UVa Football Picks up Big Commitment for 2014 Class

Virginia Beach - UVa football picked up a huge verbal commitment Wednesday from's number 4 ranked recruit in the nation in the Class of 2014.

Safety and wide receiver Quin Blanding out of Bayside High School in Virginia Beach picked the Cavaliers over gridiron powers including Notre Dame, Ohio State, Florida State and Clemson. Blanding is 6-2, 200 pounds and is being recruited as a safety. Blanding's commitment continues the Bayside to UVa pipeline that's also brought the Cavs 2013 running back Tayquan Mizzell and rising junior cornerback Trey Nicholson.