UVa's Academics Stands Out to Matos

Yetur Matos made the trek to Charlottesville on Saturday for UVa's scrimmage and cookout. Scout caught up with the Fredericksburg (Va.) Chancellor High defensive end to discuss his visit.

Yetur Matos saw what he needed to see on Saturday during his visit to Virginia. 

"Not only was it a good school academically," said Matos, "but I do like the fact that it is close to home, so that my family and friends can come watch me play." 

The Fredericksburg (Va.) Chancellor High defensive end was able to watch the Cavaliers' final scrimmage before the season begins during this time in Charlottesville, however, he was also able to take a tour of the facilities and most importantly learn more about the University itself. 

"The academic presentation stood out," he said.  "It seems that UVa is very thorough with regard to my academics and stressed the importance of my education." 

During his time at UVa, Matos met with UVa assistants Jappy Oliver and Dave Borbely and UVa Head Coach Mike London, "they seem like good people," he said.

According to Matos, his time with London was a chance to learn more about the head coach's priorities. 

"We talked about improving our strengths and weaknesses on and off the field," said Matos,"and he conveyed how passionate he is about what he is doing at the University of Virginia." 

The 6-foot-4, 225 pounder saw his stock rise heavily this spring and summer. The 2017 prospect's list of suitors includes Clemson, Duke, Maryland,Penn State, Virginia, Virginia Tech, West Virginia, North Carolina, Marshall and NC State among others. With over double digit offers, Matos is not prepared to state where anyone is in his recruitment. 

"Still evaluating schools and what they have to offer me," he said. 

Matos will return to UVa on September 12th to watch the 'Hoos take on Notre Dame. 

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