After discovering large success within the type of switch tight finish Tony Poljan, Bronco Mendenhall and the Virginia soccer workforce went again to the portal to fill a necessity on the similar place.
Jelani Woods, a 6-foot-7, 275-pound tight finish from Oklahoma State, introduced Thursday night time that he’s headed to UVa after 4 seasons with the Cowboys. He simply wrapped up his redshirt junior season and has two years of potential eligibility remaining.
“I am able to get to work,” he wrote.
With Poljan turning his consideration towards skilled alternatives, UVa’s tight finish room options Grant Misch and a number of unproven underclassmen. Woods instantly provides expertise to the tight finish place.
Woods caught 31 passes for 361 yards and 4 touchdowns throughout his time at Oklahoma State. This season, he caught eight passes for 129 yards and one landing.
The large tight finish will hope to observe in Poljan’s footsteps. Poljan reeled in 38 receptions for 411 yards and 6 touchdowns, turning into one of many prime tight ends within the ACC throughout his one season in Charlottesville.
Woods possesses the scale and athleticism to turn into a red-zone receiving goal and an necessary blocking risk within the working sport.
— to dailyprogress.com