Bronco Mendenhall and his assistants have done most of their recruiting on the East Coast for the 2017 cycle. On Monday, however, they landed a prospect from the Lone Star State.
Matt Gahm, a linebacker from Dallas, Texas, is the latest player to commit to Virginia. He announced the news of his decision via his personal Twitter account:
Honored and excited to say I am committing to the University of Virginia! GO HOOS pic.twitter.com/wwRW0ngauk
— Matt Gahm (@matt_gahm) June 20, 2016
A 6-2, 224-pound recruit, Gahm attends Highland Park High School. He is the first linebacker to pledge to the Cavaliers this cycle.
Gahm is one of nine players currently committed to UVa. The program’s 2017 class is ranked No. 49 nationally, according to 247Sports’ composite rankings.