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UVA announces 2011 football recruiting class

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA (WWBT) - The Virginia football program signed 24 players to a National Letters of Intent (NLI) for the 2011-12 academic school year head coach Mike London announced. 

Two additional recruits enrolled at UVa in January, topping the class off at 26. Highlighting the nationally ranked class are five ESPNU Top 150 prospects, 17 signees from the state of Virginia and the Gatorade Football Player of the Year from the state of Virginia, and Maryland.

The 17 signees from the state of Virginia are the most by UVa since at least 1990.

Diamonte Bailey                  DE          6-3       225         Hermitage, Va. (Hermitage)

Thompson Brown                DE          6-4       230         Richmond, Va. (St. Christopher's)

Ross Burbank                      OL          6-4       290         Virginia Beach, Va. (Frank W. Cox)

Rob Burns                           DE          6-7       230         Ashburn, Va. (Stone Bridge)

Vincent Croce                      DE          6-4       250         Olney, Md. (Our Lady of Good Counsel)

Tim Cwalina                        OT          6-7       295         Pittsburgh, Pa. (Mount Lebanon)

David Dean                         DT          6-1       285         Virginia Beach, Va. (Green Run)

Adrian Gamble                    WR         6-1       180         Charlotte, N.C. (Independence)

Kevin Green                       ATH        6-2       205         Petersburg, Va. (Petersburg)

Anthony Harris                    DB         6-1       185         Chesterfield, Va. (Lloyd C. Bird)

D.J. Hill                               LB          6-0       210         Covington, Ga. (Newton)

Darius Jennings                   WR         5-11     175         Baltimore, Md. (Gilman School)
Kelby Johnson                     OT          6-7       285         Hyattsville, Md. (DeMatha Catholic)

Marco Jones                        DE          6-3       250         Baltimore, Md. (Boys Latin School)

Kyrrel Latimer                     DB         5-10     200         Hyattsville, Md. (DeMatha Catholic/Fork Union Military) 

Darius Lee                           LB          6-1       205         Alexandria, Va. (St. Stephen's & St. Agnes School)

Kameron Mack                    DB         6-5       200         Portsmouth, Va. (I.C. Norcom)

Demetrious Nicholson         DB         5-11     170         Virginia Beach, Va. (Bayside)

Brandon Phelps                   DB         6-0       175         Damascus, Md. (Damascus)

Clifton Richardson              RB          6-0       195         Newport News, Va. (Menchville)

Daquan Romero *                LB          6-1       212         Hampton, Va. (Phoebus)

Caleb Taylor                        LB          6-0       225         Hampton, Va. (Phoebus)

Dominique Terrell              ATH        5-11     170         Manassas, Va. (Osbourn)
Mason Thomas                    DB         6-0       200         Virginia Beach, Va. (Kempsville)

David Watford *                  QB         6-1       180         Hampton, Va. (Hampton)

Jay Whitmire                       OT          6-6       290         Alexandria, Va. (T.C. Williams)

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