June 15, 2006

Virginia is in pursuit of Maryland DT Jenkins

Damascus, Md., Good Counsel defensive tackle Nick Jenkins (6-foot-2, 282 pounds, 4.9 seconds) is one of the top 250 players in the nation. Jenkins, who now holds 31 scholarship offers, is starting to think about a timetable for his decision. Virginia is aggressively recruiting the Maryland lineman and Jenkins has visited UVa this spring. Is another visit to Charlottesville in the works and where do the Cavaliers stand for Jenkins?

"I really, really like Virginia. UVa is definitely a school that I am keeping a close eye on," said Jenkins.

Virginia assistant Mike London is the lead recruiter for Jenkins.

"Coach (Al) Groh and Coach London are two of my favorite coaches out there. They have told me that they love my toughness, quickness, and that I am a face in the fan type guy. Coach London is just cool. I feel like we can talk about anything. We talk more about fishing than football."

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