Countdown To National Signing Day 2017: Important Weekend Ahead

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Bronco Mendenhall ~ Kris Wright
Bronco Mendenhall is looking to close out his first full recruiting class as Cavalier head coach in strong fashion. ~ Kris Wright

With Signing Day now less than two weeks away, the Countdown To National Signing Day returns with the latest Virginia football recruiting storylines. We’ll take you through what to watch for this weekend (there is a lot!), but first lets take a look at where UVA stands numbers-wise in class of 2017 recruiting.

What You Need To Know

National Signing Day for the 2017 Class: Wednesday, February 1

UVA Class of 2017 Commitments: Virginia has 18 verbal commitments plus four prospects — running backs Lamont Atkins and Jamari Peacock, and defensive backs Zachariah Burton and Germane Crowell — who have enrolled midyear. The position breakdown is as follows …

QB – 1
RB – 3
WR – 1
OL – 4
NT – 1
DE – 2
OLB/DE – 1
LB – 3
DB – 5
PK/P – 1

As of this writing, UVA’s 2017 Class is ranked no. 48 overall in the