How Will Dontayvion Wicks Bounce Back For Virginia?

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Virginia opens the season against William & Mary.
Dontayvion Wicks had a big day at the Virginia Spring Game. ~ Photo courtesy Matt Riley/Virginia Athletics Media Relations

When Dontayvion Wicks joined the Virginia football team in 2019, the receiver position was stacked. Key players taking snaps included Joe Reed, Hasise Dubois, Terrell Jana, and Billy Kemp IV. The first three are in the 100-1,000 club with at least 100 career catches and 1,000 career yards, while Kemp is set to join them soon with 67 more receiving yards.

That year’s team, of course, captured the program’s first ACC Coastal Division title and earned a trip to the Orange Bowl. In other words, Wicks’ true freshman season was