The guy with the prosthetic leg will play for the
Jacob Rainey, a Woodberry Forest quarterback who received national attention after having his right leg amputated in September 2011, agreed to accept a preferred walk-on spot on Virginia's football team, the Charlottesville Daily Progress reported.
Rainey, a 6-foot-3, 213-pounder who grew up in Charlottesville, lost his leg soon after being tackled in gruesome fashion and believed he'd never play football again. But with the help of a flexible prosthetic, he came back to play for Woodberry Forest in 2012. He completed 7 of 9 passes for 75 yards with a pair of touchdowns. ...
In other U.Va. news, standout offensive tackle Morgan Moses said he will remain with the Cavaliers rather than declaring for the
ODU's Plisco honored for academics
Plisco, a left-footed Woodside High graduate and two-time All-CAA first-team selection, set the FCS all-time record for punting average at 45.1. He was fifth nationally this season at 45.0, earning first-team Phil Steele All-America honors.
Plisco majors in accounting and finance and holds a 3.71 grade-point average.
Camry Green had 15 rebounds and 10 points as Christopher Newport (10-0, 3-0 USA South), ranked 25th nationally by d3hoops.com, won 62-50 at Greensboro (6-3, 2-1).
Tia Perry had 13 points and freshman
Bianca Richburg had 19 points and 12 rebounds for the Pride. ...
Becca Wann had 17 points, six rebounds and a career-high six steals as
The Spiders trailed 20-2 before getting in gear. ...