The second commitment for UVA was supposed to be announced on Friday. However, some crazy journalism let the cat out of the bag and now the latest Cavalier is out in the open.
"I wanted to wait and let everyone know on Friday, but it got out somehow," said Somerville (N.J.) Immaculata offensive tackle Gordie Sammis of his commitment to Virginia. "It's disappointing too, because I didn't even say who I liked best or that I had committed but it was reported anyhow. It's out now. I'm committed to Virginia."
Sammis, a 6-foot-5, 290-pounder with 5.2-second speed in the 40-yard dash, chose UVA over offers from Rutgers and Pitt.
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"It was a tough decision, but I loved the Virginia campus, their coaching staff, the commitment to winning and the education there," he said. "I almost committed in May, but Rutgers did a great job recruiting me and made it tough. They delayed the decision, but I couldn't pass up Virginia."
Sammis was recruited by Al Golden for UVA and wanted to decide early.
"I felt like I had all the offers I wanted and deciding early would help me concentrate next season," he said. "I'm glad it's over."