Is UVa Still in Running for Davis?

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Maryland hosted a number of terrific in-state prospects last weekend. One of the bigger names as far as Virginia is concerned was Vernon Davis , the All-American tight end prospect from Dunbar High School.

Davis, who roomed with All-American linebacker Wesley Jefferson, enjoyed his visit to College Park.

“It went pretty good – I enjoyed Maryland,” said Davis. “I got to hang out with Bruce Perry and all of them. I know a lot of them already. Wesley Jefferson was my roommate. He was cool…I also knew him personally before visiting.”

For what may be a good sign for the Cavaliers, Davis did not make a verbal commitment to Maryland. Heading into the visit, Virginia was the co-leader with Maryland, and it appears not much has changed.

“It’s still the same old same old,” said Davis. “It’s still Maryland and Virginia. I’m still going to visit Virginia. I want to take my time.”

Davis will have quite a bit of time before his January 17 Virginia trip. Next week, he leaves for Texas to play in the Army High School All-American game on January 5th.

The super-athletic tight end prospect is a major target for the Cavaliers and the Terrapins. Davis has also set a January 24th visit to Florida, however he may not need that trip.

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There have been rumors that Davis may commit to Maryland within the next two weeks. While he did tell me he will take his time, I got the sense Maryland may lead slightly. The key for Virginia will be getting him to visit. If he does make the trip, this one will be close.

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