September 5, 2006

UVa coaches check in with N.Y. lineman Elliott

East Meadow, N.Y., offensive tackle/offensive guard John Elliott (6-foot-4, 288 pounds, 5.2 seconds) is one of the top players in New York and one of the top offensive linemen in the nation for 2007. Elliott, who holds more than 20 scholarship offers, cut his list to seven schools last month. Sept. 1 is the date when college coaches can initiate contact with recruits and UVa didn't waste ay time contacting Elliott.

"I received a call from Al Groh and John Garrett of Virginia. They were excited to talk to me again and let me know how important I am to their recruiting efforts this year," said Elliott.

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