NCAA provides extra season to last-year UVA players
Virginia football players with ending eligibility will be given an additional year by the NCAA in the wake of a shooting that killed Devin Chandler, Lavel Davis Jr. and D’Sean Perry last month.Virginia validated to ESPN that it started and submitted the request to the NCAA.The choice affects just a
handful of players who remained in their final season of eligibility in 2022. One of those players– receiver Billy Kemp IV– has actually currently stated for the NFL draft. Anthony Johnson, a first-team All-ACC cornerback, simply finished his sixth season and accepted an invite to the Elder Bowl.2 Related Virginia canceled its final 2 games after the shooting
, which likewise left running back Mike Hollins and trainee Marlee Morgan injured.Christopher Darnell Jones Jr., a UVA student and previous member of the football team
who was on the journey, has been charged with 3 counts of second-degree murder and making use of a gun in the commission of a felony.Prosecutors have likewise charged him with 2 counts of malicious wounding and additional gun-related charges connected to shooting Hollins and Morgan. He is being held without bail in a Charlottesville jail. There is a case status hearing set up for Thursday.