Indiana University running back transfer Ronnie Walker Jr., a player Virginia football head coach Bronco Mendenhall recruited heavily in the class of 2018, has been announced as the newest member of the Virginia football program. The sooner the former Hopewell High School (VA) star can play for the Hoos, the better.
Rotational running backs Lamont Atkins and P.K. Kier had eligibility remaining but moved on, and rising redshirt freshman Seneca Milledge, a speedster who probably was more suited for an H-Back role, decided to transfer. These departures left the Cavaliers with only two eligible scholarship tailbacks – junior Wayne Taulapapa and redshirt freshman Mike Hollins – on the roster in the 2020 season, along with senior scholarship big back Jamari Peacock, whose primary role is as a blocker.
Walker Jr. gaining immediate eligibility – at this point,...
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