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Chicago WR adds a new team to list

At one point, it looked like it was going to be a four-team race for Jason Avant, the nation's No. 12 receiver. However, it has now become a race involving five teams.
So who is the new team to enter the picture?
"Virginia is now up there," Avant, who is from Chicago Carver Area, said.
"I like Al Groh's system, too. I watched them on TV the other night. They have a good system in place but just don't have anybody to go out and catch the ball."
UVA joins Ohio State, Michigan, Tennessee and Miami as the top five teams on Avant's list. He said he's already received called in September from Michigan, Tennessee, Miami, Purdue, Virginia, Illinois, Iowa and Ohio State.
"I just feel the best about the situations at Virginia, Ohio State, Michigan, Tennessee and Miami," Avant said. "It's a real blessing to be recruited and offered by those guys. I haven't set my visits up, but plan on doing that here pretty soon."
Avant's team is 1-1 on the season. He missed the first game but came back with 125 yards receiving in the second game. He also added a touchdown as one of his five receptions.
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