Last night we told you some of their names, on "'Hoos Trending" we tell you who they are and where they stand in their recruitment. The list is pretty long so lets get right to the list.
**This is the expected list, things can change**
The Latest: I don't know how many arrows I can put to really show how much his recruitment is trending towards Virginia. Kissimmee (Fla.) Osceola running back Laderrien Wilson is taking his official visit this weekend, and let's just say HooNation is under a Category 5 commitment watch.
2016 Targets (With Offers)
The Latest: It's big that UVa Chesapeake (Va.) Grassfield four-star wideout Grant Holloway managed to get Holloway to consider a visit. However, this remains a long shot for the 'Hoos. Holloway has a top four that consists of: Georgia, Virginia Tech, Florida and Oregon.
The Latest: FUMA post grad kicker Holland Corbett will be on Grounds. Corbett, originally from Western Albemarle, picked up an offer from the Cavs this week. He was originally meant to walk-on this year, but decided to head to Fork Union. However, with Corbett returning to Virginia this recruitment could soon end as well.
2017 Targets (With Offers)
The Latest: TyJuan Garbutt is making his third trip to Virginia in the last month. The Fredericksburg (Va.) Riverbend defensive end is clearly high on the Cavaliers. Garbutt holds a plethora of offers, which includes Michigan State, Pittsburgh, Penn State, Virginia Tech and Syracuse. Although he hasn't listed any favorites, the 'Hoos should feel good about where things stand.
The Latest: Yetur Matos has several big time offers, including Clemson and Penn State. The Chancellor High defensive end was on Grounds just two weeks ago to watch Virginia's scrimmage. He left impressed by the academics at UVa. Matos has a long way in his recruitment, however. Expect more schools to come into play.
The Latest: Nothing new to report with A.J. Dillon. The Groton (Mass.) Lawrence Academy running back holds offers from Syracuse, Connecticut, Boston College and Temple as well. Dillon is very high on the Cavaliers, however, he is a Notre Dame legacy. It is hard to see the Irish not being a favorite if they do offer. However, at the moment UVa continues to impress Dillon.
The Latest: Highland Springs (Va.) offensive tackle Mekhi Becton is making his second trip in two weeks to UVa. Becton picked up an offer from the Cavaliers after impressing the coaches in July. The Cavs should feel really good where they stand in his recruitment.
The Latest: Alex Faniel holds offers from Virginia Tech, NC State, Temple, and ECU. However, his offer list does not mirror his talents. Last season the Glen Allen (Va.) quarterback was injured, but with him healthy things could heat up for the standout. Faniel is high on UVa's board, and Faniel values academics. It's good the Cavs got in early.
The Latest: Tye Freeland has kept quiet as far as his recruitment. The Dinwiddie athlete picked up an offer from UVa this spring.
The Latest: It is still early to name favorites for Lindell Stone. Stone picked up a recent from West Virginia, adding to his list of suitors- Cincinnati, UCLA, Wake Forest, Temple Tulane, Indiana and Purdue. Stone, however, has established a great relationship with the staff, especially with offensive coordinator Steve Fairchild. He is making his second visit this month. The only the 'Hoos will need to watch out for are schools like Stanford and Duke. Two academic programs that offer a good balance of football and academics. Stone was injured last season, which means his offer list did not grow as expected. If he remains healthy and other schools have spots on the their board, like Duke, well that trend meter could switch in a hurry.
The Latest: John Kirven holds a UVa offer, and the 'Hoos are a heavy favorite to land the Woodberry Forest tight end, since his brother Caid Kirven is a walk-on basketball player at Virginia. However, he has seen interest from North Carolina and Clemson in the last month. Kirven is originally from Raleigh, North Carolina, and has told Scout he would like to be closer to home. The good news for UVa, Charlottesville is not that far. But if UNC or Duke or any of the schools in the Triangle come into the picture, things will get interesting.
The Latest: Dematha defensive end Chase Young is highly sought after. Young holds offers from Maryland, Michigan State, NC State, Tennessee, Penn State, Tennessee and many more. To say this will be a challenge is to put it lightly. However, he is coming to Grounds, step one.
The Latest: Getting five-star Devon Hunter is huge. The athlete from Indian River is approaching 30 offers. The SEC schools could be hard to compete with.
The Latest: Virginia was the first to offer Marquis Hall. Hall coming into this season, is on the radar of plenty of schools. He is one to watch.
The Latest: Four-star outside linebacker Nathan Proctor holds big time offers like Georgia, Florida, Miami, Maryland and Florida are just some of the offers. This trend meter could honestly be down. It's good that UVa is expecting him on Grounds, however, I'm not sure how much of a dent that will make.
2018 Targets (With Offers)
The Latest:The four-star Bayside outside linebacker already holds double-digit offers, which includes Georgia, Florida State, Ohio State, and Tennessee among others. His is an elite talent that UVa would love to keep home. Right now Mitchell is examining every option available.
The Latest: UVa was the first school to offer Nana Asiedu. The North Stafford defensive end earned the offer after his performance at UVa's camp. Good thing Virginia got in early, he could explode after this fall.
The Latest: K'Vaughan Pope picked up an offer from Virginia in April. NC State is his other offer, but with Tennessee in the picture for the wide receiver, it's good UVa is on him early. Pope was originally meant to go to UVa's scrimmage two weeks ago, but could not make the trip. He needs to get on Grounds in order for the Cavs to keep momentum before others join.
2019 Targets (With Offers)
The Latest: Jalon Jones is a quarterback that will receive plenty of attention this year. The Varina standout comes from an athletic family, and has become a regular visitor on Grounds. Again really early in his recruitment, and I know I've said this before, however, getting in early is big.
The Latest: Antoine Whitner is another to pick up an offer this summer after camp. The two-way lineman for Glen Allen High School is close with commit Cole Blackman.
Players to Watch
UVa will host a number of other players this weekend with no offers. Here are a couple of guys that will be on Grounds.
- WR Terrell Jana (would be surprised if he doesn't pick up an offer soon)
Commits in Attendance
- WR Cole Blackman
- CB Darrius Bratton
- Athlete Bryce Hall
- CB Nick Grant
- WR Aidan Howard
- Safety Jordan Mack
- CB Chris Moore
- OLB/DE Matt Terrell
- WR Joseph Reed
- RB Tre Harbison
HooNation.com will also have you covered after the game with post visit reactions.