Sabre Scoop: Camp Season Underway

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Camp Season Is Here

Johns, shown here at Virginia's Junior Day on March 1, is expected at UVa's camp on Sunday (photo courtesy of Johns)
Johns, shown here at Virginia’s Junior Day on March 1, is expected at UVa’s camp on Sunday (photo courtesy of Johns)

Virginia football will host its first one-day camp of 2014 on Sunday. We will be on hand for coverage of the event, which typically begins around 9 am and lasts into the early afternoon hours. A talented group is expected on Grounds, including Florida native Grant Polk, a 6’6”, 290-pound offensive line prospect, as well as Virginia class of 2015 quarterback commitment Nick Johns and Randolph-Henry (Charlotte Courthouse, VA) rising junior wide receiver Joseph Reed.

Polk recently landed a Virginia offer. This will be his first visit to UVa, but he spoke highly of the Hoos in a May 27 article on the EDGE.

“Everything I’ve heard is really good, academics and football-wise,” Polk said of UVa. “Virginia has been a school I definitely have paid attention to. They didn’t have a great season last year, but I still like ‘em.”

Polk would like to commit by the end of July, though he did not rule out committing earlier if he finds the right fit. UVa has its chance to impress – and possibly emerge as the favorite – on Sunday.

Reed, a 6’2”, 200-pound prospect, grew up a Virginia fan. Coach London offered following the Cavaliers’ 2014 Spring Game.

“[Reed] and I went up – not for the Spring Game but the Saturday before – and they treated him really well,” Randolph-Henry head coach Jay Cole said in an April