Virginia reeled in its eighth commitment of the 2015 class on Wednesday when James Trucilla of Cathedral Prep in Erie, Pa., announced his college decision. The defensive tackle shared the news on Twitter:
I am happy to say I am verbally committed to University of Virginia. Go Wahoos! pic.twitter.com/Yj3fBsZdX2— James Trucilla (@bighoss2737) June 18, 2014
At 6-2, 265 pounds, Trucilla projects as a defensive tackle for the Cavaliers. Currently, the team has six scholarship D-tackles, with five of those players expected to return in 2015.
According to 247Sports.com, Virginia’s class is now ranked No. 10 in the ACC.