Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

College Sports

February 5, 2014

National Signing Day: Virginia football signees and bios

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BLUEFIELD — Jeff Farrar

6-1 195 Upland, Calif. Upland HS

Played wide receiver and cornerback at Upland High School for head coach Tim Salter … first scholarship recruit to come to Virginia from the state of California since linebacker Darren Childs (Mission Bay, Calif.) enrolled in 2005 … ESPN 300 recruit ... rated a four-star recruit according to ESPN.com … rated a three-star recruit according to Rivals.com, Scout.com and 247sports.com … named a first-team All-Baseline League defensive back after leading the Highlander secondary with 35 tackles and five interceptions for 105 return yards … helped the offense as a receiver with 25 receptions for 201 receiving yards … first-team defensive back from the San Bernardino County Sun … helped Upland win the 2013 Baseline League and helped the Highlanders to an appearance in the CIFSS Inland Division semifinals … was a member of the West team in the 2014 Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl played at the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. … enjoys fishing for sharks off the coast of California … grew up playing basketball and soccer … enjoys the beach and body boarding.

Jake Fieler

OL 6-5 300 Parkersburg, W.Va. Parkersburg South/Fork Union Military Academy

Enrolled in January and will participate in spring practice ... offensive and defensive lineman at Fork Union Military Academy's postgraduate team under head coach John Shuman ... played in all eight games as Fork Union went 5-3 ... saw time at LT, LG, RG and RT during the 2013 season ... can play all five offensive line positions ... a 2013 graduate of Parkersburg South High School in Parkersburg West Virginia under head coach Jon Bolen ... was an All-TRAC honoree as a senior ... played in the 2013 OVAC All-Star football game after a stellar career at Parkersburg South ... as a junior helped Parkersburg to the WVSSAC "Final Eight" appearance ... played center as a sophomore ... also played basketball and participated in track and field ... son of Karl and Jenny Fieler ... father Karl played football and rugby in college at Ohio ... mother Jenny (Dula) played volleyball in college at Ohio ... has one brother, Chase ... brother Chase is a senior on the Florida Gulf Coast men's basketball team ... brother Chase started all 37 games during Florida Gulf Coast's ride to the Sweet 16 during the 2013 NCAA Tournament ... has one sister, Ryan ... sister Ryan played volleyball for two seasons at Glenville State.

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