March 2, 2007

Westphal talks about his decision, future at UVa

On Wednesday, Virginia received a verbal commitment from one of its top targets in the 2008 recruiting class. Menasha (Wis.) outisde linebacker/tight end Tyler Westphal (6-foot-6, 230 pounds 4.65 seconds) decided to end the process early and become a Cavalier.

Westphal had been told previously by the Virginia staff that his versatility and athleticism warranted looks at linebacker, tight end and defensive end. During his conversation with Al Groh, Westphal was told he would likely get his first shot at linebacker.

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