Jameel Sewell (born October 19, 1987 in Richmond, Virginia) is an American football quarterback for the University of Virginia football team.
Jameel Sewell attended Hermitage High School in Richmond. As a senior he had 106 completions in 175 attempts for 2,001 yards and 27 touchdowns and threw six interceptions; as a junior, he completed 65 of 135 passes for 1,032 yards and 16 touchdowns. Sewell also rushed for three touchdowns and intercepted two passes from his safety position as a senior. He was named first-team All-Metro by the Richmond Times-Dispatch.
During the 2005 college football season, Sewell redshirted as a true freshman. Entering the 2006 season, he was third on the depth chart behind redshirt senior Christian Olsen and redshirt junior Kevin McCabe. When Olsen struggled during the season opener, a loss to Pittsburgh, both McCabe and Sewell received playing time. Sewell did not play in the following game, when McCabe relieved Olsen and led the Cavaliers to a victory over Wyoming. McCabe started in the next game, against Western Michigan, but was benched in favor of Sewell after halftime. Sewell started Virginia's remaining nine games in the 2006 season, beginning with a game at Georgia Tech. The Cavaliers posted a record of 4-5 in those games to finish the season with a 5-7 record. Despite generally positive opinions of Sewell's progress by fans and the media, Virginia finished near the bottom in most offensive categories in NCAA Division I-A.