Blue Chip Day: Richardson Update And More

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Virginia’s Blue Chip Prospect Day has already been a big success on the commitment front. In addition to those commits, though, there has been highly positive reaction from other prospects as well. Virginia commitments Jordan Lomax (CB, DeMatha) and Clifton Richardson (RB, Menchville) and uncommitted targets Eric and Blake Frohnapfel (TE and QB, Colonial Forge) commented on their experiences.

Blue Chip Day Itinerary

The Blue Chip Prospect Day began this morning around 10 according to Eric Frohnapfel . The day’s agenda was heavy on the academics, including tours of the grounds and academic buildings and meeting with professors. According to Frohnapfel, the academic personnel spoke at length about the student athlete/teacher relationship. Recruits got to see classrooms and dorms. It wasn’t all education oriented, though, as the prospects visited the stadium, the John Paul Jones Arena and the McCue Center. They also met with their position coach and reviewed film from the Spring Game. The day concluded with a presentation by head coach Mike London.


Jordan Lomax

DeMatha Catholic (Hyattsville, MD) defensive back Jordan Lomax was looking for reassurance on the commitment he made to the Cavaliers in late April.

“I just wanted to make sure I still felt the same as I did when I went there before,” Lomax said. “Going down there today, I feel that, yeah, I definitely made the right choice. The coaches are real excited to get the program moving. That’s the way they were before. Today’s visit gave me a better understanding of the school. We went into classrooms. We met professors. We went to dorms and we saw the basketball arena. We sat down in film sessions and Coach Dex and Coach West talked about coverages. It was a real great experience. It was better than the first time.”

The 5-11, 180-pound Lomax feels good about his commitment, but he has not ruled out visiting other schools. In particular, Louisville, Maryland and Stanford continue to push