Virginia sophomore S Quin Blanding "should also have another monster tackle season thanks to his understanding of field leverage and tackling fundamentals," believes NFL Media draft analyst Lance Zierlein.
So long as he's healthy, Virginia redshirt senior CB Demetrious Nicholson (toe) "will contend for first-team All-ACC honors in a league that has a number of top-flight corners," notes NFL Media.
Virginia sophomore S Quin Blanding "runs well, and he is smooth, tracks the ball well, is physical and packs a punch," notes NFL Media.
Virginia sophomore S Quin Blanding is "a hard hitter with range in coverage, and he likely has a bright NFL future," according to Sports on Earth's Matt Brown.
Per Sports on Earth's Matt Brown, Virginia senior CB Maurice Canady "brings nice athleticism and ball skills to the position, although he could stand to be a bit more physical."
Virginia redshirt senior CB Demetrious Nicholson is a "pesky cover man with instincts and ballskills that will give him a chance at the next level," according to CBS Sports' Dane Brugler.
Virginia redshirt senior David Dean "plays stout and is rarely moved from his spot or put in reverse, anchoring down and occupying multiple blockers," CBS Sports' Dane Brugler observes.
CBS Sports' Dane Brugler believes that "NFL teams who prioritize height, confidence and speed at defensive back will be interested" in Virginia senior CB Maurice Canady.
NFL Media draft analyst Chad Reuter paints Virginia senior CB Maurice Canady as a polarizing top-50 prospect with work to do.
Virginia redshirt senior CB Demetrious Nicholson (toe) "has All-ACC talent if healthy," observes NFL Media.
Former Texas and Arizona redshirt junior QB Connor Brewer transferred to Virginia.
NFL Media ranks Virginia HC Mike London as having the No. 2 hottest seat in college football.
Former Maryland graduate RB Albert Reid transferred to Virginia.
Virginia sophomore S Quin Blanding "is on the cusp of becoming one of college football's most recognizable defensive names," believes Jared Shanker of ESPN.
Virginia redshirt freshman QB Corwin "Turtle" Cutler announced he will transfer to Hutchinson (Kan.) Community College.