a team captain and a semi-finalist for the Doak Walker Award. Lundy was a
touchdown machine throughout his career.  He still holds the ACC record for touchdowns scored
with 52 (43 rushing, nine receiving), and he also holds the ACC records for most receptions (58)
and most all-purpose yards (1,670) by a freshman.
Don Combs (1984)
Kenny Word (1979-1982)
Tracy Moon (1977-1978)
Raymond Keys (1976)
Kevin Keto (1975)
Jim Grobe (1972-1974)
Mike Silvester (1969-1971)
Bob Peczkoski (1966-1968)
Paul Rogers (1965)
Bob Prusmack (1963-1964)
Bill Mason (1961)
Fred Shepherd (1958-1960)
Players Who Have Worn #33:
Random Musings
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