Cavalier Corner

June 2017

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JUNE 2017 ◆ 19 BY BRAD FRANKLIN W ATCHING TO SEE WHAT Olamide Zaccheaus does next has become a steady part of the game-day at- mosphere for Wahoo fans. And this fall, with the rising third-year wideout poised to be a focal point of Vir- ginia's offense, there should be even more opportunities to do so. But coming off a tough season in 2016, the Philadelphia na- tive is focused on the details in a way he rarely has been in the past. "I definitely learned a lot last season," Zaccheaus said. "I learned a lot through a lot of new experiences with a new coaching staff and really a new team. "I think we all learned a lot about our- selves and I definitely learned a lot about myself." He caught 51 passes for 584 yards with a team-high seven touchdowns last fall, but despite playing in all 12 games Zaccheaus only started seven of them due in part to a nagging hamstring injury that limited him throughout the year. The year prior as a first-year, a healthy Zaccheaus returned 28 PLAYMAKER UVA Will Look To Get The Ball In Third-Year Receiver Olamide Zaccheaus' Hands Early And Often This Fall Zaccheaus notched 51 receptions for 584 yards with a team-high seven touchdowns in 2016, but a nagging hamstring injury prevented him from contributing as a return man and a ball carrier. PHOTO BY MATT RILEY/COURTESY UVA

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