Tony Elliott and the Cavaliers continue to attract rookies from the state.
Kamren Robinson, the No. 8 ranked prospect in the Commonwealth of Virginia, announced his commitment to the UVA football program in a social media post Friday afternoon.
Robinson, a 6’2″, 215-pound linebacker from Essex High School in Tappahannock, Va., picked the Cavaliers over offers from 15 other schools, including Virginia Tech, Tennessee, Boston College, Florida State, Indiana, South Carolina, Penn State, Pittsburgh, Ole Miss and Maryland, as well as national programs Liberty, James Madison and Old Dominion UVA was the third school to offer Robinson on January 15 and he traveled to Virginia a few days later. late.
He made official visits to Virginia and Virginia Tech this month and finally signed with the Cavaliers on July 1.
Rated a three-star prospect by 247Sports, Robinson is the No. 8 ranked player in the Commonwealth of Virginia and the No. 36 ranked linebacker in the nation in the Class of 2023. Robinson is the highest-ranked Virginia native to commit to UVA. since defensive lineman Bryce Carter, who was Virginia’s No. 4 ranked prospect in the 2021 recruiting class. Robinson is also the highest-ranked recruit to date in Virginia’s recruiting class of 2023.
Robinson is the fifth Virginia prospect to commit to the Cavaliers this recruiting cycle, joining offensive lineman Cole Surber (Nokesville, Va.), running back Donte Hawthorne (Stafford, Va.), lineman defensive end Miles Greene (Highland Springs, Va.) and defensive lineman Rodney Lora (Woodberry Forest, Va.).
Kamren Robinson is the ninth verbal commitment in the UVA Football Recruiting Class of 2023:
- offensive lineman Cole Surber (hired April 29)
- running back Donte Hawthorne (hired May 29)
- cornerback Jarvis Lee (hired June 5)
- defensive lineman Miles Greene (joined June 6)
- wide receiver Amare Thomas (hired June 17)
- tight end TeKai Kirby (joined June 24)
- defensive lineman Rodney Lora (joined June 24)
- running back Noah Vaughn (hired June 27)
- linebacker Kamren Robinson (joined July 1)
See more details on each of Virginia’s Class of 2023 football commitments here.
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