Recruiting Stronger Than Ever At Virginia

Mike London continues to recruit well, particularly in the all too important Tidewater area.

Ever since Mike London took over the head coaching reins from Al Groh, excellent high school football recruiting has been revived for the Cavaliers. In fact, recruiting may have never been this good in the history of Virginia football. No, that’s not hyperbole.

London and his staff are on par to land their fourth straight Top 28 recruiting class (according to This is an area unfamiliar to the program, at least in the modern day of full class rankings. Prior to London, the best the program could do was land three Top 20 classes in a four-year span. And that, coincidentally, was during Coach Groh’s first four years.