Kiser Reaffirms Commitment To UVa

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Gilman (Baltimore, MD) star senior
Micah Kiser verbally committed to the University of Virginia on April 30, choosing the Hoos over many other major college suitors including Auburn, Florida, Maryland, Oklahoma, Penn State, South Carolina, Stanford, and Virginia Tech. Recently, though, the 6’2″, 215-pound linebacker expressed an interest in taking a visit to the University of Maryland. Cavalier assistants Shawn Moore and Anthony Poindexter traveled to Kiser’s home this Tuesday to try and solidify the coveted prospect’s original decision.

The duo appears to have been successful.

Micah Kiser

“I’m 100% all in committed to UVA,” Kiser wrote in a Facebook interview with

Keeping Kiser in the fold is huge for a Cavaliers defense that loses All-ACC middle linebacker Steve Greer and longtime outside linebacker starter LaRoy Reynolds. Virginia is projected to have 10 scholarship linebackers, including the three committed current high school seniors, in the 2013 season.

Projected 2013 Season Roster: Linebacker

Juniors: Henry Coley (OLB/MLB), DJ Hill (OLB), Daquan Romero (OLB)
Sophomores: Demeitre Brim (OLB), Trent Corney (OLB), Kwontie Moore (MLB)
Red-Shirt Freshmen: Mark Hall (OLB)
True Freshmen: Zach Bradshaw (OLB), Micah Kiser (MLB/OLB), LaChaston Smith (OLB)

Kiser, as alluded to in the roster projection, has the ability to play middle or outside linebacker at UVa. He started three seasons at inside linebacker at Gilman. As a junior, the consensus all-state player had