How to track UVA’s incoming class, 2016 edition

Full cycle recruiting has arrived at Virginia.

The Cavaliers will officially begin recruiting classes on May 1, with a total of 34 players committed to the program for the 2017 season.

The team will begin with 18 freshmen and nine sophomores.UVA will also add four high school prospects, one of whom is a four-star linebacker who could be considered a first-round pick in the 2017 NFL Draft.

Three of those four players are on the 2017 Virginia basketball team.

UVA has added six transfers to its 2017 class, including five transfers in the past month, and a fifth transfer, former two-star cornerback Jaleel Alford, is committed to Virginia.

Alford is the only UVA player committed to a FBS school in the class of 2017.

He has the distinction of playing at the same high school as the other four players listed above.

Alford committed to UVA in May of 2017 and he is the fifth member of the 2017 class to commit to the Cavaliers.