List of U.Va. signees

Oday Aboushi | OT | 6-5 | 290 | Xaverian Catholic High/Brooklyn, N.Y.

De-committed in December from Boston College; turned down

scholarship offers from BC, Rutgers, Maryland and Iowa; selected second team all-state by Class AA New York State Sportswriters

Association as a senior.

LoVante' Battle | S | 6-1 | 190 | Phoebus High/Hampton

Had an offer from Norfolk State; three interception returns for touchdowns in senior season; was first-team Daily Press All-Stars linebacker selection; recruited by assistant head coach for defense Bob Pruett.

Luke Bowanko | OT | 6-6 | 260 | Centreville High/Clifton

Received offers from Cincinnati, Boston College, Florida State,

Vanderbilt and Syracuse; U.Va. was first school to offer him; was

recruited by defensive backs coach Anthony Poindexter.

Sean Cascarano | OT | 6-6 | 260 | Glenbrook South High/Glenview, Ill.

Pulled in offers from Cincinnati, Michigan State, Arizona, Duke and Indiana; selected Chicago Tribune first-team all-state offensive

lineman; finished senior season with 24 pancake blocks.

Paul Freedman | TE | 6-6 | 250 | Clearwater Central Catholic High/Clearwater, Fla.

Had offers from Duke, Indiana and Florida International; first-team All-Pinellas County tight end as a senior and honorable mention choice for St. Petersburg Times All-Suncoast team.

Will Hill | DE | 6-4 | 265 | Lafayette High/Williamsburg

Considered offers from Maryland, Penn State and Tennessee; made first-team Daily Press All-Stars and Associated Press Group AA first-team all-state; Region I defensive Player of the Year; had 92 tackles, including 14 sacks; enrolled in January.

Quintin Hunter | QB | 6-1 | 185 | Orange County High/Orange

AP Group AA first team all-state selection in secondary as a senior; could also play wide receiver; recruited by U.Va. running backs coach Wayne Lineburg.

Perry Jones | S | 5-10 | 187 | Oscar Smith High/Chesapeake

AP Group AAA Player of the Year as a senior; had 1,831 rushing yards, 30 touchdowns and 119 tackles, including 10 sacks; recruited by Bob Pruett.

Corey Lillard | S | 5-11 | 200 | Liberty High/Bealeton

Had offers from West Virginia, Boston College, Wake Forest, North Carolina, N.C. State, Duke and Rutgers; recruited by Wayne Lineburg; still working to get qualified academically.

Jeremiah Mathis | LB | 6-2 | 235 | DeMatha Catholic/Hyattsville, Md.

Considered offers from Clemson, Wake Forest, Maryland, Kansas State, New Mexico and Liberty; had 96 tackles, including 13 sacks, as a senior; recruited by Anthony Poindexter.

Connor McCartin | LB | 6-3 | 215 | Fauquier High/Warrenton

First offer came from U.Va.; his brother, Kyle, joined U.Va. last year as a recruited walk-on quarterback; recruited by U.Va. tight ends coach recruiting coordinator Bob Price.

Ross Metheny | QB | 6-3 | 190 | Sherando High/Stephens City

Received offer from Connecticut; torn left ACL in senior season caused him to miss last three games and he'll rehab until summer; first-team All-Region II quarterback as senior after passing for 1,317 yards;


Morgan Moses | OT | 6-7 | 330 | Meadowbrook High/Richmond

Parade All-American; back-to-back AP Group AAA first-team all-state selections; chosen to Orlando Sentinel's All-Southern team; recruited by U.Va. wide receivers coach Latrell Scott, who also recruited Moses when he coached at Tennessee.

Justin Renfrow | DE | 6-4 | 245 | William Penn Charter School/


Had offers from West Virginia, UNC, UConn, Duke, Stanford and

Temple; more than 20 sacks combined in junior and senior seasons; first team All Inter-Academic League as junior and senior.

LaRoy Reynolds | WR | 6-2 | 215 | Maury High/Norfolk

Received offers from UConn, N.C. State and Syracuse; spent time primarily at linebacker, safety, wide receiver and fullback in his senior season; could play safety at U.Va.; recruited by Bob Pruett.

Kevin Royal | WR | 6-4 | 205 | Brunswick High/Greenwich, Conn.

U.Va. was first school to offer; broke bone in his right forearm and missed half his senior season; had eight catches for 203 yards and two touchdowns, plus 243 rushing yards and three touchdowns.

Bobby Smith | WR | 6-6 | 200 | Varina High/Richmond

Considered offers from Old Dominion, Bowling Green, Delaware and Youngstown State; had 54 catches for 1,040 yards and 14 touchdowns as a senior; recruited by wide receivers coach Latrell Scott.

Tim Smith | WR | 6-1 | 185 | Oscar Smith High/Chesapeake

Had offers from West Virginia, Louisville, Boston College, Maryland, South Carolina and Minnesota; AP Group AAA first-team all-state selection as a senior; had 73 catches for 1,681 yards and

24 touchdowns.

Jake Snyder | DE | 6-4 | 245 | Deep Run High/Glen Allen

Selected AP Group AAA first-team all-state after having 24 sacks as senior; also had 14 catches for 231 yards and three touchdowns at tight end; brother, Matt, is a walk-on receiver at U.Va.

Javanti Sparrow | WR | 6-0 | 185 | Western Branch High/Chesapeake

First offer came from U.Va.; had 39 catches for 635 yards and six touchdowns to go along with 42 tackles and two interceptions; also could play in secondary.

Hunter Steward | OT | 6-8 | 315 | Kellam High/Virginia Beach

Considered offers from Marshall and James Madison; transferred to Kellam from Canada; was chosen AP Group AAA first-team all-state after senior season; recruited by Bob Pruett.

Brent Urban | DE | 6-6 | 285 | Lorne Park Secondary/Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

Received an offer from Louisville; had 19 sacks as part of his 37 tackles for loss combined in his last two seasons; recruited by Bob Price.

Cody Wallace | OT | 6-4 | 265 | Moorestown High/Moorestown, N.J.

Had an offer from Central Florida; also was getting a lot of interest from West Virginia, Miami and Rutgers; recruited by former U.Va. offensive coordinator Mike Groh.

Dominique Wallace | RB | 6-0 | 220 | Chancellor High/Fredericksburg

Selected AP Group AA first team all-state in senior season after

running for 1,893 yards and 31 touchdowns; was second '09 class player to commit to U.Va. last February; also played linebacker.

Tucker Windle | LB | 6-2 | 227 | Charlotte (N.C.) Catholic High

Considered offers from Virginia Tech, Wisconsin, Wake Forest,

N.C. State and Duke; North Carolina AP first team all-state tight end after 24 catches for 408 yards and six touchdowns; father played linebacker at U.Va.

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