Four-star lineman had been considering UNC, Tennessee
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It wasn’t a stellar class, but the news that 6-6, 336-pound offensive lineman Morgan Moses had faxed his letter of intent in had to make Mike London’s first signing day as head coach at the University of Virginia.
Moses had committed to UVa. last fall when Al Groh was still the head man in Charlottesville, but had reportedly still been considering North Carolina and Tennessee, among others, after Groh was let go following a 3-9 season in 2009.
Even with Moses in the fold, the Virginia class was ranked in the middle of the pack in Division I-A, at 65th nationally in both the Rivals.com and Scout.com rankings, and 10th (Rivals) and 11th (Scout) in the 12-team ACC.
The consolation for UVa. fans – the class had been 12th in the conference in the recruiting rankings in the fall, meaning London was able to make a small improvement overall after coming on board in December.
Pablo Alvarez S/WR 6-3 190 Coral Gables, Fla. Belen Jesuit Prep
Chris BrathwaiteLB/DL 6-1 250 Brooklyn, N.Y. Holy Cross HS
Ryan Cobb LB/FB 6-1 220 Saddle River, N.J. Don Bosco Prep
Henry Coley LB 6-2 230 Virginia Beach, Va. Bayside HS
Conner Davis OL 6-5 255 Henrico, Va. Deep Run HS
Miles Gooch QB/ATH 6-3 210 Decatur, Ga. Towers HS
Stephen Lawe OL/DL 6-5 285 Norfolk, Va. Maury HS
Jake McGee QB/ATH 6-5 210 Richmond, Va. Collegiate School
Morgan Moses OL 6-6 336 Richmond, Va. Meadowbrook HS/Fork Union Military
Kevin Parks RB 5-8 195 Salisbury, N.C. West Rowan HS
Michael Rocco QB/ATH 6-3 205 Lynchburg, Va. Liberty Christian Academy
Earl “EJ” Scott WR/DB 5-11 170 Ellicott City, Md. Our Lady of Good Counsel
Khalek ShepherdDB/WR 5-8 175 Upper Marlboro, Md. Gwynn Park
Michael Strauss QB 6-2 204 Key Biscayne, Fla. Gulliver Prep
Zach Swanson TE 6-6 225 Kady, TX Kady High School
Rijo Walker CB 5-10 170 Hampton, Va. Bethel HS
Cody Wallace OL 6-4 265 Moorestown, N.J. Moorestown HS/Fork Union Military