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National Signing Day 2011: ATH Dominique Terrell Signs with Virginia

The Cavaliers land their second big pull of the day, thanks to Anthony Poindexter, the primary recruiter here! All signs leading up to National Signing Day suggested, but now it's official - Dominique Terrell will be a Wahoo next season! Terrell picked Virginia over Miami and West Virginia.

Dominique Terrell | Athlete | Osbourn Senior HS (Manassas, Va.)
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5'11" / 175 lbs / 4.4 Video: [ESPN] [Rivals] [Rivals 2] [Rivals 3]

Rankings:
- ESPN:  4* / 80 Rating / #122 Overall / #19 ATH
- Rivals: 4* / 5.8 Rating / #11 ATH / #204 Overall / #5 State
- Scout: 4* / #23 CB
- _247: 4* / 92 Rating / #15 ATH / #192 Overall / #5 State

Other Offers: Miami, West Virginia, Auburn, Duke, Maryland, North Carolina, North Carolina State, Pittsburgh, Rutgers, Stanford, Tennessee, Texas Tech, UCLA, Vanderbilt, Virginia Tech

Notes:  You want the ball in his hands. Scout.com describes him as "quicker than fast" with "outstanding change of direction" and "surprising toughness." The sentiments are echoed by ESPN, which adds that he can cut at full speed with little wasted motion, and that he has "RB-like vision and terrific open field run instincts." The scouting services are drooling all over him, and say that he can play in pretty much any position. He was the Area Offensive Player of the Year. As a senior, Terrell put up 2,070 rushing yards, while passing for 1,419 yards and a combined 45 touchdowns.

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"It is close to home, which would make it easy for my family to make it to my games. Mike London is also another big reason. I connected well with the staff and I have a lot of friends headed there." --On Virginia.

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